Moses TAN (SG)

The Old Fort, 2017

graphite on wood, fabricated toilet cubicles, dimensions variable

Installation view at Making Shadows, Grey Projects, Singapore 


Moses Tan is an artist based in Singapore. His research interests include queer melancholia, poetic resistance and the potentials of scientific analogies. His artworks engage with quiet resistance through feelings such as melancholia and disassociation. Employing drawing and video in installations, he examines experiences and spaces.


Tan received his BA (Hons) in Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. He also holds a BA (Hons) in Chemistry and Biological Chemistry from Nanyang Technological University.


He won the Noise Singapore 2014 Award for Art and Design, the Winston Oh Travel Research Grant 2016 and the LASALLE Award of Academic Excellence 2016. 

Selected Exhibitions


Making Shadows, Grey Projects, Singapore

Wayang Malam 2: Short Films, Videos and Animations, Winstedt Campus, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

Latency, Hidden Space, Hong Kong

Videotage Cross Campus Art Exhibition, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore



Global Videos, synchronised screenings in 15 countries on International Human Rights day, curated by Stichting White Cube, Netherlands

Wayang Malam, Winstedt Campus, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

The Measure of Things, Praxis Space, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore

If home was a word for illusion, Substation Gallery, Singapore

The Great Lubricator, Alliance Francaise, Singapore



Becoming of Age, Galeri Utama, Singapore

An American in Singapore, Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore

Art of Reverie: An Exhibition, Scotts Square, Singapore

Easy Come Easy Go, Latent Spaces, Singapore

Art Walk, Little India, Singapore

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