Chong Kim Chiew

CHONG KIM CHIEW (b. 1975, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; lives and works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) is an artist and curator who works across different mediums, methods and paradigms. He believes the most critical factor in contemporary art is “attitude”. His installation works comment on the social and political environments of its various exhibition sites. Chong regards materials as being non-static but constantly fluctuating, expanding outwards and prone to misreading. In Kuala Lumpur, he has staged solo exhibitions at A+ Works of Art (2018), Wei-Ling Contemporary (2015) and at RAP Art Space (2005). And his curatorial projects have been presented at various art spaces, including: Sekolah Menengah Stella Maris (2008), 153 Gallery (2006), and RAP Art SPace (2004, 2003). Chong has a BFA, majoring in Oil Painting, from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art,China (2000).