C.V

Education

1996

Diploma in Fine Arts (Majoring in Oil Painting)

Malaysia Institute of Arts

Residency

2020

Koganecho Bazaar Vol. 2

Yokohama, Japan

2016

ARCUS Project

Moriya, Japan

Solo Project

SAM @Tanjong Pagar Distripark, Singapore

2019

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

A+ Works of Art, Kuala Lumpur

2017

Meeting People Is Easy

Artist's studio, Kuala Lumpur

2016

@yarimoriya

Instagram, Moriya

2015

The Horror, The Horror

APW, Kuala Lumpur

2014

The Pleasures of Odds & Ends

Feeka, Kuala Lumpur

2009

The March Surprise

VWFA, Kuala Lumpur

Group Project/Screening (selected)

2022

Kecek Amplifier bersama Nik Shazwan @ Singapore Art Week

SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark, Singapore

2021

Phantasmapolis - 2021 Asian Art Biennial

NTMoFA (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts), Taichung

A Distinct Order

British Council Malaysia, Online

2020

Koganecho Bazaar Vol. 2

Yokohama, Japan

Search and Discover: The Joy of Collecting

The Private Museum, Singapore

2019

Biennale Jogja XV – Equator #5 

Jogja National Museum, Jogjakarta

Re-Thinking Edition 

OUR Art Project, Kuala Lumpur

2018

Quiet ODD #17 Video Battle (2)

Arad Art Museum, Bucharest

2017

Contemporary Forum

Ilham Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
Art Round East

3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo

2015

Looking Ahead 

Fergana Art Space, Penang

2010

Contemporary Rhetorics 

VWFA, Kuala Lumpur

2009

Cartographical Lure

VWFA, Kuala Lumpur 

Headlights

VWFA, Kuala Lumpur 

Headlights 

VWFA, Singapore

In Their On Orbit 

VWFA, Jogjakarta 

Tukar Ganti

VWFA, Singapore 

Half of Malaysia 

VWFA, Singapore

2008

The Painting Show

Annexxe, K. Lumpur

2007

Sama­-sama

Rimbun Dahan, Kuang

Feature Length Film

2009

At The End of Daybreak

dir: Ho Yuhang (Paperheart Films)
Production Designer

2007

Flower in The Pocket

dir: Liew Seng Tat (DaHuang Pictures)
Production Designer

2006

I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone

dir: Tsai Ming Liang (Homegreen Films)
Production Designer

2006

Rain Dogs

dir: Ho Yuhang (PaperHeart Films)
Prop Master, Art Department Standby & Wardrobe Coordinator

2005

Gold & Gincu

dir: Bernard Chauly (Red Films)
Prop Master, Art Department Standby & Wardrobe Coordinator

Related Activities (Selected)

2022

All the Time I Pray to Buddha, I Keep on Killing Mosquitoes - 4 Dialogue sessions  (PJPAC. Kuala Lumpur)

4 dialogue sessions with selected guest speakers and moderators from different creative backgrounds. Each session has different areas of focus. From the technical side of filmmaking, the various ways of collaborations, and the role of producers and organizers in the making of an exhibition. These dialogues were made available to stream via FB Live.

2018

ARCUS Talk  (A+ Works of Arts. Kuala Lumpur)

A joint presentation between Gan Siong King and Ryota Tomoshige (Chief coordinator, ARCUS Project) on Gan's stint as a resident artist at ARCUS Project 2016. Covering the application process, his impression on working and living in Japan for 3 months and his residency project as reference for potential applicants.    

2016

Artist Talk  (Tokyo University of Arts. Tokyo)

Artist Talk  (Musashino University of Arts, Tokyo)

2005

Asian Youth ArtsMall Exchange (Five Arts Centre, Kuala Lumpur)

Junior Curator

A regional, 10 days workshop & conference for facilitators using various art forms in working with their local community. The project is a platform for these facilitators to meet, present their respective community projects, discuss the challenges & solutions in their practice, attend masterclasses by established facilitators and to establish network for future collaborations.

2003

 7-Ten (Five Arts Centre)

Set Designer

Ada apa? Five Arts Centre & British Council, Kuala Lumpur)

Co-facilitator

A touring art workshop and forum focusing on personal expression, involving 360 youths aged 16 to 18 years old, at six cities in Malaysia, facilitated by 6 Malaysian and 6 British facilitators.

2002

- 03

Bengkel Seni Taman Medan (Five Arts Centre, Kuala Lumpur)

Facilitator

An art workshops that ran for 4 months. Working with children aged 12-16 years old, from an inner city area in Kuala Lumpur, focusing on sharing the basics of theatre, visual arts, and filmmaking as an outlet for self-expression.

2000

- 04

Spacekraft  (Kuala Lumpur)

Co-Founder
An artist-run space, founded by young art practitioners from various disciplines as a platform to organize activities and showcase works that’s more relevant to their sensibilities and concerns. Selected activities include, 


Seni : Homefronts (2004, Singapore Arts Museum)
A group exhibition by S.A.M with a focus on the various art collective from South-East Asia.


Chow Kit Fest (2002, Kuala Lumpur)
A 5-day art festival initiated by Spacekraft and co-organized with other art initiatives in K.L, as a platform for younger local art practitioners to showcase their work and establish a network for future collaborations. The festival

consists of art exhibitions, performance arts, film screenings, concerts, workshops and dialogue & sharing sessions.

 
Artist Survival Workshop (2002, CENFAD Kuala Lumpur)

A 2-day workshop for young artists, focusing on the professional aspects of being an artist by engaging with professional artists, gallerist and other stakeholders. This includes building a portfolio, workshop on how to write an artist statement, and dialogue.

1998

- 00

Artist Assistant to Wong Hoy Cheong.

1998

1999

2000

   

- Tapestry 

- diPULAUkan 

- The Vitrine of Contemporary Events 

- The Definitive ABC of Government /

  The Definitive ABC of Ethnography 

- Skin

- Poison 

- The Colonies Bites Back

- Text Tiles