This artist presents essay film series as art

  • Arts
  • Monday, 02 Dec 2019

Gan's video 'The Boy, His Bike And The Map' turns the lens on graphic designer-turned- cycling activist Jeffrey Lim. Photos: Handout

Video is hardly cutting edge technology – not in this day and age – but for visual artist Gan Siong King, it has provided him with the ideal medium to “disrupt” art exhibitions as we know them.

Exhibitions have now become the main goal in art making for many artists, Gan says, so it got him thinking – what if the art exhibition is the art work itself, instead of its inevitable by-product or showcase event?

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