Pleased to share Ho Tzu Nyen’s participation in Sharjah Biennial 14 (SB14): ‘Leaving the Echo Chamber’. SB14 features three distinct exhibitions by curators Zoe Butt, Omar Kholeif and Claire Tancons. Ho Tzu Nyen presents ‘The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia: R for Resonance’ (2019) in Zoe Butt’s exhibition ‘Journey Beyond The Arrow’ which seeks to illuminate the necessity of exchange and diversity across the globe and throughout human history. The artists in this exhibition investigate the historical context of the ‘bow’, which reveals the ‘arrow’ of humanity’s echo—an echo of the diversity of all our activity in relation to language, memory, belief, ritual, and cultural and social practice.
Journey Beyond The Arrow Ho Tzu Nyen
Ho Tzu Nyen, 'R for Resonance', 2019
From ‘The Critical Dictionary of South East Asia’ 2012 ongoing. Installation with VR Video 360 degrees, ambisonic sound through headphones, single-channel HD video projection, 5-channel sound; dimensions variable. Installation view: Dar Al Nadwa, Calligraphy Square. Part of Sharjah Biennial 14: ‘Leaving the Echo Chamber’ 2019. Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation. Courtesy of the artist and Edouard Malingue Gallery (Hong Kong, Shanghai). Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation.