Happy Chinese New Year of the Horse!
Watch out for 2 upcoming shows in Berlin: a group show at nbk end of Feb and his first solo show at carlier I gebauer gallery in early March.
In May, Ming will have his first museum solo show in China at the Minsheng Museum of Art in Shanghai.
Blasting off into the Sinosphere
During his residency in HK at Spring Workshop, Ming's research into Cantonese opera cinema has led him into the realm of contemporary Chinese science fiction.
Join him on his fantastic voyage in a performance lecture on 15 Feb at Spring Workshop, in collaboration with Para Site Art Space.
Art in America Jan 2014
In the Studio: Ming Wong written by Travis Jeppesen
Ming's residency in Hong Kong at Spring Workshop
Ming is embarking on a new research project in 2014 on Cantonese Opera and South China cinema.
In collaboration with Para Site Art Space and Spring Workshop.
Arbeitsstipendien für Bildende Kunst 2013
Ming is one of the recipients of this year's Federal State of Berlin government grant for artists.
Look out for a group exhibition at nbk (neuer berliner kunstverein) in Feb 2014.
Ming Wong: Travaux domestiques at Centre d'Art Neuchâtel
Ming's first solo exhibition in Switzerland centres around the figure of the 'housekeeper', featuring Life of Imitation, Angst Essen/Eat Fear and Devo partire. Domani.
Guest curated by Denis Pernet.
Until 22 Dec 2013
Catalogue Fassbinder NOW - Film and Video Art
The Fassbinder NOW exhibition catalogue features Lilian Haberer's essay "Ming Wong's Restaging of Language and Identity" and Ming's own writing on his relationship to Fassbinder.
Fassbinder NOW. Film and Video Art at the Deutsches Filmmuseum Frankfurt
An exhibition on Fassbinder and related works by contemporary video artists, includes 2 of Ming's works: Angst Essen/Eat Fear and Lerne Deutsch mit Petra von Kant/Learn German with Petra von Kant.
In collaboration with the Fassbinder Foundation and B3 Biennale des bewegten Bildes
30 Oct 2013 - 1 June 2014.
Para Site Fundraising Auction 2013
Support Hong Kong's leading independent arts space! (Especially since their government grant got cut recently)
Bid for Ming's new photo series After Chinatown, preview 30 Oct - 3 Nov 2013
Ming's solo show Biji Diva! at carlier I gebauer will be in March 2014!
DOUBLE INDEMNITY at CORNERHOUSE
group exhibition in Manchester, UK, 14 Sept 2013 - 5 Jan 2014
BIENNALE DE LYON
Ming is showing his new Japanese work ME IN ME as part of 'Meanwhile... Suddenly and Then' curated by Gunnar Kvaran, 12 Sept 2013 - 5 Jan 2014
ME IN ME at SHISEIDO GALLERY, TOKYO
Ming's new solo exhibition, inspired by his research on Japanese cinema, 6 Jul - 22 Sept, 2013
watch out for Ming's work at the booth of Vitamin Creative Space, June 13 - 16, 2013
PARA SITE Art Space, HONG KONG
Ming Wong at the exhibition "A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, ghosts, rebels, SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong story" curated by Cosmin Costinas and Inti Guerrero, 16 May - 20 July 2013
ART BASEL HONG KONG
"After Chinatown", which was partly shot in Hong Kong, in the booth of carlier / gebauer gallery, 23 - 26 May 2013
CINEMA PACIFIC PRESENTS: MING WONG
talk and performance via Skype in conjuction with Ming's installation "Life and Death in Venice" in the JSMA's Project Space Gallery
Look out for Ming's new solo exhibition this year at Shiseido Gallery in Tokyo, with works inspired by his research on Japanese cinema.
"Gebärde Zeichen Kunst" at Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien
(10 Nov 2012 - 13 Jan 2013)
Opening 9 Nov, 7-10pm
"I Should Be Like You" at Carlier Gebauer, Berlin
(3 Nov - 15 Dec 2012)
Opening 2 Nov, 6-9pm
"Meta-Ikon" group show in Berlin
part of European Month of Photography (19 Oct - 03 November 2012)
Liverpool Biennial 2012
Ming plays on the role of the 'Chinese Detective' in a new commission for the Biennial exhibition The Unexpected Guest which explores notions of hospitality.
(15 Sept - 25 Nov 2012)
Learn more about it in his related contribution to Rhizome.
Kadist Art Foundation interview
Ming talks about Making Chinatown and his new work After Chinatown in this video interview shot in San Francisco.
Gillman Barracks Opening Exhibition
Ming is showing Kontakthope in the opening exhibition of Singapore's newest art hub.
(15 Sept - 30 Nov 2012)
Kann es Liebe sein?
Lerne Deutsch mit Petra von Kant/Learn German with Petra von Kant is in a group exhibition "Kann es Liebe sein? (Can It Be Love?)"
(9-30 September 2012 at Grimmuseum, Berlin)
(12 October - 11 November 2012 at Cercle Cité, Luxemburg)
(19-25 November 2012 at Künstlerhaus Wien)
TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival 2012
A site specific installation of Making Chinatown in hotel rooms at the Gladstone Hotel, as part of TIFF's Future Projections. (6-16 September 2012)
Group show in Korea at Coreana Museum
Devo partire. Domani / I must go. Tomorrow in a group show Masquerade at Coreana Museum in Seoul, Korea. (30 August - 10 November 2012)
Ming has been invited to take part in this annual exhibition curated by Mark Gisbourne
(Potsdam, 24 June - 16 Sept 2012)
*Sadly, due to funding cuts, Rohkunstbau was cancelled this year.
Made in Germany Zwei
Screening of Ming's Angst Essen/Eat Fear at Sprengel Museum, Hannover.
(2 June 2012, 1pm)
Fuel4Talk: Ming Wong with Aram Moshayedi
Converstion and video screening at Haudenschild Garage in San Diego.
(22 March 2012)
Midnight Kino-Performance at Babylon Mitte!
A one-night-only screening of Life & Death in Venice and Devo partire. Domani Single-channel version, specially edited for the cinemaWith live piano accompaniment by the artist Part of Videoart at Midnight a project by Olaf Stüber & Ivo Wessel(Kino Babylon, Berlin Mitte. Friday 16 March 2012, 24:00)
Before and After Cinema
Ming Wong in conversation with Sara Arrhenius, director of Bonniers Konsthall.International conference on the status of the moving image in 20th century and contemporary art. (Cinema Sture, Stockholm, 9-10 March 2012)
Persona Performa at Bonniers Konsthall
The video installation version of Persona Performa is featured in the exhibition A Trip To the Moon. Before and After Cinema. (8 February 2012 - 8 April 2012)
Ming Wong: Making Chinatown at REDCAT, Los Angeles
For his first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Ming is showing a new video installation drawing on key scenes from Roman Polanski's Chinatown. (5 February 2012 - 1 April 2012)
Persona Performa at the Museum of the Moving Image as part of Performa 2011
For the Performa 2011 Commissions, Ming will present a performance inspired by Ingmar Bergman's Persona. Performances on 10 & 11 November 2011.
Devo Partire. Domani / I must go. Tomorrow at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
As part of the exhibition Berlin 2000-2011: Playing among the Ruins
(23 September 2011 - 9 January 2012)
Ming Wong at Backstage Riders in Berlin
in a group exhibition sponsored in part by KUNST magazin (7 - 11 September 2011)
In Love for the Mood at art gwangju:11
presented by Vitamin Creative Space as part of the Double Democracy project
(1 - 4 September 2011)
Ming receives Performa Commission
Look out for Ming´s new project at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York commissioned for Performa 2011 (November 2011)
Life and Death in Venice at Museum der Moderne Salzburg
Parallel to the Salzburg Festival 2011, as part of the exhibition Rollenbilder - Rollenspiele (23 July - 30 October 2011)
2 shows in Taiwan
Ham&cheesomelet is in Invisibleness is Visibleness at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (9 July - 4 September 2011)
Kontakthope is in Knotting:Swarm in the Era of Digital Media at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung (2 July - 10 October 2011)
Ming's first solo show in Japan
Ming Wong: LIFE OF IMITATION at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo (25 June 2011 - 28 August 2011)
See documentation of the installation at the Hara Museum here
In Transit 2011 at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
As part of the In Transit Performing Arts Festival, Ming presented his first 'live' performance, Biji Diva!, inspired by the life and music and films of Turkish transgender diva, Bülent Ersoy (18 June 2011)
based in Berlin
Ming presented Kontakthope at Atelierhaus Monbijoupark as part of based in Berlin (10 June 2011)
Hong Kong International Art Fair
Four Malay Stories and Filem-Filem-Filem presented by Vitamin Creative Space at Art HK (26 - 29 May 2011)
A Wedding in Hong Kong
Ming Wong participated in A Wedding, a project presented by Para/Site in Hong Kong (26 May 2011)
Art Must Be Beautiful Debate
Ming Wong took part in the debate "Art Must Be Beautiful," organized by Intelligence Squared Asia during Art HK (Friday, 27 May 2011) along with Lars Nittve, Simon de Pury, David LaChapelle and Stephen Bailey
Click here to see documentation of Ming's performance.
Solo show in Tasmania
Ming Wong: LIFE OF IMITATION at CAST Gallery in Tasmania, Australia as part of 10 Days on the Island Festival, 24 Mar - 24 Apr 2011
Ming's first solo show in China
Ming Wong's CYCLORAMA opens at Vitamin Creative Space in Guangzhou on Sunday 27 Feb 2011
HAPPY NEW YEAR
2011 starts off with Ming's first US museum solo exhibition at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, Washington
Art Basel Miami
Ming's Life & Death in Venice at Vitamin Creative Space's booth, 2-5 Dec 2010
Myths of the Artist symposium @ Tate Modern
Ming Wong's talk at Tate Modern on 20 Nov 2010
An Evening with Ming Wong @MoMA
Ming Wong's talk at Museum of Modern Art in NYC on 18 Oct 2010
Unspooling Artists & Cinema @ Cornerhouse Manchester
Group Exhibition 2 Oct 2010 - 9 Jan 2011
Kontakthope solo project at n.b.k. Showroom
Curated by Kathrin Becker, Sophie Goltz
Sept 28 – Nov 5, 2010
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.)
abc art berlin contemporary 'light camera action'
Ming's outdoors cinema billboard at the abc art fair 7-10 Oct
FRIEZE magazine Sept 2010
Dominic Eichler writes about his travels with Ming as they revisit shooting locations in Naples for his piece inspired by Pasolini's Teorema.
Essential Cinema Exhibition at Toronto International Film Festival
12 Sept - 11 Oct 2010
ART iT online magazine article & essays
Interview by Andrew Maerkle, essays by Adele Tan & HuFang
ArtReview magazine Cover Feature April 2010
Axel Lapp writes about Ming's Life & Death in Venice.