ming wong

20th Biennale of Sydney
Look out for Windows On The World Part 2 at the next Sydney Biennale entitled The Future is Already Here - It's Just Not Evenly Distributed curated by Stephanie Rosenthal.
18 March - 05 June 2016

8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art
For APT8 Ming has made a new work inspired by Australian Cinema (Picnic at Hanging Rock, Walkabout, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) shot in Jogjakarta, Indonesia.
Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
21 Nov 2015 - 10 Apr 2016

Mobile M+: Live Art
Looking At The Stars is a live performance commissioned by M+, Hong Kong’s future museum for 20th and 21st century visual culture.
Developed in collaboration with young Cantonese opera actors and musicians in Hong Kong, this is the first 'page-to-stage' exploration in Ming's ongoing research into the realms of Cantonese opera and science fiction.
Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, Hong Kong
12-13 Dec 2015

Trans-Aesthetics: The Art of Ming Wong between Nation and State
Article by Jun Zubillaga-Pow for Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific Issue 38, Aug 2015

Solo exhibition at UCCA Beijing
Ming's first solo show in Beijing at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, entitled Next Year.
11 June - 9 Aug 2015.
blouin artinfo

艺术世界 Art World March 2015 article
Ming Wong: Science Fiction, Cantoneses Opera and Cinema
by 王懿泉 Yiquan Wang

Shanghai Biennale 上海双年展
Power Station of Art, 22 Nov 2014 - 31 Mar 2015.
Ming shows a new commissioned piece Windows On The World (Part 2) at the 10th Shanghai Biennale Social Factory.
Curating team includes Anselm Franke, Cosmin Costinas, Freya Chou, Liu Xiao.
art agenda by Kevin Garry
Art in America by Maxwell Williams
blouinartinfo by Noelle Bodick

TimeOut Hong Kong review of Islands Off the Shores of Asia by Ysabelle Cheung.

Islands Off the Shores of Asia
Group exhibition in Hong Kong presented by Spring Workshop & Para Site curated by Cosmin Costinas & Inti Guerrero.

Mediations Biennale in Poznan National Gallery, 22 Sept - 27 Oct.

LEAP magazine has a queer issue with an article on me, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Kim Kyung Mook by Travis Jeppeson.

Watch out for Ming´s presentation at ART BASEL 2014 in the ART UNLIMITED section.

Apocalypse Postponed
Ming performed at Apocalypse Postponed, Art Basel HK´s Absolut Art Bar by Nadim Abbas.
Read about it here:
AsiaArtPacific blog

Ming's work will be shown in the booths of Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou and carlier I gebauer, Berlin.
**Watch out for Ming´s live performance at the Art Basel Hong Kong ART BAR on 14&16 May!

Bülent Wongsoy: Biji Diva!
Ming's new solo show in Berlin ends on Thursday 17 April.
Some reviews here:
sleek magazine
Zitty (in German)
Die Welt (in German)

Berlin Art Scene book
Ming is one of twenty artists featured in this new book, introduced by Christoph Tannert with interviews by Mark Gisbourne.

Give Us The Future at Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
Group show of the scholars of the Berlin Senate scholarship of Fine Arts in 2013, curated by Frank Wagner.

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.

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, Manchester
group exhibition in Manchester, UK, 14 Sept 2013 - 5 Jan 2014

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

Exhibition at Para Site, Hong Kong</a>
Ming is in the group 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

talk and performance via Skype in conjuction with Ming's installation "Life and Death in Venice" in the JSMA's Project Space Gallery

HAPPY 2013!!
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
Ming's first project at carlier I gebauer, Berlin
(3 Nov - 15 Dec 2012)

"Meta-Ikon" group show in Berlin
part of European Month of Photography (19 Oct - 03 November 2012)

Reviews of Making Chinatown at Toronto International Film Festival
by Sholem Krishtalka for Toronto Standard
and by B. Ruby Rich for fandor.com

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)

Rohkunstbau 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 cinema
With 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 at Villa Romana
Devo partire. Domani / I must go. Tomorrow at Villa Romana in Florence, Italy.
6 May - 5 June 2011.
Click here to see documentation of the installation at Villa Romana

Singapore Biennale
Asian premiere of Devo partire. Domani / I must go. Tomorrow at Singapore Biennale
13 March - 15 May 2011
Click here to see documentation of the installation in Singapore

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

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.