'Kai Lam is based and works in Singapore. Although his artistic background is in sculpture, Lam’s art practice is interdisciplinary, translating his ideas through the mediums of texts, drawings, paintings, object installations, sound works and performances. The artist’s work is inspired by the human condition and social environment, making art with his observations of daily life through the artist’s current works-in-progress.
'Since 1999, Lam had exhibited and performed in many countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Engaging in art organisational work and artists initiated projects form an essential extension to Kai Lam’s versatile art practice. As president of alternative art group, The Artists Village from 2000 to 2003, he initiated 'Artists Investigating Monuments,' presenting installations and performances in various public sites. This was later presented again in Singapore Art Museum, 2004 and Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney and House of World Culture, Berlin, 2005. In 2003, He had co-founded critically acclaimed projects, 'Future of Imagination' (FOI) an international performance art event (2003) and he is presently the artistic director of 'Rooted In The Ephemeral Speak' (R.I.T.E.S), which is a regular platform that focuses on developments and discourses on performance, sound and time-based art, with an objective to explore and present performative art projects, exhibitions and events in galleries, museums, site-specific spaces and alternative venues.' (from Kai Lam's profile on Linkedin)
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