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Simon Birch


Simon Birch is a UK-born artist who is a permanent resident of Hong Kong. He has had solo shows in Beijing, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Miami, and Singapore, as well as exhibiting in group shows at the Hong Kong Museum of Art (2008), the Haunch of Venison, London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, in 2011. Working with oil on canvas, Birch has also ventured into film and installation work culminating in some particularly notable large-scale projects, including the 20,000 square feet multimedia installations HOPE & GLORY: A Conceptual Circus (2010) and Daydreaming With…The Hong Kong Edition (2012) at the ArtisTree, TaiKoo Place, Hong Kong. These large multimedia projects integrated paintings with film, installation, sculpture, and performance housed in specifically configured spaces. Birch’s work has been featured and reviewed reviewed in many international publications, including Artforum, The Guardian, The International Herald Tribune, and The New York Times.




SIMON BIRCH

Born 1974, Brighton, UK
Master of Fine Art, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 2008
Currently lives and works Hong Kong



RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2012
TWS Aoyama: Creator-in-Residence Research Residency Program 2012

2007
Winner of the Louis Vuitton Asian Art Prize

2004
Winner of the Sovereign Prize Manfred Schoeni Award






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