Jes Fan

February 5, 2020 7PM

Starr Foundation Hall, University Center, 63 Fifth Avenue, Room L102, New York NY

Jes Fan is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Canada and raised in Hong Kong, China. He is the recipient of various fellowships such as the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant, Jerome Hill Artist Fellowship, Van Lier Fellowship at Museum of Arts and Design and John A. Chironna Memorial Award at RISD. Fan has exhibited internationally; selected exhibitions include Kiss My Genders at Hayward Gallery (London/UK), Mother is a Woman at Empty Gallery (Hong Kong), An Opera for Animals at Rockbund Museum (Shanghai/CN), In Search of Miss Ruthless, Para Site, (Hong Kong), Paradox: Haptic Body in the Age of AI at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh/US). Fan has also participated in numerous artists residencies such as Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Recess Art, Smack Mellon and Pioneer Works. Fan’s work has been reviewed and featured by Artforum, Hyperallergic, AsiaArtPacific, BOMB magazine, Frieze magazine, Mousse Magazine. In 2020, Fan will be participating in the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, NIRIN, and the Liverpool Biennale, The Stomach and the Port.