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Printmakers’ Assembly 2020: Joseph Chiang

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About the Artist

Joseph Chiang is a Singapore-based artist and printmaker. He runs a home-based print studio (Monster Gallery) and the Young Printmakers League, a mentorship programme supported by Noise Singapore. He was commissioned by the National Arts Council to organise the Contemporary Printmaking Festival as part of Singapore Art Week 2017. He has exhibited in Singapore and internationally, and was invited to show his works at the 10th World Triennial of Original Prints and Engravings in Chamalières, France in 2017.

 

Artist Statement

Window is a series of semi-3D relief prints created using linocut print and paper relief. They are inspired by old shophouse windows found around Singapore. Rendered in monochrome, focus is further drawn to the unique demarcations of positive and negative space and form.

All images: Copyright © 2020 Joseph Chiang.

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