b. 1976, Singapore
Ho Tzu Nyen works primarily in film, video, and performance, and has recently developed environmental multimedia installations. Acquired for the Guggenheim’s collection, Ho’s multichannel video installation, The Cloud of Unknowing (2011), explores the expansive subject of the representation of the cloud. This work incorporates a set of eight vignettes, each centered on a character that stands for the cloud’s appearance in historically significant Western European artworks, as well as in the Eastern landscapes of Mi Fu and Wen Zhengming. Ho has had solo exhibitions at Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide (2010); Artspace, Sydney (2011); and Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2012); and represented Singapore at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011). Ho has also participated in numerous international film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah (2012). Ho lives and works in Singapore.