b. 1987 Singapore
Based in Singapore
Kray Chen is a visual artist based in Singapore. He finished his Masters of Arts in Fine Arts in 2014 from Goldsmith's College of Art. Chen's practice largely deals with lived experience and body politics, reflecting on the body and the self within the economical machine, observing the fissures and ruptures of the psyche arising from the parallel quests to progress and to conserve. His solo exhibitions include 5 Rehearsals of a Wedding, Objectifs Chapel Gallery, Singapore (2018), It's a Set Situation, Grey Projects, Singapore (2016). He has also participated in group exhibitions such as Bangkok Art Biennale, China Remixed Initiative, Indiana University Bloomington, USA (2017), The Making of an Institution, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore (2017), and Paradise Sans Promesse, FRAC Des Pays De La Loire, Nantes, France (2015). In 2017, he was awarded the Young Artist Award by the National Arts Council in Singapore.