Jason Lim Singapore
Jason Lim was born in Singapore in 1966. He holds a Bachelor of Art (Hons) Degree from Central St Martins College of Art & Design, U.K. and a Master of Fine Art from Royal Melbourne Institute Technology University, Australia. He makes ceramics sculptures, installation art, videos and performance art. Lim has had several solo exhibitions nationally and internationally, including Australia and Japan. Lim has been invited to present performance art in many international performance festivals in more than 15 countries. He had been invited to take up residency work period in Japan, The Netherlands, Australia and The U.S.A. In 2006, he was awarded the Freeman Fellowship for his residency work period at the Vermont Studio Center in Vermont, U.S.A.
Lim has organized and created various platforms for alternative art practitioners to meet and collaborate. He was co-Artistic Director of Future of Imagination 2 & 5, an international performance art meeting held in Singapore in 2004 and 2008 respectively.
In 2007, Jason Lim presented his work at the Singapore Pavilion in the 52nd Venice Biennale and also at the 4th World Ceramics Biennale in Korea winning the Juror’s Prize. This year, his work, Yingge Dharma was short listed for the Grand Prize in the 2008 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale in Taipei.