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Kristina Chan

Kristina Chan
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Kristina Chan’s practice utilises narrative and site specificity to evoke a felt history. She works between traditional printmaking processes and alternative photography to create large scale public installations focusing on local histories and sense of place.
Chan has exhibited globally, most notably at the Musee du Louvre during the 5th Annual Exposure Award Black and White Collection, Offprint TATE at TATE Modern (2015, 2016, 2018), Royal Academy London, Beers London (2020), Royal Academy of Art Antwerp during the 1st Edition of the KoMASK Master Printmaking Salon, Oseana Kunst og Kultursenter Bergen 2018, Museum für Moderne Kunst Bremen, Mindepartementet Museum of Art and Photography Stockholm, Hellingkreuzer HOF Venna (all 2016), Litvak Contemporary Tel Aviv, Israel (2019), Anise Gallery (2018, 2016) and Mall Galleries London (2017), Royal Scottish Academy Edinburgh (2019, 2018), and Project 88 Mumbai (2016), with works in the V&A Archives and Royal Collection.

Chan is a recipient of the CCA Digital Initiatives Innovation Grant, finalist nominee for the Queen Sonja Print Award and Ingram's Prize (all 2020), two-time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshield’s Foundation Project Grant (2017, 2018), 1st place winner of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers RE Anthony Dawson Printmakers Prize, Royal Scottish Academy RSA Guthrie Award, Wyng Media Award WMA Public Commission Finalist (all 2017), Villiers David Travel Grant (2015), Canadian General Governor’s Award for Excellence (2010), Government of Canada’s Millennium Award (2009).