Joy Chan, a visual artist working among documentary, video art and installation. Born in Malaysia and moved overseas, she is currently studying her MFA in Film/Video at California Institute of the Arts. Drawing from her background of studying anthropology, she dives into sociological observation and participatory events to reflects on the contested past, the turbulent present, and the unpredictable future within different society. Her works have shown at international festivals and galleries including LA Indie Short Fest, MOMA Beijing, Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, etc.

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/ Exhibitions

2019 Group Screening 《一亩三分地》, MOMA Beijing, Beijing China2020 Featured in The Current Thing Journal, New York 2020 Solo Exhibition Feeding Anxiety, CalArts, Los Angeles CA

/ Awards

2017 Hangzhou Youth Documentary Film Festival, the best documentary
2017 Guangzhou International Film Festival, official selection
2018 Youth Vision, official selection
2019 Guangxi (International) Ethnographic Film Festival, official selection
2020 Indie Short Fest, official selection

Publications & Prints

Joy Chan 'The Outfall: A Wasteland of Mud' Postcard Set


Joy Chan 'The Outfall: A Wasteland of Mud' Postcard Set
This postcard set was made and released in conjunction with Joy Chan's exhibition 'The Outfall: A Wasteland of Mud' at Zontiga (7 - 24 Jan 2022). Printed on recycled paper, Joy Chan's postcard set has a limited run of 50...


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