Chooc Ly Tan is an Afro-asian artist, DJ & voyager, in residence on Planet Earth.
Her practice sets out to use systems or tools that are used to understand the world, such as logic or physics, but subvert them to suggest new visions of reality.
Recently her work has been shown at Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China; StudioRCA, London; Artičok.tv, Prague; Gasworks, London; ART Rotterdam; Neutral Ground Contemporary Art Forum, Canada; CCA, Glasgow; OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Austria; Festival of Ideas, Cambridge; CCCB, Barcelona; Fuso International Video Art Festival, Lisbon; BIOS, Athens; Timishort Film Festival, Romania; Milano Film Festival; School Hut, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Circa Projects, Newcastle; Carlos/Ishikawa, London; Transmission Gallery, Glasgow; Whitechapel gallery; Flat Time House.
Last year, Chooc Ly Tan has performed a DJ set in the new Tate Modern building (London), and at Apocalypse/Rave (Oslo, Norway).
Tan has been invited to be artist-in-residence for 2017, as part of the Both Sides Now residency program, Hong Kong, and at Fondation Boghossian – Villa Empain, in Brussels.