Chuyia CHIA


Chuyia CHIA, Malaysia/Sweden


Born in 1970 in Malaysia, lives and works in Gothenburg

Chuyia Chia moved to Singapore in the late 1990s and is now based in Gothenburg. Her artistic training is originally painting, but her main artistic practice is now within the realm of performance and installation art. Chuyia Chia's artistic direction has developed with of her identity as an immigrant in the 1990s, giving her global outlook and concern. Thus in her work she pays particular attention to environmental responsibility, focusing on relationships and the communication between people. Her perspective is often how the body can express these contexts and communicate knowledge and emotions to the viewer. Chuyia has participated in international festivals and events in more than 28 countries.

Chuyia Chia. Times. Buenos Aires. 2014.