Resume

EDUCATION
Electronics (B.Eng.) at Univeristy College London (1990)
(D.Phil) at University College London (1995)
The London Contemporary Dance School (1996)

WORK EXPERIENCE
Photographer, The Pond Photography (1999-Present)
Lecturer, Studio Portrait Lighting, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film-making (2005-Present)
Resident photographer, Singapore Dance Theatre (2007/8)
Programmer, The Esplanade (1996-98)
Webmaster, staff writer and photographer for The Arts Magazine, The Esplanade (1996-98)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
“SNAP! CLICK! OOOOHH! LOOK, OUT SHINING STARS!”
Photographs taken for the Singapore Symphony Orchestra during their children’s concerts in 1999
18-19 March 2000, Victoria Concert Hall

DARK LIGHT
A photographic exhibition of work by Tan Ngiap Heng for the theatre group, Drama Box
24-30 November 2000, The Substation Gallery

STATIC
An exhibition of digital documentary still images
12 September-16 October 2002, City Link Mall

EYES WIDE OPEN
An exhibition of panoramic images of London, Venice and America.
17-30 April 2003, Galérie Société Générale, Alliançe Française

SKIN
A photographic exhibition of nudes
25 June-8 July 2004, Objectifs

ROMANCE
A photographic exhibition exploring romance and the relationship between Singaporean couples
1 July 2004-3 January 2005, City Link Mall

THE ADVENTURES OF ELLA AND ZUL
A charity exhibition in support of The Rainbow Centre
11 December 2004-5 January 2005, The Arts House

TÊTE-Â-TÈTE
Photographic conversations with Tan Ngiap Heng
16 September-7 October 2005, Objectifs

DANCE ME THROUGH THE DARK
A photographic exhibition of Dance Portraits by Tan Ngiap Heng
13 – 28 Februay 2008, The Arts House

EUROPEAN SKETCHBOOK
An exhibition of black and white photographs taken in Europe.
6th – 18th May 2008, 2902 Gallery

DANCE STAGES
An exhibition of photos of dance performances in Singapore. The exhibition was commissioned by The Esplanade as part of its Da:ns Festival 2008.
9 Oct – 19 Oct 08, MRT link from Esplanade to Cityhall

JOURNEYS
An exhibition of photographs and videos from an overland journey from Singapore to London taken in 2010
16 Mar – 6 April 2013, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film making

NIGHT SONGS
An exhibition of photographs exploring desire and loneliness.
20 – 23 Mar, University Cultural Centre, National University of Singapore

BODY OF WORK
An exhibition exploring personal histories and the nature of dancers using the human body.
20 Oct – 2 Nov 2014 ION Art Gallery

ANATOMY OF PERFORMANCE
A photographic exhibition on dance and theatre in Singapore
11 Aug – 4 Sep 2016, Gallery 1, The Arts House

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
DONATION FOUNDATION NSM-VIE & YOUNG SINGAPOREAN PHOTOGRAPHERS
Studio photos of dancers, part of Month of Photography
29 May-29 June 2002, ARTrium and Sorbin Art Gallery, MITA building

MONTH OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2004 – POPULAR PLEASURES THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY
4-20 June 2004, SG Private Banking Gallery, Alliance Francaise de Singapour

HYPE SINGAPORE
8 July-3 August 2005, The Arts House

PHOTOGRAPHY EDGE!
30 March-15 April 2007, NLB National Library
Organised by PPAS and supported by DesignSingapore

FOTOSEPTIEMBRE USA 2008
Textures Of Life
The Mini Series | Curated by Michael Mehl
September 6 – October 26,2008 Instituto Cultural De Mexico

2008 ARTFUL NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
Curated by Kim Weston
July 11th – August 9th, 2008
The Center for Fine Art Photography

THE RELENTLESS EYE
Curated by Eirik Johnson
September 25 – November 28 2009
Helen Day Art Centre

LIT UP 2012
Portraits as Archaeology
Curated by Marc Nair
22 – 29 July 2012, Telok Ayer Performing Arts Centre

CAMPAIGN CITY: LIFE IN POSTERS
9 January – 3 July, 2013
Level 11, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library
National Library Building

GOING WHERE AH?
19 July – 30 September, 2013
ShanghART Singapore

ICON DE MARTELL CORDON BLEU 2013
6 – 15 September 2013
Chan Hampe Gallery

M1 FRINGE 2015, ART AND LOSS
FADE…
14-25 January 2015
National Museum of Singapore

A SLICE IN TIME
7-23 October, Stamford Arts Centre

PUBLICATIONS

The Force of Choice – The Guard’s Silver Jubilee
Published November 2003
ISBN 981-3065-78-8

Special Moments
Celebrating 30 Years of Special Education – Association of People with Special Needs 30th Anniversary commemorative book
Published 2006
ISBN 981-05-5395-1

Dance Me Through The Dark
Dance Portraits by Tan Ngiap Heng
Published 2008
ISBN 978-981-05-9357-5

ARTiculate
A series of portraits of Singaporean artists and their art. This is book no. 8 in a twenty book series Twentyfifteen.sg, initiated by Platform Singapore
Published 2014
ISBN 978-981-09-0749-5

AWARDS / RECOGNITION

Digital Art Against AIDS 2006 by Action for AIDS, Singapore
Merit Prize, Photography Category

Toscana Photographic Workshop 2007
Photographer of the Month (July 2007)

International Photography Awards 2007
3rd Prize for Nudes, Professional Fine Arts Category

Communication Arts Photography Annual 2008

PDN Photography Annual 2008

One Life: International Photography competition 2012
Early Entry Award Winner

ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu 2013
Nominee