“When the rooster crows at  dawn”

Dear 爷爷 (grandpa) , I’m taking you back to 南洋 Nanyang (the “southern seas”) tonight. In early 1949, you were transferred from Taiping detention camp onto a train, and deported by British from the port of Singapore, sailing seven days and seven nights to Swatow/Shantou in southern China. Tonight, I’m taking you from Beijing to…

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Istanbul Biennale reviewed in Art Forum
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Great to receive this review of the Istanbul Biennial in Artforum International Magazine’s December issue, including a detail of my work “The Rat Tribe, 2011-2015”, alongside that of some of the other international artists who exhibited. https://www.artforum.com/inprint/issue=201710&id=72471 The Biennale is also reviewed in the latest issue of @Frieze Magazine. https://frieze.com/issues/frieze-magazine/issue-192 With thanks to the wonderful…

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The nuclear “button”?
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My button is bigger than your button…. but there is no button… I don’t know about the North Korean command and control systems, but in all the Cold War era nuclear facilities I photographed in November in the United States for “Fallout”, my exhibition for the Nobel Peace Prize 2017, there wasn’t a big angry…

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“The Tin Men” to be exhibited at Sydney Festival 2018

The project I shot in 2014 in Indonesia’s Bangka island — where much of the world’s supply of tin used for our electronic products — will be shown in the Sydney Festival opening 5 January 2018, at the University of New South Wales galleries. Curated by Cherie McNair. https://www.sydneyfestival.org.au/2018/in-your-dreams Full story: http://chiyinsim.com/tin-men/

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