Robert Zhao Renhui



    Artist Bio

    (b. 1983, Singapore)

    Robert Zhao Renhui is an international multi-award-winning and multi-disciplinary Singaporean artist. His practice investigates the different modes of the human zoological gaze, i.e., how people view animals. He is interested in the history and development of the zoological gaze alongside social progress and mediation. Zhao’s practice also investigates the different modes of knowledge production in contemporary archives.

    Zhao was awarded The Young Artist Award in 2010, the highest national accolade awarded to young artists in Singapore by the National Arts Council. In the same year, he received a post-graduate scholarship from The University of the Arts London.

    Zhao has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including at The Singapore Art Museum, Jendela in Singapore, The Substation in Singapore, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan, Michel Foley Gallery in New York, Photo Levallois in Paris, Seoul Arts Center in Korea, Pickford House Museum in Derby, the United Kingdom, PhotoIreland, Flash Forward Festival in Toronto, Canada, and Flowers East Gallery in London.

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