What is your |x|?

Sung Tieu

19 September  –  07 November 2020

Unit 4 Huntingdon Estate, Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6JU

 

Emalin is pleased to announce What is your |x|? a solo exhibition of new works by Sung Tieu. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition is accompanied by a text written by Adam Hines-Green.

 

To abide by social distancing measures, the number of visitors within the installation will be limited. For your safety and ours the use of face masks will be mandatory and available onsite. If you have any questions about your visit, please contact  info@emalin.co.uk.

 

Sung Tieu (b. 1987, Hai Duong,VN) lives and works in Berlin and London. She completed her BFA at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg, Germany, in 2013, and the Postgraduate Programme at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 2018. Recent solo exhibitions include Zugzwang, Haus der Kunst (Munich, DE, 2020); In Cold Print, Nottingham Contemporary (Nottingham, UK, 2020); Park Piece, Fragile (Berlin, DE, 2019); Formative Years on Dearth, Parrhesiades, The Yard & Flat Time House (London, UK, 2019) and Loveless, Piper Keys (London, UK, 2019). Forthcoming exhibitions include AUSGEZEICHNET #5: Sung Tieu, Kunstmuseum Bonn (Bonn, DE, 2021); INFORMATION (Today), Kunsthalle Basel (Basel, CH, 2021); Taipei Fine Arts Museum (Taipei, TW, 2021) and Though It’s Dark, I Still Sing, curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, 34th Bienal de São Paulo (São Paulo, BR, 2021). Sung is the recipient of the 2020 Ars Viva Prize for Visual Art, with exhibitions at Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, and Kunstverein Hannover forthcoming.

Installation view, Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, Emalin, London, 19 September – 07 November 2020
Installation view, Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, Emalin, London, 19 September – 07 November 2020
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (installation view)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (installation view)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Compulsion Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Pleasure Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Rule Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Breakdown Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Ego Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Action Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Green Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (Inertia Scenario)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (alternative view)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, Natal Chart 12 July 1987, Sun 06:46 USZ6 - 07:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node to 15 August 2020, Sat 09:46 USZ6 - 7:00 Hai Duong, Vietnam 20°N56’ 106°E19’ Geocentric Tropical Porphyry True Node, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel ø: 250 x 1.2 cm (98 3/8 x 1/2 inches) (detail)
Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, 2020, silkscreen on stainless steel mirror, Goldman Sans, stainless steel, in 8 parts, each: 240 x 115 x 1 cm (94 1/ 2 x 45 1/ 4 x 3/ 8 inches) (installation view)
Installation view, Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, Emalin, London, 19 September – 07 November 2020
Installation view, Sung Tieu, What is your |x|?, Emalin, London, 19 September – 07 November 2020
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