Phillip Lai

Phillip Lai
1969 born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Lives in London, United Kingdom

1993 – 1994 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design
1990 – 1993 BA Fine Art (sculpture), Chelsea College of Art & Design
1988 – 1989 Foundation Course, Middlesex Polytechnic

Solo Exhibitions

Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin
Galerie Franco Noero, Turin
Free To Meet For Coffee Sometime Soon, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
His Divine Grace, Modern Art, London
Phillip Lai, The Showroom, London commissioned by The Showroom in collaboration with in IVA

Group Exhibitions

Seven Times Two or Three, Cubitt, London
Republic, L’est, London
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, Artists Space, New York
John Frumism, Phillip Lai, Paul Thek, Mike Nelson, Hotel, London
If It Didn’t Exist You’d Have To Invent It: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, CCA, Glasgow
Drawing Two Hundred, The Drawing Room, London Tannery Arts Exhibition, part of Artists Studios Open Weekend, Tannery Arts, London
Uscita Pistoia, SpazioA, Pistoia
Strange Weather, Modern Art, London
Tag Team Experiment, two-person relay exhibition, alternative project space, Edinburgh
Drawing One Hundred, The Drawing Room, London
We Want Out, CityLights Project, Melbourne
Senselessness-lessness, Tramway, Glasgow
Death Race 2000, Threadwaxing Space, New York *
Drawing Exhibition, Herefordshire College of Art & Design
Cities on the Move, Hayward Gallery, London (included as part of Nasubi Gallery project)*
Black Box, (continued screenings) venues inc: Angel Row, Nottingham, Artezium/Luton
New Video from Great Britain, (British Council tour to South America) venues inc: Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City
Black Box, (commissioned by Film & Video Umbrella) venues: Open Eye, Liverpool (ISEA), Lift (Pandæmonium festival), London, Aspex, Portsmouth, ARC, Stockton-on-Tees *
New Video from Great Britain, MOMA, New York
Bed and Workshop, alternative space, Rennes
Grey Area, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham
Deep Signal, Gasworks, London
Deep Signal, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
Off Camp/On Base (Pimple Life), Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, Japan
I beg to differ, Milch, London
Update 96, The Old Turbine Hall, Copenhagen
Institute of Cultural Anxiety, ICA, London *
Fresh, (continued screenings) venues inc: Video Positive 95, Liverpool, Tate, London
Weirdos, SAGA Basement, Copenhagen
Fresh, (Film & Video Umbrella touring programme) venues inc: ICA, London, CCA, Glasgow, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham *
Miniatures, The Agency, London
No Vacancies, alternative venue, Frankfurt

*denotes exhibition publication (pamphlet, catalogue or video-catalogue)