Sim Chi Yin

Sim Chi Yin Artist

Sim Chi Yin is an artist from Singapore whose research-based practice includes photography, moving image, archival interventions and text-based performance, and focuses on history, conflict, memory and extraction.

She is currently based in New York where she is a fellow on the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Programme.

Recent solo exhibitions include One Day We’ll Understand, Zilberman Gallery Berlin (2021), One Day We’ll Understand, Les Rencontres d’Arles (2021), One Day We’ll Understand, Landskrona Foto Festival, Sweden (2020), One Day We’ll Understand, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong (2019) and Most People Were Silent, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore (2018), Fallout, Nobel Peace Museum, Oslo (2017). Her work has also been included in group shows such as Most People Were Silent, Aesthetica Art Prize, York Art Gallery, United Kingdom (2019); UnAuthorised Medium, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Relics, Jendela (Visual Arts Space) Gallery, Esplanade, Singapore (both 2018); and the Guangzhou Image Triennial (2021), the Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (2022 and 2017). Sim was commissioned as the Nobel Peace Prize photographer in 2017.