WILL PHAM





Record, Retrieve, Reactivate
An Viet Foundation
Photo credit: Caro Gervay, Hau-Yu Tam


















An Viet (Well Settled)
RA Schools

Photo credit: Andy Keate


















Little Vietnam
Turf Projects

Photo credit: Tim Bowditch


















willphamstudio@gmail.com
Born in London, England

Lives and works in London

Education

2015-18 Postgraduate Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London
2010-13 BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
2012 Exchange Programme, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada
2009-10 Foundation, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London

Exhibitions

2020
Nàng T Do- The Archive of Art in the Camps (Garden Streams) and the traces of Vietnamese boat people in Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Hong Kong
Record, Retrieve, Reactivate, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), Manchester (solo)
Nation, Identity and Diaspora, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA), Manchester (screening)

2019
Little Vietnam, Turf Projects, London (solo)
Resettled Spaces, An Viet Housing Association, London
The Lands Of, The Reef, Los Angeles, USA
DAM PROJECTS: New Moving Image, Closeup Cinema, London (screening)
Reality Runs Away- The Limits of Documentary, Perch Arts, London (screening)  

2018
Schools Show, Royal Academy Schools, London
Record, Retrieve, Reactivate, An Viet Foundation, London
Diaspora, Ma Homey, Space_31, Berlin, Germany
Residency Exhibition, Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
Asia Art Activism, Raven Row, London (screening)
Recreative, South London Gallery, London (screening)
Growing Home, NQAPIA, San Francisco, USA (screening)
British Academy Summer Showcase, British Academy, London (performance)
Songs from Southeast Asia, SOAS Radio, London (radio)

2017
Gender, Identity & Material, Royal Academy of Art, London
Premiums- Interim Projects, Royal Academy of Art, London

2016
Waves, Turf Projects, London
Fictive Dreams, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore

2015
Unusual Weight, HANGAR, Lisbon, Portugal
From, Hotel Elephant Space, London
A place called home, Goldsmiths, London (performance)

2014
Pseudo Crem, Total Refreshment Centre, London
Thunderflux, Ha Ha Gallery, Southampton
Lar, Sao Paolo, Brazil

2013
Degree show, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London
Milking It, Triangle Space, London

2012
Downstream, Concourse Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Brittvinter, Umea, Sweden

2011
Expanding Performance, Triangle Space, London
A pinch of salt…., Trattoria Sapori, London
British Museum Late, The British Museum, London
The Contemporary Eye, InQuabte, Brighton
CCW Artist Moving Image, South London Gallery, London
Cable Street, St Georges Town Hall, London
Transitions, Triangle Space, London

2010
Clash & Converge, Camberwell Space, London
Peckham Platform Open, Peckham Platform, London

2009
WWW exhibition, Oxford House, London

Awards and Residencies

2020
The Gane Trust Grant, Bristol
Arts Council England Emergency Grant

2019
Lien Viet Housing Association Commission, London

2018
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) 3 month ‘Breathe’ residency to Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan
Researcher in Residence, Asia Art Activism, Raven Row, London
Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Hon Prize, London

2017
Celia Walker Art Foundation Prize, London

2016
Tropical Lab Residency, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore

2015 
3 Year Patrons Bursary, Royal Academy Schools, London
Gasworks International Fellowship 2 month Triangle residency to HANGAR, Lisbon, Portugal


2013
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity commission, London

2012
Economics Frontier Ltd commission, London
Study China, Beijing

2011
CCW Artists Moving Image Prize, South London Gallery
The Rodd Farm, Sidney Nolan Trust, Wales
Study India, New Delhi, India

2010
Peckham Platform, London
Uprising, The Young Foundation, London

2009
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
WWW grant, Futureversity, London