Will Pham

Born in London, United Kingdom, 1990.

Lives and works in London.


Education

Postgraduate Fine Art, Royal Academy Schools, London, 2015- 2018
BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, 2010- 2013
Exchange, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada, 2012
Foundation Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, London, 2009- 2010


Selected Exhibitions

2019

Little Vietnam, Turf Projects (solo), London, UK

Resettled Spaces: examining the home, An Viet Housing Association, London, UK
The Lands Of, The Reef, Los Angeles, USA

2018

Law in the limelight, Arebyte Gallery, curated by Jack Tan
From Saigon to Hackney, An Viet Foundation, London
Songs from Southeast Asia (hosted by Cuong Pham), SOAS Radio show, London
Record, Retrieve, Reactivate (in collaboration with Cuong Pham), An Viet Foundation, London
RA Schools Degree Show, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK
Performing East and Southeast Asian Identities, Summer Showcase (in collaboration with Cuong Pham, invited by Tamsin Barber and Diana Yeh), British Academy, London
Growing Home, NQAPIA National conference, San Francisco, California
Return to the community (grassroots community activism), by Hau-Yu Tam, School of Oriental and African Studies, London
Networks, Activism, Collections, Communities and Peer to Peer Support Panel, ‘Here’..’There’/ East & Southeast Asian Diasporic Art organised by Erika Tan, Central Saint Martins, London
RECreative film screening, The South London Gallery, London
New Southeast Asian Voices Indigo magazine exhibition, Bromley by Bow warehouse, London & The Old Compass, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Asia Art Activism Researcher in residence event, Raven Row, London
DIASPORA, MA HOMEY, curated by TROI OI, Space_31, Berlin, Germany
Taipei Residency exhibition, Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan

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

A place called Home, curated by Siyun Tang, Goldsmiths, London
Unusual Weight, Hangar, Lisbon, Portugal
Lar, Brazil, Curated by Paola De Ramos
From, Hotel Elephant Space, London

2014

Pseudo Crem, Total Refreshment Centre, Dalston, London
Thunderflux, Ha Ha Gallery, Southampton curated by Liv Fontaine

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 curated by Ian Giles, London
A pinch of salt…., Trattoria Sapori, Stoke Newington, London
Grayson Perry Late, The British Museum, London
The Contemporary Eye featuring Vong Phaophanit, 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 Space Open, Peckham Space, London

2009

WWW exhibition, Oxford House, London


Awards and Residencies

2019

Turf Projects commission funded by Arts Council England & Croydon Council

2018

3 month residency at Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan funded by CFCCA Manchester
Asia-Art-Activism Research Network residency at Raven Row, London
The Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Hon RA Prize

2017

The Celia Walker Prize

2016

Tropical Lab Residency, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore

2015

3 year Patrons bursary, Royal Academy Schools
Gasworks International Fellowship Award residency to Hangar, Lisbon

2013

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity commission

2012

Economics Frontier Ltd commission
Study China residency, Beijing

2011

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

2009

WWW grant, Futureversity


Publications, Texts and Press

2019

Resettled Spaces exhibition catalogue

2018

Newspaper article of ‘An Viet (Well settled)’ by Vincent Chow
Review of ‘Record, Retrieve, Reactivate’ by Ha Vu in Indigo Magazine
Diaspora Ma Homey, https://bon.se/article/kulturarv-och-identitet-i-diaspora-ma-homey/


Teaching Experience

2019

Artist talk and tutorials, Croydon school of art, Croydon
Artist talk, Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester

2018

Artist talk, Central Saint Martins Art & Design (CSM), London
Artist talk and tutorials, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford
Artist talk and tutorials, Camberwell College of Art (BA Drawing)
Crits, Camberwell College of Art (BA Sculpture)
Artist talk, Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan