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Song-Ming Ang

Singaporean, b. 1980

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Song-Ming Ang

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Singaporean, b. 1980

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Biography

Channeling his passion for music into installations, videos, and public art projects, Song-Ming Ang explores this universal means of expression in all its variety and nuance. Though he initially attempted to be a musician, he turned to visual art, explaining: “I realized that to be truly experimental, I would have to embrace the spirit of experimenting rather than reproducing the aesthetics of experimental music. It was then that I decided to make art about music, so I could stand outside music while being close to it.” Ang wants us to be close to music, too, and, through his work, he aims to reveal the ways it permeates our lives and society. In Yesterday Mobile Karaoke (2011), he set up a mobile karaoke booth in Singapore, inviting passersby to sing songs from their past, creating new communities in the process.

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Biography

Channeling his passion for music into installations, videos, and public art projects, Song-Ming Ang explores this universal means of expression in all its variety and nuance. Though he initially attempted to be a musician, he turned to visual art, explaining: “I realized that to be truly experimental, I would have to embrace the spirit of experimenting rather than reproducing the aesthetics of experimental music. It was then that I decided to make art about music, so I could stand outside music while being close to it.” Ang wants us to be close to music, too, and, through his work, he aims to reveal the ways it permeates our lives and society. In Yesterday Mobile Karaoke (2011), he set up a mobile karaoke booth in Singapore, inviting passersby to sing songs from their past, creating new communities in the process.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Istanbul Biennial