Sarah Choo Jing (b.1990) is a multidisciplinary fine artist who is currently pursuing her MFA in Fine Art at the Slade School of Art, University College London. Focusing on the relationship between space and time, Choo’s work depicts identifiable moments and characters within contemporary society. Intentionally constructed, the artist reflects upon social and cultural norms.
Choo has recently been shortlisted as a Finalist in the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2014. In 2013, she was awarded the ICON De Martell Cordon Bleu Photography Award and Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Still Photography Award. The artist has since represented Singapore at Cinema Total 2014, organized by Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin, The Santa Fe International New Media Festival 2013 in New Mexico, USA and Nordart 2013 – a contemporary art fair in Germany, Europe. A recipient of the Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Award, Choo has been awarded Photographer of the Year in the Fine Art Photography category at the 4th International Pollux Awards, USA. In 2012, she was a Finalist for the 3rd edition Julia Margaret Cameron Award, at The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards in Europe. That summer, she received several Honorable Mentions at the International Photography Awards.
Black Noise, 2015
(A Self Portrait of the Artist)
Sculpture comprising of vellum prints on a pedestal Size: 50cm x 50cm x 40cm
at which hour of intoxication,
did the deafening march of the parade grow silent ?
uninterrupted and monotonous can you hear the reticent cheers from the crowd ?
Black Noise is an installation depicting a translucent rotating carousel constructed using monochromatic vellum prints. The images presented depict streetscapes documented at dawn; between the hours of 3am to 6am.
Accelerated Intimacy, 2015
Performance | 20 minutes
A reading by the Artist; of composited journal entries from the years 2013-2015