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Lisa Tan (born 1973, NY, USA) is an artist living in Stockholm, Sweden. Tan works mostly in video, photography, and installations to explore the intricate relationship between language and experience.


Her work has been included in solo and group exhibitions and screenings at art institutions and galleries such as Artists Space (New York), the New Museum (New York), Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo CGAC (Santiago de Compostela), Arthouse at the Jones Center (Austin, TX), Kadist Art Foundation (Paris), the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Art in General (New York), El Centro Cultural Montehermoso (Vitoria-Gasteiz), Bonniers Konsthall (Stockholm), Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (Dublin), LA><ART (Los Angeles), Galerie VidalCuglietta (Brussels), Galería Parra & Romero (Madrid), Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art (Lisbon), Raquel Arnaud (São Paulo), Andreas Grimm (Munich), Galerie Nordenhake (Stockholm), and the Lofoten International Festival Norway (LIAF).


She received an MFA from the University of Southern California (USC), in Los Angeles. She is currently enrolled as a practice-based PhD at the University of Gothenburg. Select teaching experience includes leading theory and practice seminars and MA reviews at Parsons The New School for Design, Fine Arts Department, the University of Gothenburg, Valand Academy, The Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, and the Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavík.



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Contact information


Lisa Tan Studio

Gröndalsvägen 33, Plan -1

117 66 Stockholm



+46 7 08 83 57 95

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