Hings Lim

MFA Art '21

Hings Lim

Hings Lim (b. 1989, Kuala Lumpur) is a process-oriented artist who addresses the interconnectivity and performativity of things. His interdisciplinary practice is resembled by a diverse use of media that includes video, image, object, and situation. His works, often involve participation, explore the notion of becoming while echoing the rethink of the in-between of subjectivities.

Hings received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia. He is a recipient of the Petronas – P. Ramlee Chair’s Award in 2012 and completed the Southeast Asian Artist Residency Program at Rimbun Dahan, Selangor, Malaysia in 2018. Selected group exhibitions include ‘GLAMFA 2020: Double Play’, CSU Long Beach Art Galleries, Long Beach, California; ‘Young Contemporaries Award’, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; ‘Art Stage Singapore’, Singapore; and ‘Malaysian Art: A New Perspective’, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur. He was one of the founders of Lattalilat, a community art project, and exhibited at National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; MIA College Gallery, Kuala Lumpur; FACA Gallery, Sarawak; and Muzium & Galeri Tengku Fauziah, Penang, Malaysia.

He is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles as a recipient of the USC International Artist Fellowship.

Email mail@hingslim.com
courtesy of the artist
Hings Lim, "Untitled (with Dwi, Rian, Welly, and Siti)", 2017, 4K Ultra HD video duration 20 minutes, acrylic on jute. Installation view at Young Contemporary Award, 1 February – 30 April 2017, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
Hings Lim, "Feast", 2018, 4K Ultra HD two-channel video installation, duration 11 minutes 45 seconds.