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.