Ng Hui Hsien is an artist, writer, and researcher. Her art practice uses photography as a medium to explore themes such as consciousness, (im)materiality, and interconnectivity; her works are sites where the unconscious can find expression, indirectly or otherwise.
Hui Hsien’s work has been internationally exhibited in various institutions and festivals, including Comma Space (Singapore), Martin Parr Foundation (UK), Objectifs Centre of Photography and Film (Singapore), Photo Bangkok (Thailand), Obscura Photography Festival (Malaysia), Dali International Photography Festival (China), Athens Photo Festival (Greece), ZK/U Berlin (Germany), and Tokyo Art Book Fair (Japan), and a solo exhibition at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography (Iceland). Additionally, she has been featured on platforms such as Photomonitor, PHmuseum, Paper Journal, Splash & Grab, The Reykjavík Grapevine, Photo District News, Plural, Fraction Magazine, dienacht, Fisheye Magazine, Emerging Photographer and Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA).
Hui Hsien’s self-published, limited-edition, hand-stitched artist book – The Weight of Air – is distributed by Reminders Photography Stronghold (Japan). The Weight of Air is also in both public and private collections including the New York Public Library (United States), Hellenic Centre for Photography (Greece), Asia Pacific Photobook Archive (Australia) and is one of the featured books in How We See: Photobooks by Women (10×10 Photobooks, 2018).
Pictured: Photograph from "The Weight of Air"