About

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Artist as Salon Girl
(Credit: Svetlana Lopato)

Joey Chin (1986) is an artist and a Pushcart-nominated writer and poet.

Her work is located at the intersection of text, narrative and visual art, staged through poetry, acts and modes of reading, and various disruptions. Her key focus is in the development of personal communications between the self, markings of territoriality, and the inner conversations between the two.

She explores etymologies and language use of the Chinese and Greek language through the English lyric and prose. 

Joey holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the City University of Hong Kong, and her work has received scholarships, grants, and awards from numerous organisations including Arthub Asia, the Asia Europe Foundation, the Royal Over-seas League Arts (United Kingdom), the Dorothy Cheung Foundation (Singapore), the National Arts Council (Singapore), the Run Run Shaw Library (Hong Kong), and the Society for Humanistic Anthropology (US).

e-mail: joeychinlmATgmailDOTcom

News:

1 November 2020: Emptying Cups! text on M.U.C.K (Must Use Critical Knowledge) (UK)

28 October 2020: Here but where exhibition in collaboration with Clare Charnley, supported by Royal Over-seas League Arts (UK)

15 September 2020: Passing the Past photo essay on Anima Loci

1 September 2020: Meet the Artist Joey Chin Zoom webinar with Royal Over-seas League Arts Curator Eilidh McCormick (UK)

9 August 2020: The Writing Life Beyond COVID-19 with Mongrel Writers Residence (US) and Cha (HK)