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Jay Tan

Born in 1982, London, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Jay Tan works across sculpture, installation and video, employing DIY techniques to experiment with the potential of decoration as a medium. Featuring dressed-up toy cars, found objects like necklaces, glasses or cardboard, light installations and GIFs, Tan’s practice is playful in colour and variety. Vibrant and dynamic, Tan’s works continuously show the preciousness and necessity of that which is decorative and conventionally disregarded. Now based in the Netherlands but having grown up in the...Read more