“ Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone, and the only one who seeks out another. ” Octovio Paz
Sarah Choo Jing (b. 1990, Singapore) is known for her interdisciplinary approach to photography, video
and installation. Her work depicts identifiable moments and characters within contemporary urban
society suggesting a plethora of private and often solitary narratives. The artist is concerned with the
gaze of the flaneur, voyeurism and the uncanny.
Choo lives and works in Singapore. She recently completed her MFA at the Slade School of Art in London last summer 2015. Choo has clinched the Gold Award in the 2016 PX3 Prix de la Photographie, Fine Art Category and been awarded First Place in the 2015 Moscow International Foto Awards. She was recently shortlisted as a Finalist in the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2017 and was awarded the ICON De Martell Cordon Bleu Photography Award and Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Still Photography Award in 2013.
The artist has since exhibited internationally at The Busan Museum of Art in Korea, the Daegu Photo Biennale in Korea, ArtParis at The Grand Palais in Paris, the START Art Fair at The Saatchi Gallery in London, Photo London 2015 at The Somerset House in London, and The Santa Fe International New Media Festival in New Mexico, USA. Her works are collected by both private individuals and public institutions; including the Singapore Art Museum, National Museum of Singapore and The Arts Club Permanent Art Collection in London.