archive :  Jason Lim

archive : Jason Lim

b. 1966, Singapore
He is a ceramicist and performance artist based in Singapore. His repertoire of work encompasses ceramics, photography, video art, installation art and performance art. He has organized and created various platforms for alternative art practitioners to meet and collaborate.

He studied at Central St Martins College of Art & Design between 1989 and 1992, and graduated with a BA (Hons). He attained his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (LASALLE College of the Arts) in 2003.

He was Co-Artistic Director and Artistic Director of the Singapore based performance art event ‘Future of Imagination’ in 2004, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2014.

In 2007 he presented Just Dharma and Light Weight at the Singapore Pavilion during the 52nd Venice Biennale.

In 2010 he was invited as guest artist to join performance art collective Black Market International as part of their 25th anniversary celebration tour of Poland, Germany and Switzerland.

He has presented more than 150 performances in 25 countries.


Title : Untitled (Bamboo, Stone, Light)
event : Responding:International Performance Art Festival and Meeting
venue:Onsen Shurine, Iwaki, Fukushima 
date : 7th September 2018
video and edit: Sakiko Yamaoka IPAMIA


Singapore: Inside Out | Artist Spotlight – Interview with Jason Lim  2015

In this Artist Spotlight, Jason shares about what being a performance artist means to him, and what he tries to convey through his works, particularly at Singapore: Inside Out.


Title : Duet (Light)   Durational performance
venue: Palazzo Bembo, Venice
date: 08.-15.12.2012
Video by Alice Pozzoli


date: 2005
venue: out-lounge, Otsuka Tokyo
video and edit: Sakiko Yamaoka IPAMIA