Ying Ang & Ling Ang (AU)

Image: Ying Ang & Ling Ang, from the series 3 Degrees of Freedom, 2022. Commissioned by Photo Australia for PHOTO 2022 International Festival of Photography. Courtesy the artists.

Ying Ang

Born 1980, Singapore
Lives and works Melbourne, Australia

Ying Ang is a photographer and author with a focus on conceptual documentary work. Her book, Gold Coast, won the New York Photo Festival and Encontros Da Imagem book prize for 2014 and acquired for the Rare Books Collection at the Victorian State Library and MoMA.

Ying’s most recent critically acclaimed publication, The Quickening, was acquired by the National Library of Australia and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The project was also exhibited in a solo show during Rencontres d’Arles in France at the Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation.

Ying lectures at the International Center of Photography in New York.



Ling Ang

Born 1990, Singapore
Lives and works Melbourne, Australia

Ling Ang is a visual artist whose work is rooted in a documentary language that explores contemporary issues with a strong narrative format. In 2018, Ling was commissioned by the Commonwealth Games arts program to create a public installation titled “Gold Coast”. Her documentary short film, “Palomo”, screened at the 42nd Montreal World Film Festival, winning Best Director at the Madrid International Film Festival and Best Documentary Short Film at the London Independent Film Festival. Ling’s project, “Souvenirs of Sleep”, manifested in large scale, experiential installations in Melbourne, London and Cardiff in 2019 and 2020, and an accompanying artist book.


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