Dorcas Tang 邓佳颖   is a third-generation...
Dorcas Tang 邓佳颖 is a third-generation Chinese-Malaysian photographer and researcher currently working on unceded Gadigal land (Sydney, Australia).

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2019    B.A in Studio Art, and minors in Spanish and Educational Studies, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Solo Exhibitions

2023    Los Paisanos del Puerto, Taller PuertorriqueñoPhiladelphia, PA
2023    Love Me Long Time, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia
2020    Los Paisanos del Puerto, Real Art Ways Gallery, Hartford, CT
2019    Los Paisanos del Puerto, McCabe Library, Swarthmore, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024    Surfacing, Trocadero Projects, Melbourne, VIC    
2021    Mixed Business 2, Pari, Sydney, NSW

Talks and Panels

2024    Artist panel with Edwin Porras and Yun Fuentes, Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia, PA
2023    Seeing/Hearing: Capturing the Asian presence in the Americas with Anne Ishii and Aisha Zia Khan, Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia, PA
2023    Panel discussion with Estelle Yoon, Rômy Pacquing McCoy, and Luce Nguyễn-Hunt, Trocadero Projects, Melbourne, VIC
2023    The Lens panel discussion with William Yang and Yvette Hamilton, Chau Chak Wing Museum, Sydney, NSW
2023    Artist talk, Firstdraft, Sydney, NSW
2023    On Asian-diasporic futurisms, with Bhenji Ra, Shawna Tang, Chrystal Rebello, and Yvonne Low, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, NSW
2021    Girls! Girls! Girls! panel with Michelle Aung Thin and Wing Kuang, OzAsia Festival, Adelaide, SA
2021     Oh Snap! fea. Dorcas TangTILT Institute for the Contemporary Image, PA
2021 – 2024, Artist talks at Swarthmore College, University of Connecticut, University of San Diego California, Universidad de Costa Rica              


2024    Los Paisanos del Puerto: Portraits of the Chinese diaspora community in Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia, PA
2023    Love Me Long Time, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, NSW
2022    Staging Portraits: Queer community photo sessions, Issue 2: DIY, Paradise Journal
2022    Los Paisanos del Puerto: Vernacular photography and the Chinese diaspora, Bulletin Journal, Monument Lab
2021    Love Me Long TimeIssue 43: Divine, Runway Journal, Sydney, NSW

Grants and residencies

2023    Artist Residency at The Lock Up, Newcastle, NSW
2022    CreateNSW Small Projects Grant for Love Me Long Time
2022    The Pride Foundation Australia Small Grant for Love Me Long Time
2021    The Awesome Foundation Grant for Staging Portraits
2021    Supper Sessions #4 Grant for Staging Portraits
2021    Digital micro-residency, Outloud Arts, Bankstown, NSW
2019    Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award, Society of Photographic Education    

Selected Press

2023    Dorcas Tang's intimate audiovisual project centres Asian women's agency and desire, It’s Nice That
2023    Dorcas Tang 邓佳颖, Artist Profile
2023    The Top 10 Contemporary Art Shows to See in February 2023Art Review

Dorcas Tang

Dorcas Tang is a third-generation Chinese-Malaysian artist and photographer currently based in unceded Gadigal land (Sydney, Australia).
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