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    (upcoming) Los Paisanos del Puerto, Taller PuertorriqueñoPhiladelphia, PA
2023    (upcoming) 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

2021    Mixed Business 2, Pari, NSW, Sydney, NSW
2019    Captured Light, Black Rock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD
2019    My grandmother’s whispers, List Gallery at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 

Talks and Panels

2022    Artist talk, Swarthmore College, PA
2022    Artist talk, University of California, San Diego, CA
Girls! Girls! Girls! panel with Michelle Aung Thin and Wing Kuang, OzAsia Festival, Adelaide, SA
2021    Oh Snap! fea. Dorcas Tang, TILT Institute for the Contemporary Image, PA
2021    The Seen and Unseen panel, Tri-College Asian Student Conference, Swarthmore, PA
2021    Artist talk, Experience Liberal Arts College program, Shanghai, China
2019    Artist talk, University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
2019    Asian and African Latin American Pasts and Presents panel, Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium Student Conference                   


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    
2019    Greater Philadelphia Asian Studies Consortium Grant
2019    Lang Center for Social and Civic Engagement Class of 1961 Arts Fund Grant, Swarthmore College
2018    Genevieve Ching-Wen Lee Asian American Studies Grant, Swarthmore College


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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