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Jaxton Su

Jaxton Su (b. 1988, Singapore) is an independent visual artist and curator. He is also an adjunct lecturer at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Holding a Master of Fine Art from The Glasgow School of Art, UK and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NTU, Singapore, Jaxton seeks to coalesce the diverse interrelated experience from his artistic, pedagogical, community-based and curatorial practices, and apply them within meaningful projects that will encourage reflection and discourse. 

As an independent curator, he is interested in bridging the gaps between current social issues through contemporary art and advocating artists as citizens of agency. By challenging traditional formats of presenting art, he is

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keen on bringing contemporary art to the masses while encouraging appreciation. He was selected as a curator at Alt Space Loop, Seoul for their annual curators open call in 2020. Some of his notable endeavours that he has presented internationally include curatorial projects ‘The Unsettled Dust’ – a touring Asian Short Film Festival, ‘Dare you do this? FFFF it!’ – a Taiwan Gangshan Dist Contemporary Art Warehouse International Exchange Program and ‘Power Play’ – a biennial contemporary art festival in Singapore.

2016-2018 Master of Fine Art. Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
2009-2013 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) Visual Communication. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
2011 Exchange Programme. University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia.

Exhibitions and Showcase | Selected 2019
“A.void”, Art Museum of Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
“Home is where the heart is”, Woodlands Regional Library, Singapore
“Layers”, American Fabrics Building, Bridgeport, United States
“Katong-Joo Chiat Art Circuit”, Katong-Joo Chiat, Singapore
“Silver Arts Festival”, National Library Board, Singapore

COMMUNITY ART | Selected 2019
“Home is where the heart is”, Silver Arts Festival, in collaboration with NTUC Lifestyle Active Seniors, Kampong Admiralty, Singapore
“Garden of Hearts”, Passion Arts Festival, in collaboration with BBE and TGP residents, Bukit Batok East and Toh Guan Park, Singapore
“On Cloud Nine”, Passion Arts Festival, in collaboration with Limbang residents, Limbang,Singapore
“NMS Quiet Mornings”, community art tour and workshop with senior citizens, National Museum, Singapore