About The Artist
Gian Cruz (b. 1987) is a multidisciplinary Filipino artist whose practice is heavily rooted in photography and performance, and engaged with translation, history, architecture, ecology, cinema and HIV/AIDS activism. He was the first Southeast Asian participant in the Independent Studies Programme at MACBA, Barcelona. His work has both been shown and in done collaboration with the MMCA, Korea; Jeu de Paume, Paris, Picto Foundation, Paris; The Museum of Photography, Seoul; La Biennale di Venezia; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga; Pride Photo Award, Amsterdam; Visual AIDS, New York; 4A Centre for Contemporary Art, Sydney; Casa Asia, Madrid.