H.H. Lim was born in Malaysia and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. Since 1976 he has been living and working between Rome and Penang. He is the founder and organizer of the exhibition space Edicola Notte, which has been one of the most dynamic and proactive realities in the capital since 1990. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions: Oltre. Il primo piano, Italian Cultural Institute, Budapest (2015); Brera in contemporaneo Accademy of Brera, Milan (2015); No coffee no cigarettes, Paola Verrengia Gallery, Salerno (2015); Passaggi, Musée d'Art Modern et Contemporain, Saint- Etienne (2015); Mirare Giacomo Leopardi, Idill'io No. 13, Recanati (2015); Mirare, Idill'io No. 11, Recanati (2015); RI-FLESSIONI, R.A.M. radioartemobile, Rome (2015); National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2015); Migrating Forms and Migrating Gods, The Museum of Goa, a side event of the Biennale of Muziris Kochi, India (2014); Tornare al Senso Costruttivo, performance at the Verdi Theatre, Milan (2014); Open Museum Open City, project for R.A.M. radioartemobile and for the collection Maxxi, Rome (2014); Sconfinamenti, the 57th Festival of the Two Worlds, Spoleto (2014), Politicamente Parlando, Bianconi Gallery, Milan (2014); La Nuit Blanche, La Gaite Lyrique, Paris (2013); 6th Prague Biennale, Prague (2013); 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Pavilion of the Republic of Cuba, Venice (2013); John Cage Experiments And Its Context, NCCA National Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2013); Landscape on the Move, De Vleeshal & De Kabinetten van de Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands (2012); Il tesoro nascosto, GNAM National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome (2011); Hidden Treasure, Tang Gallery, Bangkok (2011); 12th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Venice (2010); 3 Camere, R.A.M radioartemobile, Rome (2010); Gone with the Wind, UCCA Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2010); Onda Anomala, a side event of Manifesta 7, Von Morenberg, Trento (2008); Guangdong Station, Art Museum, Guangdong (2008); Emergency Biennale, the Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (2007); Wherever We Go, Walter & McBean Galleries, San Francisco (2007); The 5th Ink Painting Biennial of Shenzhen, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen (2006); "Sweet Taboos" "Go Inside", 3rd Tirana Biennale, National Art Gallery, Tirana (2005); À l'ouest du sud de l'est, CRAC Regional Center of Contemporary Languedoc-Roussillon Art, Sète, France (2004); Villa Arson, Nice (2004); Le Opere e i Giorni, Certosa of San Lorenzo, Padula (2002); Tribù dell'Arte, MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome (2001).
This project was born in the aftermath of HH Lim's car accident which occurred on the highway on March 26th in 2005, while he was on his way from Rome to Naples for the opening of the inaugural exhibition of the PAN - Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli,…
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