Melissa Tan Singapore, b. 1989

Melissa Tan is a young female visual artist based in Singapore. She received her BA (Fine Arts) from Lasalle College of The Arts.Her works are based on nature, themes of transience and beauty of the ephemeral. Her recent projects revolve around landscapes and the process of tansformation. Interested in geography and textures of rocks she explores to translate the visual language through different mediums. Employing methods such as paper cutting and silk-screen techniques, she is interested in materiality and how the medium supports the work. Although she was trained as a painter, she also works with video, sound and objects.