Will Kwan

b. 1978, Hong Kong / Canada

Will Kwan was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Toronto. He received an MFA from the School of Arts at Columbia University in 2004 and is presently a researcher in visual art at the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, The Netherlands. His projects have been presented internationally in venues including P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), the Venice Biennale in 2003, Art in General (New York), Exit Art (New York), Artist House (Leeds), Contemporary Art Center (Vilnius, LT), and Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto (Biella, IT). His single-channel media works have been exhibited and screened in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, New York, and Berlin.







Books & Ephemera

Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed