© Kai Lam, 2010. Photo Henry Chan.
Kai Lam has proved an active innovator since his artistic involvements in 1995. Versatile and prolific skills in drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed-media installation and performance, Lam also collaborate in theater productions and co-organize art events. As President of alternative art group, Artists Village he helped initiate “Artists Investigating Monuments”, in 2000, presenting installations and performances in various public sites. This was later presented again in Singapore Art Museum, 2004 and Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney and House of World Culture, Berlin, 2005. Lam shows leadership to involve others in Singapore as well as international arts community. Art-making to Kai Lam is a tool for a better understanding of the environment where he lives in and an exploration of life and social human conditions. His artworks are created as a social commentary and creative response to urban pluralistic society.