Paul Chan (born 1973 in Hong Kong) lives and works in New York. Paul Chan’s work has been exhibited in numerous international exhibitions, including documenta 13, Kassel; Making Worlds, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, 2009; Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, 2006, and 54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 2004. Recent solo shows include Paul Chan: The 7
Lights, Serpentine Gallery, London, and New Museum, New York, 2007–2008. In 2007 Paul Chan collaborated with the Classical Theatre of Harlem and Creative Time to produce a site-specific outdoor presentation of Samuel Beckett’s play Waiting for Godot. His essays and interviews have been published in Artforum, Frieze, Flash Art, October, Tate Etc., Parkett, Texte zur Kunst, and Bomb Magazine, as well as in other magazines and journals. In 2010 he founded his publishing company Badlands Unlimited.