Arjuna Neuman

Arjuna Neuman

Arjuna Newman examines connections between subjects and across ideas, creating transdisciplinary works that invite audience participation.

Arjuna Neuman (b.1984, United Kingdom) was born on an airplane, that’s why he has two passports. He shows his work internationally with recent exhibitions and screenings at: Sunshinism, State of the Art, Berlin, Germany (2014); Les Recontres Internationales, Haus Der Kunst der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2014); The Museum of Immortality, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon (2014); Exposure, Beirut Art Centre (2014); Les Rencontres Internationales, Le Gaite Lyric, Paris, France (2014); Transpositions, Verge Gallery Sydney University, Australia (2014); Young Artist Moscow Biennale, Moscow Museum (2014); ABC : MTL, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada (2012); In Our Sights, Machine Projects, Los Angeles , United States (2012) amongst others. As a writer he has published articles in Relief Press, Into the Pines Press, The Journal for New Writing, VIA Press, Concord Press, Art Voices and e-flux.

Between January and April 2015, Neuman was Artist-in-Residence at NTU CCA Singapore, where he researched on Singapore as a “City in a Garden” through the concept of “borrowed scenery.” In addition, Neuman produced Multicultural Dread, a collaborative event addressing the topic of identity in Singapore that included a conversation co-organised by Brack and a text intervention by one of its members, Nazry Bahrawi.