The American Academy in Rome awards the Rome Prize to a select group of artists and scholars to support innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. For more information please visit the American Academy in Rome website.
A new monograph by Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong, Paris, Novembre, will be available from Steidl on July 24, 2018. The artist, who was in Paris on November 13, 2015, documented the streets of the city in the wake of the coordinated terrorist attacks that evening. Containing 20 powerful photographs, Paris, Novembre, is an unfamiliar portrait of the city following the traumatic event. For more information, please visit the Steidl website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Cities series are on view at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum from October 1, 2017 to April 22, 2018. Curated by Lillian Lambrechts from the Bank of America Collection, Shared Space: A New Era presents photographs and video from 1987 through the present, exploring new phases of globalization coinciding with the growing impact of technology over the past 30 years. For more information, please visit the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum website.
Works from Sze Tsung Nicolás Leong’s Horizons series were on view at the New York Public Library from March 24 - July 2nd, 2017. Viewpoints: Latin America in Photographs explored the geography, people, and rich culture of Latin America from the 1860s through the present, exhibiting over 100 images drawn exclusively from the Library’s immense Photography Collection. For more information, please visit the New York Public Library website.
Sze Tsung Leong’s work was featured in the exhibition On Escape and Concurrence: Inverting the Gaze at Novo Banco in Lisbon, Portugal from November 10, 2016 – May 31, 2017. Comprised of works from Novo Banco’s permanent collection, the exhibition aimed to shift the focus of the viewer from an analytical to an emotional exploration of the photographs. Other featured artists include Candida Höfer, William Eggleston, Wolfgang Tillmans and Elger Esser. For more information, please visit the Novo Banco website.
Photographs from Sze Tsung Leong’s Horizons series were included in the group exhibition, The View from Here, from October 29, 2016 – April 30, 2017. The exhibition, comprised entirely of works from the museum’s permanent collection, examined the process of landscape documentation from the 1840s to the present day. For more information, please visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery website.
Sze Tsung Leong’s work was featured in the exhibition Shared Space: A New Era / Photographs from the Bank of America Collection at the McColl Center in Charlotte, North Carolina from September 9 – November 5, 2016. The exhibition included photography and video that collectively highlights the evolution of the world’s communal spaces, from airports to rural landscapes. Other featured artists included Edward Burtynsky, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Günther Förg, Jitka Hanzlová, Shirin Neshat and Thomas Struth. For more information, please visit the McColl Center website.