Timur Si-Qin

Timur Si-Qin (b. 1984) is an artist of German and Mongolian-Chinese decent who grew up in Berlin, Beijing and in a Native Indian community in the American Southwest. Si-Qin lives and works in Berlin, and a leading figure in a new generation of artists associated with the contemporary philosophical movements of “New Materialism” and “Speculative Realism”. Growing up in a multi-cultural environment, this has helped form Si-Qin’s unique approach to materials, its transformation and innate qualities, in addition to his interest contemporary discourses in philosophy and science that influence his artistic practice. He has shown internationally at Bonner Kunstverein, CCS Bard New York, Museum Fridericianum Kassel, the Taipei Biennial, and participated in the Art Post-Internet group exhibition curated by Karen Archey and Robin Peckham at the UCCA last year in Beijing.