Priyageetha Dia

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Born 1992
Hometown Singapore
Lives and works Singapore

About the artist

Dia is a young, emerging artist whose practice lean towards public site-specific installations. She graduated with a Bachelor (Hons) in Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts Singapore. Dia is known for her controversial public work The Golden Staircase in 2017.

“To redefine space into a space that provokes.”

Provokes in all sense that the banality of everyday life is mediated with something glaring as gold. Through the alchemy of transformation, the significance of gold acts as a commentary on resistance. Contributing to the discourse of what constitutes art in Singapore, Dia continues to challenge limitations with new thinking of art in public spaces. Sheas been actively showcasing her works since 2017, including her first solo exhibition titled “Upgraded” following her controversial golden flags public art installation , a collaboration with The Substation for Discipline the City campaign; a chapbook publication titled “A Public Square” by Singaporean author Adeline Chia.

Her practice stems into bridging the banality of lived spaces and the act of subversion using gold mediums.

Solo exhibitions

2020 the earth and her skin, Art Porters Gallery, Singapore

2018 Upgraded, Art Porters Gallery, Singapore


Group exhibitions

2019 2219: Futures Imagined, Art Science Museum, Singapore

2019 From your eyes to ours (FYETO), Coda Culture, Singapore

2019 Facing Brownness, Grey Projects, Singapore

2019 Public Forms, NPE Art Residency, Singapore

2019 S.E.A. Focus 2019 – Art Porters Gallery, Gillman Barracks, Singapore

2018 I.D (The Body’s Still Warm), 42 Cambridge Road, Singapore

2018 Gender Hierarchy, Grey Projects & Space One (Seoul), Singapore

2018 To leave home is already half the journey, McNally School of Fine Arts, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore

2017 RUANG, Singapore

2017 87% Multiculturalism, The Yellow Cage, Singapore

2017 Light Field 2017, Science Centre Singapore, Singapore

2017 Multiply: A Majestic Playground, New Majestic Hotel, Singapore

2017 The LASALLE Show Exhibition 2017, LASALLE McNally Campus, Singapore

2017 Winstedt Graduation Showcase: Open Circuits, LASALLE Winstedt Campus, Singapore

2017 BA (Hons) Fine Arts Works-In-Progress Show: neither glimmer nor ghost, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore

2016 ARTWALK Little India, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

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