Goh Lee Kwang

Goh Lee Kwang (family name Goh) is internationally recognized sound & new media artist from Malaysia. He has created sound installations, sonic-visual interactive installations, single channel video, multi-channels video, electro-acoustic improvised music performance, tape music, composition for radio broadcast and soundtrack for theater / dance / independent movie. Goh's works focus on the various possibility of both realistic & abstract, crossing the boundaries of digital & analog, electronic & acoustic, go beyond language, allowing audiences to experience the work directly, and in their own personal way. Most of his installation also operating interactively with the audience/ viewer.

Goh is the recipient of numerous awards & honors, including the Akademie Schloss Solitude Fellowship, Stuttgart, Germany in 2004 -2005, Klangraum Fellowship, Krems, Austria in 2006 & Künstlerhäuser Worpswede Fellowship 2008. Other short term Artist-In-Residency programs including KHOJ, New Delhi, India 2006; STEIM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2007; WORM, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2007 & Green Papaya, Manila, Philipines 2007-2008.

Goh is currently the founder/ project manager of Herbal Project, organizing various events on experimental & electronic arts in the capital of his home country Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, including the monthly event "Switch ON" & many other independent concerts. Goh is also the founder of the experimental music label Herbal International & one of the founders of Experimental Artists Co-op Malaysia (EMACM). Herbal International released cd by Eric Cordier, Eric La Casa, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Cédric Peyronnet, Beequeen, Roel Meelkop, Sabine Ercklentz, Andrea Neumann, Jason Kahn, Zbigniew Karkowski & others. EMACM is a collaborative project dedicated to the facilitation, publication and exposure of creative & experimental works from the region.

File under: the Peter Shaeffer of Malaysia / Chinese traditional / Electroacoustic / Experimental



Available here:


A Video Art Project: Remote Control
Part I and Part II - 90 limited copies