Milton Lim

    Residencies (2024)

    Milton Lim (he/him) is a digital media artist, game designer, and performance creator based in Vancouver, Canada: the traditional, unceded, and occupied territories of the Coast Salish peoples of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

    His research-based practice entwines publicly available data, interactive digital media, and gameful performance to create speculative visions and candid articulations of social capital. This line of inquiry aims to reconsider our repertoires of knowledge aggregation and political intervention in the contemporary context of big data and algorithmic culture. Milton holds a BFA (Hons.) in theatre performance and psychology from Simon Fraser University.

    He has created works for and performed in various festivals, venues, and galleries in Canada, Argentina, the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Australia. He is a co-founder and key archivist with the national performance archive videocan, a core member of the AI-focussed arts collective Synectic Assembly, one of the co-creators behind the performing arts economy trading card game culturecapital, a co-artistic director of Hong Kong Exile, and an artistic associate with Theatre Conspiracy.