Simryn Gill was born in Singapore and lives in Port Dickson, Malaysia, and Sydney, Australia. Gill has a diverse art practice, including making photographs, sculptures and collections, writing and drawing.
Her work has been seen in several solo and group exhibitions including Hugging the Shore, NTU Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore (2015), Sites of Reason: A Selection of Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2014), Here art grows on trees, Australian Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale (2013), Lasting Images, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2013), 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow (2013), dOCUMENTA 13 (2012), Kassel, Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial) (2011), Istanbul, Simryn Gill: Inland, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne (2009), Simryn Gill: Gathering, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (2008) and Documenta 12 (2007), Kassel.
Gill is represented in the collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; M+, Hong Kong; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; National Gallery Singapore; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York and Tate Collection, London, among others and a number of private collections. She was the recipient of an Australia Council Fellowship in 2003.