Miljohn Ruperto

Miljohn Ruperto (b. 1971, Manila, Philippines) is a cross-disciplinary artist working across photography, cinema, performance, and digital animation. His work refers to historical and anecdotal occurrences and speculates on the nature of assumed facts and the construction of truth.

Ruperto received his M.F.A. from Yale University, and his B.A. in Art Practice from University of California, Berkeley. Ruperto has exhibited his work internationally at numerous venues, including Friends Indeed, San Francisco (2020); Singapore Biennale (2019); Bel Ami, Los Angeles (2019); Archivo 1984 Gallery, Makati City (2019); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018, 2012); Schinkel Pavillion, Berlin (2018); Koenig & Clinton, Brooklyn (2017); REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); Kadist, San Francisco (2017); ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur (2016–17); Para-Site, Hong Kong (2016); Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2016); Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, Austria (2015); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014); and Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library, Saskatchewan (2014), among others. In 2019, he participated in the Acts of Life critical research residency NTU CCA Singapore and MCAD Manila commissioned by the Goethe-Institut. His work is in the collections of MOMA NY, Hammer Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Kadist Art Foundation.