Ivan Cheng is an Australian artist whose practice focuses on modes of reading, often gesturing toward systems of power and reproduction. He also works as a performer, clarinettist, and dramaturg in multiple contexts, specialising in contemporary scores. He recently completed an MFA in Critical Studies (Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam), having previously studied at the Royal Academy of Music and Sydney Conservatorium of Music. His text-based performances have been presented in Sydney, London, Amsterdam, Vilnius, Tokyo, Berlin and New York. As a studio practice, he initiates project space bologna.cc in Amsterdam.