H.H. Lim was born in Kedah, Malaysia, and has lived and worked between Penana and Rome since 1976. He has exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions including:

58th Venice Art Biennale, the Malaysia Pavilion, Venice 2019; Origin of detail, Museum of Civilizations, Rome (2018); The mental trip – Tang Contemporary Art Beijing China (2017) PLEASE COME BACK. The world as a prison ?, MAXXI, Rome, Italy (2017); An Atlas of Mirrors, Singapore Biennale 2016, Singapore (2016); Open Museum Open City, Maxxi, Rome, Italy (2014); 6th Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic (2013); 55th Venice Biennial, Cuban pavilion, Venice (2013); Hidden Treasure, The hidden treasure, GNAM National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome, Italy (2011); Gone with the Wind, UCCA Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (2010), China; Wherever We Go, Walter & McBean Galleries, San Francisco, USA (2007 “Sweet Taboos” “Go Inside”, 3th Tirana Biennial, National Art Gallery, Tirana, Albania (2005The Works and Days, Certosa di San Lorenzo, Padula, Italy ( 2002); Tribù dell’Arte, MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy (2001).

He partecipated in the first edition of Corpi sul palco nel 2019.