For the past months, I have been sitting with water, and exploring how it interacts with light and photographic materials.
Making a series of unique silver gelatin prints about our emotional landscapes for a small solo show, to be unveiled coming July. More info soon!
Myth is part of ‘ARUS ‘, a virtual exhibition featuring Southeast Asian women artists, curated by Suzy Sulaiman, Sonia Luhong Wan and Harold Egn Eswar.
Collaborated with filmmaker Gladys Ng to make a short film called wanderings. It will be screened at National Gallery Singapore on 24 and 25 July, 2pm. Tickets available here.
Hope the trailer above will bring you a bit of calm, wherever you are.
Exhibition up at Grey Projects (SG) till 20 Feb 2021. Drop by if you are keen!
Made an installation – one that involves ice… In the Breathing Light solo exhibition will be up at Comma Space till 23 Aug. There’ll be a talk with curator Sam I-Shan too.
Happy to have the chance to chat with filmmaker Gladys Ng about spirituality, emotions and more. Thanks to everyone who joined us that evening!
Objectifs Film Library features short films from creatives in Southeast Asia.
Plural art magazine invites artists to respond to different places in Singapore. The places that we miss while most of us shelter at home. Picked Mount Faber.
As pandemic restrictions ease, the National Arts Council invites more than 150 Singaporean artists to respond to the theme of hope. Works are presented on street banners till September 2020. Here’s my contribution.
Deck has a series where photographers talk about books that motivate them.
The Weight of Air is published in art and literary journal Contra Viento.
It was an amazing residency in Japan, and I was extremely moved by the generosity and kindness of the locals.
If you like to know more about what the other artists and I worked on during our residency, check out this residency booklet and video documentation.
Excited to be selected by Grey Projects (Singapore) for a residency at Akiyoshidai International Artist Village (AIAV) in Mine City, Yamaguchi, Japan. The theme of the residency is ‘Live Together with This Land.’ From 8 Jan to 12 March. Our talk is on 8 Feb.
The other resident artists are:
Stef Veldhuis (Netherlands)
Curated by Kleister, Myth is exhibited at outdoor exhibition ‘Das Treffen dreier Punkte’ in Berlin (Germany). This show is part of Interiors to Being, a month-long festival organised by Picture Berlin. Opens 1 July.
Also participating in “Great Circle Distance Mail Art” exhibition at tête from 8 – 20 July.
Poster credit: Piotr Pietrus
The Weight of Air artist book is exhibited as part of group show “My Body Your Body Their Body” at The Reference in Seoul (Korea) from 23 Apr – 22 May. It travels to Kana Kawanhishi Gallery Tokyo (Japan) from 12 July – 3 Aug.
Grateful that The Weight of Air artist book gets exhibited at Shanghai Art Book Fair, May 17-19.
Venue: M50 Creative Park, Moganshan Rd.50, Shanghai, China
Myth is now up at Photomonitor.
Had the pleasure of interviewing Aaron Schuman about his latest work SLANT.
‘How We See: Reading Room’ – which comprises 100 books from women photographers across the world – tours to PGH Photo Fair at Carnegie Museum of Art, 27 – 28 April 2019. Please check out The Weight of Air if you are there.
Russet Lederman interviews three ‘How We See: Photobooks by Women’ nominators, who were responsible for selecting photobooks from Asia: Miwa Susuda, Amanda Lo and Iona Fergusson (thanks!).
‘How We See: Reading Room’ tours to Museum of Fine Arts (8 – 10 March) and Massachusetts College of Art (19 – 21 March), Boston.
Event details at Museum of Fine Arts
PHmuseum selects Myth as ‘Story of the Week.’
Myth is in Paper Journal
Wrote about Myth for Splash & Grab.
Myth is featured in Singlish.
Interview with The Reykjavík Grapevine about ongoing exhibition The Weight of Air at Reykjavík Museum of Photography
The Weight of Air opens at Reykjavík Museum of Photography. The exhibition is up from 23 November to 4 February 2019.
Artist talk: 23rd November, noon
The Weight of Air artist book is included in How We See: Photobooks by Women, a publication by 10×10 Photobooks.
‘How We See: Reading Room’ will tour through 2020 to multiple venues, including Fototeca Latinoamericana (Buenos Aires, December 2018), Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, March 2019) and PGH Photo at the Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, April 2019), among others.
Details about The Weight of Air artist book
Details about How We See: Photobooks by Women
How We See: Photobooks by Women in British Journal of Photography
Had the honour of interviewing photographer Kosuke Okahara about his work Ibasyo.
Ibasyo documents the lives of six young Japanese women who suffer from self-harm.
Writing published in August issue of Esquire Singapore.
Before You Leave is included in group show ‘Happens When Nothing Happens’, under the theme ‘The Everyday Matter’ at Jendela, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore.
Exhibition: 14 July – 7 October
Opening: 19 July, 7pm
Artist talk: 21 July, 3.30pm
Where the Heart Beats is presented in group show ‘Wild Within’ at Guest Projects / Shinobare Studio, London, UK til 8 August.
Reminders Photography Stronghold curates a selection of books, including The Weight of Air, in exhibition ‘Photobook as Object Photobook Who Cares’ in Photo Bangkok from 5 to 31 July.