Short story diptych written in English and Swedish, commissioned by Region Halland, Art Inside Out. Theme: Critical tourism.
Click here to read the Left Panel of the Diptych (written in Swedish) and the Right Panel (in English).
Publication in print coming up in autumn 2021.
“The Infinity Walk”, group presentation as part of artist residency. Organised by Kultur i Väst, Region Halland, and Kulturrådet. Satellite programme of Urban Garden Day at Kungsbacka, June 2021. More details here.
Sound art and prose commission by Borås Art Biennial. Original prose and soundscape that create a dialogue between sculpture, sound and text that Biennial visitors can access via QR-code while onsite. Collaboration between Borås Konstmuseum and my writer’s collective, Qalam. Launched in May 2021.
Click here for “Colour Dream Hagus”.
Click here for “Dong Bong Gong”.
Click here for the group presentation.
winter 2020 – summer 2021:
Manuscript submission: Conclusion of a six-year working process culminating in the submission of my manuscript to the Swedish book publishing companies. Read my statement here.
My piece of original short fiction, “Thick Therapy” has been published in this issue. Read more here.
2020 – ongoing:
Writer: Member of Qalam, a writer’s collective, based in Gothenburg. Active members include: Sabrin Jaja, Sandy Ceesay, Johannes Anyuru, Sanna Ghotbi, Masoud Vatankh, Ismaila Jallow, Stephanie Toro.
Panelist: Gothenburg Book Fair, Gothenburg, Sweden, autumn 2020. Panel discussion featuring Masoud Vatankh, Maxine Victor, Johannes Anyuru, Sanna Ghotbi, Sabrin Jaja. Conversation about the writer’s collective, Qalam. Read more here.
Invited participant: GIBCA House of Words, Postcolony, Gothenburg, Sweden (hosted by Loulou Cherinet in her process-based artwork with architect Santiago Cirugeda, under the curatorship of Elvira Dyangani Ose).
Read more here.
Radio interviewee: Mediacorp radio, Singapore, 2010.
Public lecture: Singapore Young Contemporary Artists (SCYA), Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore, 2010.
Artist presentation: Rojak 13, FARM, National Museum of Singapore, 2009.
Essayist: commissioned by Lasalle College of the Arts and the Substation for coverage of the Singapore Biennale, Singapore, 2007-2008.