John Tung is a freelance exhibition maker. Formerly an Assistant Curator at the Singapore Art Museum (2015 – 2020), he curated exhibitions such as ‘Odyssey: Navigating Nameless Seas’ (2016) and ‘Cinerama: Art and the Moving Image in Southeast Asia’ (2018). He was also one of the co-curators of the Singapore Biennale 2016, ‘An Atlas of Mirrors’, as well as the Singapore Biennale 2019, ‘Every Step in the Right Direction’, where 3 of the commissions he oversaw were finalists for the Benesse Prize. He is also the editor of the Singapore Art Museum’s first publication to chronicle its exhibition history, Singapore Art Museum: An Index of Exhibitions (1994 – 2018). He holds a BA (Hons) in Arts Management awarded by Goldsmiths, University of London (LASALLE College of the Arts) and an MA in Cultural Management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong where he graduated on the Dean’s List.
Bob Lee (b. 1976, Malaysia) worked as a photojournalist with Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore’s national Chinese language daily for 10 years, before leaving the newsroom and starting his own photography and videography service – The Fat Farmer. Well regarded for his portraits of iconic figures such as Lee Kuan Yew, Aaron Kwok, and Jackie Chan, he also actively uses his skills to bring social issues to light. Lee lives and works in Singapore.
George Wong Yung Choon (b. 1978, Singapore) is intrigued by the current state of photography, and the production, distribution, and value of images in today’s world. Sometimes, he explores this by embedding his investigations within absurd systems of his own construction. He lives and works in Singapore.
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