After over five years in Southeast Asia, I'm finally home in the Bay.
Portland, OR, USA - Research Trip September - December 2016
Democracy looks like a flash bang and smells like tear gas. ACAB
Seoul, South Korea - Research Trip September 2016
Seen on the back of a jacket in a queer club in Seoul: STOCKHOLM SYNDROME, GROWING UP IS GIVING UP, STAY PUNK
Tokyo, Japan - Research Trip September 2016
Typhoons can’t stop research. Delay maybe, but not stop.
Bangkok, Thailand - Research Trip July-August 2016
My research led me to a cruising spot in Lumphini Park where at 6pm sharp, everyone (including those jogging) abruptly stop at attention while the Thai national anthem is played.
Singapore - Research June-July 2016
After living in Singapore for five years, thinking that I knew about all of the queer spaces, I found one in an unlikely place: the train station near the kampung Melayu.
CRUISE November 7-29, 2015
Hilary Schwartz, Khairullah Rahim, & Simon Ng Join us for the opening: Saturday 7 November 2015, 7 - 9 pm SHOPHOUSE 5, Lorong 24A Geylang, 398529
OUTsider Film & Arts Festival February 18-22, 2015
Is it sweet?, a video that Marcia Ong and I collaborated on, will be screened at the OUTsider Film & Arts Festival in Austin, TX.
No Excess Sugar: Interview with artist Hilary Schwartz October-December 2014
I'm excited to be included in Issue, The Substation's quarterly publication! You can check it out here.
Taipei, Taiwan - Research Trip October-November 2014
It was great to be reunited with so many amazing and talented friends in Taipei especially Bao Dao, with whom I shot videos, counted queers, and ate dumplings.
San Francisco, CA, USA - Research Trip June-August 2014
I spent about two months in the Bay Area with Jose de los Reyes and Manae Ross shooting video at the Sutro Ruins and going to the Lex which will also unfortunately disappear soon.
Sao Paulo, Brazil - Research Trip June 2014
Most of my research in Sao Paulo took place at night in queer clubs with loud music and flashing lights.
Major Research Funding Awarded January 2014
I am happy to learn that I was awarded research funding from Lasalle College of the Arts for my practice-based research entitled Queer spatial production and utopic potentiality. I will begin the travel and research for this work in June 2014.