Talking Culture - Control Curator Gwen Lee + Artists

Ellen Melville Centre • 2 June

Hours 1230 - 130pm
Where 2 FreybergPlace, Cnr High St & Freyberg Place City
  09 307 7055
  photographyfestival.org.nz
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Artists Gwen Lee (Singapore), Alex Plumb (NZ) and Chen Yan Cheng (Taiwan).
Theme Talking Culture

Key presentation of our 2018 international guest curator and artists of the theme at the waterfront Silo 6 Festival hub, Gwen Lee is joined by 2018 Annual Commission artist, Alex Plumb and Chen Yan Cheng.

Gwen Lee is Director of the Singapore International Photography Festival, has curated various photography showcases in Asia and has been invited as a jury member

in Europe & Asia. In the past five years, she has been participating actively as a portfolio reviewer in UK, China, Korea, Japan and Singapore. In 2013, Lee was invited to a curatorial study trip in Germany organised by the Goethe Institut (Singapore) and assembled a Singapore showcase at Lianzhou Photo Festival in China.

In 2016, Lee curated the first solo exhibition of Daido Moriyama in Singapore, tracing Moriyama’s early works between the 60s and 80s. Gwen introduces her ideas and work for the Control theme.

Alex Plumb is a New Zealand moving image artist who has created new work as part of the Control theme. He joins Gwen, Chen Yan Cheng in discussion on their work

Each speaker has 15 minutes including Q + A.



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Gwen Lee

Gwen Lee, Singapore