'paris (and, projected, singapore): stephanie chi-weng tsui; her mothr, alexia
wai-chun tye: alexia-s partner, pierre de fouquet'
Appreciation towards John Clang for providing the following description:
his wife, yi chen; their children, eolantha and bryan lim; deedee's mother,
tionghua koh; deedee's sister, meideelim, and her husband, terence oh; their
children, gavyn and lenard oh'
recording was then transmitted via skype to countries where the main sitters are
located and projected onto their living space. This is how families, dis(membered)
through time and space, can be re(membered) and made whole again through the use
of a third space, a site that is able to reassemble them together within the
photographic space that we call a family portrait.
based Singaporean, this work documents and examines our condition of new-wave
diaspora – Singaporean families of various races and ethnicities grappling with
the same predicament of separation through time and space.
historical blueprint as it happens, allowing the future generations to reflect on
the fascination with the expressions of time and space and how we negotiate our
human existences within these two dimensions. this work specifically addresses the
phenomenon of differing time zones, the different dimensions of our human
representations, and how we can finally coexist, albeit in pixilated and two-
the National Museum of Singapore in early 2013.
belinda's brother, donald leong; front row: donald's daughter, jeanette leong;
belinda's mother and father, helen ang and robert leong; belinda's sister, jessie
leong, and her daughter megan marsh'
nakano; ros's mother and father, tan gek kee and lee choong kean; ros's sister,
lin goh; their parents, per ching goh and pe chou sui; edwin's sister alina goh
and her husband, justin woo'
parents, ang ching seong and NG gek choo; his brother, joe ang; and, in the chat
window on the laptop at the bottom of the photo, john-s wife, elin tew'
their son, oscar milward; jacqueline's sister gwendoline lim; jacqueline and
gwendoline's parents, irene lim and cheng hoe lim'