Researchers & Curators
Ying is a research curator and founder of TEAQ Projects. She has presented research and exhibition projects under the National Library Board, National Heritage Board, National Arts Council, NUS Museum, Ministry of Education (HQ), and the International Association of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Documentation Centres of the Performing Arts.
She has a BA (Hons) in Linguistics and Multilingual Studies and an MA in Southeast Asian Studies. She was the Singapore youth representative in Culture Lab: Identités Plurielles (2013), a participant of the National Arts Council’s Curating Lab (2014), and a recipient of the ArtUniverse Scholarship (2015). She is an Artists for a Better World Fellow (2017) and Singapore representative to the Australian-ASEAN Emerging Leaders Programme (2018).
Shangjun is a freelance writer, translator and researcher. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies and Art History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA and her Master of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies from National University of Singapore.
She was the assistant curator and editor of “Innovation and Tradition: The Human Figure in Contemporary Chinese Art” in the UWMadison Chazen Museum, published articles in “新洲雅苑” by the General Society for Chinese Classical Poetry (International) and was the co-author for “The Image of Hakka in Early TwentiethCentury English Newspapers: The Straits Times as An Example,” in Association, Community and Network (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Company).
Liani is a writer-researcher whose works span areas of culture, history, language and traditional music. In her endearing engagement with the written word, she revels in screenwriting and has worked as an assistant producer, script editor and researcher in TV production.
She has a BA (Hons) in History and Southeast Asian Studies from National University of Singapore. She often composes researched articles, and has conducted oral history interviews, as well as translated and edited publications. Her clients include the Embassy of Brazil to Malaysia, Georgetown World Heritage Inc, Kontinentalist and Gerakbudaya Publishing Group.
Dongqing is a researcher and translator working in the social impact sector. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Central University of Finance and Economics (2019) and her Masters degree in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore (2020).
She has volunteered and interned at various charity organizations, including the Sany Foundation, the Asian Liver Center at Stanford University, Beijing, and the China Charities Aid Foundation for Children.
Jamie is a freelance writer, photographer and researcher. She recently completed her Bachelor’s degree at the National University of Singapore, majoring in Southeast Asian Studies and minoring in Film Studies.
She often finds herself interested in too many things at once, although she might consider her true loves to be Southeast Asian history, media, and independent cinema. In her free time, she alternates between people-watching outdoors, scrutinising her houseplants, and cuddling with her pets.
Guanlin is currently an associate editor for the open access publisher MDPI based in Basel, Switzerland. She received her Bachelor of Laws in International Relations from Beijing Language and Culture University and her Master of Arts in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore.
She has been awarded numerous awards throughout her study and research career, including the Chinese National Grand Innovation Project (2015-2016), the Comprehensive Performance Scholarship (2016-2018), the BLCU United Nations Research Scholarship (2017-2018), and Outstanding Graduate (2018). In 2018, she was part of the International Liaison Department in the first 'Belt and Road Initiative' Summit.
Zachary is a graphic designer and co-founder of design collective, CROP. He has a BA (Hons) in Visual Communications from Nanyang Technological University. Together with CROP, he has designed numerous publications, exhibitions and promotional materials for Asian Film Archive, Singapore Heritage Society, Migrant Ecologies Project, and the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art.
He is also an occasional composer and an amateur musician, participating in Javanese and Balinese Gamelan ensembles. He ocsillates between several obsessions and unproductive hobbies, the current season being Riichi mahjong. He spends many hours playing and watching professionals play.
Partners & collaborators
Alzheimer’s Disease Association (now Dementia Singapore)
Hua Yuan Association
Indian Women’s Association
International Conference on Cohesive Societies
Kumudra Myanmar Arts & Culture Association
Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism
Ministry of Culture, Community & Youth
National Arts Council
National Heritage Board
National University of Singapore, University Scholars’ Club
Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan
Singapore International Foundation
Thai Dance Society