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Syahirah

(Singapore, 1985) Syahirah A. Karim (b. 1985) is a Singapore-based photographer with a science academic background, driven by an interest in social issues. She began using photography as her craft for visual expression in 2013 when she discovered documentary photography.

Syahirah is interested in visual representations surrounding health, and urban living - as a commentary on the interactions between stakeholders, and on spatial relationships. Syahirah’s work is informed by issues of social justice. Her project on mental illness, 'Colors Beyond the Fog' was exhibited in 2014 at Singapore Art Museum (SAM) at 8Q as part of The Apprenticeship Programme organised by Noise under the National Arts Council. She was selected to participate in the Objectif's Shooting Home 2015 mentorship programme. She remains committed to extending her visual work on stigma on mental illnesses.

syahirah@theartofstrangers.com

Felipe

(Mexico, 1984) Theatre-maker and researcher who believes the world is soon to end, Felipe Cervera has received his training in Mexico and the UK. His work has been showcased in Festivals and Symposiums in Mexico, USA, Argentina, United Kingdom, Poland, Egypt and Singapore. He has been a lecturer at the National University in Mexico, a guest lecturer at the universities of Veracruz (Mexico), Antioquia (Colombia), and Manchester (UK), as well as at the University of Kent (United Kingdom). Currently he is pursing a doctoral degree in theatre studies at the National University of Singapore.

felipe@theartofstrangers.com

 

 

 

FEZHAH

(SINGAPORE, 1985) WITH MORE THAN A DECADE IN THEATRE AND ARTS MANAGEMENT, FEZHAH maznan HOPES TO do good.

HER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDES BEING GENERAL MANAGER OF TEATER EKAMATRA AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT FOR COMPANIES SUCH AS THE NECESSARY STAGe, THE ESPLANADE CO and more. FEZHAH HAS PRODUCED AND PRESENTED WORKS IN SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA, EGYPT AND MEXICO. SHE LECTURED ON ARTS AND THEATRE MANAGEMENT AT REPUBLIC POLYTECHNIC AND HAS A MASTERS IN ARTS AND CULTURAL MANAGEMENT FROM LASALLE-GOLDSMITHS’ COLLEGE. CURRENTLY, SHE IS A FULL-TIME THEATRE & dance PRODUCER. 

FEZHAH@THEARTOFSTRANGERS.COM