Alexis Chen

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Alexis Chen

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First Name

Alexis

Surname or Business Name

Chen

Years Affiliated

2021

Affiliation

Yale-NUS College, Singapore

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Illustrator and Graphic Designer

Biographical Text

Alexis Chen is a senior at Yale-NUS College, majoring in Arts and Humanities and minoring in Urban Studies. She is currently working on her final year thesis, which explores Nanyang artists' paintings of Bali landscapes and women within the broader theories of tropicality and histories of Southeast Asia in the twentieth century. She is an illustrator, graphic designer and art manager. Her creative practice delves into banalities and psychological struggles of urban living, unravelling pivotal moments of catharsis and illumination. She was the narrator for Andrew Yang & Christa Donner’s performance piece Listening through the Landscape (2021) exhibited in NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. She also designed the 2020 issue of TÒNES – a physical multilingual zine. She was the lead student associate and designer for the Yale-NUS College’s Artist-in-Residence Programme (Singapore; 2019-2020) and the Admissions and Financial Aid Department (Singapore; 2020). She interned as coordinator for Esplanade (Singapore; 2017), Shophouse & Co (Singapore; 2018) and Arts Tropical Gallery (Okinawa; 2019).

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“Alexis Chen,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2023, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/4120.