Amanda Heng

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Amanda Heng

Description

Amanda Heng is an artist. With an interest in the clash of Eastern and Western values, traditions, and gender roles in the context of a multicultural and fast-changing society of Singapore, her work embraces different media.

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Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Amanda

Surname or Business Name

Heng

Years Affiliated

2015/2019

Affiliation

NTU CCA Singapore

Birth Date

1951

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Amanda Heng (b. 1951, Singapore) is an interdisciplinary artist interested in the clash of eastern and western values, traditions and gender roles in the context of a multi-cultural and fast-changing society of Singapore. In recent works, Heng's focus has been on the issues of history, memory, communication and human relationships in urban conditions. She often works collaboratively with people of different cultural backgrounds, and from within and outside art circles. As a a Cultural Medallion recipient in 2010, she had also been involved in the founding of two artist initiatives in Singapore, The Artists' Village in 1988, and WITAS (Women In the Arts Singapore) in 1999. Heng has been part of the 3rd Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (1999), the 7th Havana Biennial (200), the 1st Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial (1999); the inaugural Singapore Biennale (2006), She was featured in the Singapore Contemporary Artists Series presented by the Singapore Art Museum in a solo exhibition entitled <i>Speak To Me, Walk With Me</i> in 2011. A book in the same title was also launched at the opening of the exhibition. Heng currently practices full-time and supervises MA students in LASALLE College of the Arts.

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Citation

“Amanda Heng,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed May 24, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/885.