Contributors

Adam Marple

Adam has directed over 50 productions and interdisciplinary works Regionally and Off-Broadway in the Americas,...

Adeeb Fazah

Adeeb is a theatre maker based in Singapore. He is Artistic Director of The Second...

Aditi Shivaramakrishnan

Aditi Shivaramakrishnan (she/her/hers) works as an editor, writer, arts manager and speech-to-text-interpreter in Singapore. She has...

Adriana Nordin Manan

Adriana Nordin Manan juggles eight professional roles: writer, translator, playwright, researcher, curator, dramaturg, educator and...

Agnes Hsu-Tang

Agnes Hsu-Tang, Ph.D. is a respected academic who has worked in policy and cultural heritage...

Alex Foo

Alex Foo is an Associate Librarian and researcher interested in cultural history, ornament, and early...

Alfonse Chiu

Alfonse Chiu is a writer, artist, and curator working at the intersection of text, space,...

Alicia Chong

Alicia Chong is an arts programmer who works within and across disciplines to explore issues...

Alvin Lim

Alvin Eng Hui Lim is a performance, religion and theatre researcher. He is Assistant Professor...

Amitha Amranand

Amitha Amranand is a Bangkok-based theatre critic and writer. Her theatre criticism mainly appears in...

Ann Lee

Born in Tawau, Malaysia, Dr Ann Lee, PhD Southeast Asian Studies (NUS), is a playwright,...

ants chua

ants chua writes, directs, and performs. They are currently based in Shanghai, and their Southeast-Asianness...

Aparna Nambiar

Aparna Nambiar is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at the University...

Azrin Fauzi

Azrin Fauzi menulis esei sekitar seni, sastera, sinema, dan senibina yang tersiar dalam beberapa media:...

Azura Farid

Azura Farid is an arts manager and practitioner with a background in theatre and music....

Bani Haykal

bani haykal experiments with text + music. As an artist, composer and musician, bani considers...

Ben Brooker

Ben Brooker is a writer, editor, and critic based on the unceded lands of the...

Benedict Leong

With over 8 years of extensive working experience as a Creative Producer and Project Manager,...

Bernice Lee

Bernice is an artist, performer, writer, and dance practitioner. She delves into the entanglements between...

Bilqis Hijjas

Bilqis Hijjas writes about dance, produces, organizes and teaches in Malaysia. For ten years, she...

Brian Toh

Brian Toh is a Dance Filmmaker based in Singapore, currently pursuing an MA in Screendance...

Carmen Nge

Carmen Nge is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Creative Industries, Universiti Tunku Abdul...

Carolyn Oei

Carolyn is a writer and educator. As a reader, she enjoys stories about strong women,...

Casidhe Ng

Casidhe Ng (he/him/his) is an arts writer based in Singapore. He has written for The...

Cheryl Charli

Cheryl is a multi-disciplinary performance and visual artist based in Singapore, with a background in...

Chloe Chotrani

Chloe is always intrigued by the body as an instrument for transformation, relationship, and creative...

Chloe Ho

Chloe Ho is an independent writer on contemporary art in and from Singapore....

Chu May Paing

Born and raised in Yangon, Myanmar, Chu May Paing is an anthropologist, writer, and community...

Clarissa Oon

Clarissa Oon is a writer and former journalist from Singapore who has researched and analysed...

Corrie Tan

Corrie Tan 陳霖靈 is an arts practitioner and researcher from Singapore. She is interested in...

Crispian Chan

Crispian Chan is an actor and stage photographer with almost 20 years of experience in...

Crispin Rodrigues

Crispin Rodrigues is the co-editor of a poetry anthology and the author of two collections...

Dan Koh

Dan Koh is a writer, book editor, and film producer from Singapore. He is the...

Daniel Teo

Daniel Teo is a freelance writer who writes on a wide range of subjects, from...

Daniyal Kadir

Penulis Undangan, Daniyal Kadir banyak menulis ulasan filem dan artikel mengenai isu-isu berkaitan sinema Malaysia....

Daryl Tan

Daryl is a Lecturer in Arts Business Management at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Her experiences include...

Teo Dawn

Having graduated from the Intercultural Theatre Institute since 2017, Dawn has moved on to explore...

Deborah Augustin

Deborah Germaine Augustin is a writer and educator born and raised in Malaysia. She dreams...

Dhinesha Karthigesu

Dhinesha Karthigesu is a multi disciplinary storyteller, theatre maker and coach. He is Malaysia’s first...

Dia Hakim K.

Dia Hakim K. (they/them) is a theatre practitioner based and working in Singapore. Their artistic...

Duong Nguyen Thuy

Duong Thuy Nguyen - born in Hanoi, Vietnam, currently archiving her master in Fine Art...

Eddie Wong

Eddie Wong (b.1982) is a multi-disciplinary artist and researcher based in Malaysia. He completed an...

Elaine Chiew

Elaine Chiew is the author of The Heartsick Diaspora and editor/compiler of Cooked Up: Food...

Elizabeth Chan

Elizabeth Chan (she/they) is a dance and arts practitioner. Her recent work focuses on care...

Ellen Lee

Ellen Lee is an independent writer based in Kuala Lumpur. She mostly writes reviews, analysis,...

Elsa Lim

Elsa Lim is a life and career coach and the author of the book When Love and...

Eugene Tan

Eugene Tan has been Becca D’Bus since she was born 13 years ago. Becca is...

Euginia Tan

Euginia Tan is a Singaporean multidisciplinary writer with experience in poetry, fiction and playwriting. She...

Eunice Lacaste

Eunice Lacaste is an emerging art practitioner based in Singapore. She was born in Manila...

Eva McGovern-Basa

Eva McGovern-Basa is a British-Malaysian independent curator and writer based in Manila, Philippines. Since 2002...

Faezah Zulkifli

Faezah Zulkifli is a theatre artist and writer based in Singapore. Her work examines the...

Fasyali Fadzly

Fasyali Fadzly merupakan seorang pengarah, dramatis, penyelidik dan pendidik yang bergiat di Kuala Lumpur sejak...

Felipe Cervera

Felipe Cervera is a writer, performance maker, and academic. His research interests are collaborative academia...

Fiona Lee

Fiona Lee is a literary and cultural studies scholar. She has published academic essays on...

Gavin Maughfling

Gavin Maughfling is an artist and lecturer based in London, United Kingdom....

Gerald Sim

Gerald grew up in Jakarta and Singapore. He is currently pursuing an Archaeology and Anthropology...

Germaine Cheng

A freelance dance artist and writer, guest contributor Germaine Cheng is a graduate of the Rambert School...

Gladhys Elliona

Gladhys Elliona is an author, arts researcher, and actress from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She gained her...

Grace Baey

Grace Baey is a photographer and filmmaker based in Singapore. Trained as a human geographer,...

Grace Foo

Grace graduated from Macquarie University with a degree in Bachelor of Arts majoring in Media...

Ha Dao

Ha Dao is a Vietnam-based writer and photographer whose work focuses on minority groups. Visit her...

Đồng Hà Nhuận (Ha Nhuan Dong)

Đồng Hà Nhuận (Ha Nhuan Dong) (he/him) is a cultural writer and critical learner whose...

Helmi Yusof

Helmi Yusof is the deputy editor (lifestyle) of Singapore’s leading financial daily The Business Times....

Hoe Su Fern

Hoe Su Fern is an arts researcher, educator and manager. She is currently Assistant Professor...

ila

ila is a visual and performance artist who works with found objects, moving images and...

Isaac Lim

Isaac Lim is a bilingual writer (English & Chinese) and wheelchair-using performer. A graduate of...

Isaac Tan

Isaac Tan is a performer, writer, and educator based in Singapore. He has been writing...

Iwani Mawocha

Iwani Mawocha is an actor, writer and digital designer from Zimbabwe, based in Singapore where...

Janice Yap

Janice Yap is an aspiring arts manager currently enrolled in the Arts and Culture Management...

Janice Leong

With a life-long base in Singapore, I have been fortunate to partake in the myriad...

January Low

January Low, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, started dancing with classical ballet, followed by 25...

Jennifer Anne Champion

Jennifer Ann Champion is the author of two collections of poetry and has been published...

Jo Kukathas

Jo Kukathas is the Artistic Director of The Instant Cafe Theatre Company in Kuala Lumpur...

Jocelyn Chng

Jocelyn Chng (Singapore) is a freelance educator, practitioner and writer in dance and theatre. She...

Joe Hasham

Joe Hasham OAM is the Artistic Director and co-founder, with his wife, Dato’ Dr. Faridah...

Joelle Cecilia Quek

Joelle Cecilia Quek is a freelance writer and photographer born and based in Singapore. Her...

Joey Chua

Joey Chua received her PhD from the University of Helsinki. Her latest article "The Emergence...

Joseph Gonzales

Joseph Gonzales, a Professor at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts since 2016, and...

Joy Ho

Joy is an illustrator, cartoonist, and designer based in Singapore. Having graduated from the Maryland...

Jun Kit

Jun Kit is a graphic designer and illustrator based in KL, Malaysia. He has contributed...

Katherine Allera

Katherine was a Special Projects assistant in ArtsEquator....

Katrina Stuart Santiago

Katrina Stuart Santiago is an essayist, cultural critic, opinion writer, and book author from Manila,...

Ke Weiliang

Ke Weiliang (he/they) is curious about how living beings hold space for each other through...

Ken Takiguchi

Ken Takiguchi is a dramaturg and translator. He was based in Malaysia and Singapore from...

Kirsten Han

Kirsten Han is a Singaporean freelance journalist and activist. She is a founding member of...

Shu Yu Lee

Lee Shu Yu is in the business of curating ideas and stoking imagination. She sometimes...

Lee Weng Choy

Lee Weng Choy is president of the Singapore Section of the International Association of Art...

Leia Devadason

Originally from Singapore, I am currently based in Oxford, where I am doing a Masters...

Leow Puay Tin

Leow Puay Tin is a playwright and text curator who collaborates with directors, actors, and...

Li-En Chong

Born in Kuala Lumpur and trained in Art History in England, with a M.A. in...

Lily Jamaludin

Lily Jamaludin works at the intersection of activism and writing, having worked with several social...

Lim Shan

Lim Shan is a student at the National University of Singapore, majoring in English Literature...

Loo Zihan

Zihan Loo is pursuing a PhD in performance studies at the University of California, Berkeley....

Lucy Davis

Lucy Davis is a visual artist, art writer and founder of The Migrant Ecologies Project. She...

Luke Chua

Luke is a librarian based in Singapore. His areas of interest include book and library...

Luke Macaronas

Luke Macaronas was born in Australia, and is currently studying in Japan at Waseda University....

M. Dinu Imansyah

M. Dinu Imansyah is an actor, director, and music composer for theatre. He is also...

Marcus Yee

Marcus Yee is an art writer and art worker from Singapore. In late 2022, Marcus...

Maria Herminia Graterol Garrido

Maria Herminia Graterol Garrido is a theatre momster currently living in Sydney. During her years...

Marina Zuccarelli

Born in Italy, Marina Zuccarelli holds a master in Economic from the University of Genoa...

Mark Louie Lugue

Mark Louie Lugue is an independent writer and curatorial practitioner from the Philippines. At the...

Michael HB Raditya

Michael H.B. Raditya is a researcher, performing arts critic, and writer interested in popular music...

Mira Sharon

Mira Sharon is an Editorial & Marketing Assistant at ArtsEquator....

Nabilah Said

Nabilah Said is an award-winning playwright, editor and cultural commentator. She is also an artist...

Naeem Kapadia

Naeem is an arts reviewer and commentator who has been writing critically about performance in...

Nah Dominic

Nah Dominic is presently a PhD candidate at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological...

Naive Gascon

Naive Gascon is a domestic worker from Bohol, Philippines who loves to swim and write...

Nathaniel Chew

Nathaniel Chew (he/him) is a writer, reviewer, and library human living in Singapore. His collection...

Ng Yi-Sheng

Ng Yi-Sheng is a writer, researcher and PhD student at Nanyang Technological University. His books...

Nia Agustina

Agustin Pandhuniawati Heryani known as Nia Agustina, born in 1989. Based in Yogyakarta. Engaged in...

Nirmala Seshadri

Nirmala Seshadri is a choreographer, movement educator, researcher and writer. Trained in Bharatanatyam both in...

Patricia Tobin

Patricia is a freelance critic from Singapore. She has been writing about theatre since 2014....

Poh Yong Han

Poh Yong Han is a socio-cultural anthropologist at Harvard University....

Pow Jun Kai

I am a cultural historian and music scholar specialising in gender, media and technology in...

Pristine de Leon

Pristine L. de Leon is an art critic, researcher, and educator based in Manila. She...

Qinyi Lim

Qinyi Lim is an independent curator and writer based in Singapore. She completed the de...

Quyên Hoàng

Quyên Hoàng is a writer from Ho Chi Minh City. Covering art, design, and fashion,...

Rahmah Pauzi

Rahmah Pauzi is a digital content specialist, freelance video journalist, and documentary arts/film practitioner based...

Ray Langenbach

Ray Langenbach was born in the USA, lives in Malaysia. Ray is an artist, curator,...

Reaksmey Yean

Reaksmey Yean is an art advocate, an early-career art curator, writer, and researcher. A program...

Rebecca G.

Rebecca G. [they / them] is an interdisciplinary theatre director, writer, and critical practitioner. They...

Reena Devi

Reena Devi reports and analyses disruptions reshaping the art world for international media such as...

Ridhwan Saidi

RIDHWAN SAIDI is a Malaysian independent filmmaker, writer and theatre practitioner. His first full length...

Rosemainy Buang

Rosemainy Buang is a gamelan musician, composer and educator. Having been trained in gamelan for...

Roweena Yip

Roweena Yip is a PhD candidate in Theatre Studies at the National University of Singapore...

Ruby Thiagarajan

Ruby Thiagarajan is a writer and editor based in Singapore. She edits Mynah Magazine and...

Sarah Tang

Sarah (pronouns: she/her) is a bilingual writer, researcher and independent producer who has specific interests...

Sean Tobin

Sean Tobin hails from West Australia and holds a Bachelor of Education (Drama) from Edith...

Selina Chong

Selina Chong is an avid theatre fan and occasionally reviews productions. She’s immensely proud of...

@sgmuseummemes

@sgmuseummemes is human being by day, and gremlin pretty much all the time. They have...

Shahrul Mizad Ashari

Shahrul Mizad Ashari (Eijat) adalah seorang pelakon Malaysia dan juga seorang pensyarah di Akademi Seni...

Shanon Shah

Shanon Shah is a London-based writer and academic. He is currently Senior Deputy Editor of...

Sharaad Kuttan

Sharaad Kuttan is a Senior Anchor with the KL-based Astro Awani TV channel. He has...

Sharmilla Ganesan

Sharmilla Ganesan is a radio presenter/producer with BFM 89.9, where she hosts shows on the...

Shawn Chua

Shawn Chua is an artist and researcher based in Singapore. In 2012, he was awarded...

Sherlyn Goh Xue Ting

Sherlyn Goh is a communications consultant and content creator by day. Outside of work, she...

Siriwat Pokrajen

Siriwat Pokrajen is Documentation Officer at SEAMEO SPAFA (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional...

Soultari Amin Farid

Muhd Noramin Mohd Farid (Soultari) is a choreographer, arts educator and researcher from Singapore. He...

Soumya Varma

Soumya Varma comes from a family of theatre activists and has been involved in theatre...

Stephanie Burridge

Stephanie Burridge (PhD) lectures at LASALLE College of the Arts and Singapore Management University and...

Sukhbir Cheema

Sukhbir Cheema is a writer, cartoonist, and co-founder of the arts & culture community platform...

Sunitha Janamohanan

Sunitha Janamohanan has worked in the arts since 1999 with a portfolio that covers a...

Tan Jing Ling

Tan Jing Ling is an undergraduate of Sciences Po and the National University of Singapore,...

Teo You Yenn

Teo You Yenn is Associate Professor and Provost’s Chair in Sociology at the Nanyang Technological...

Terisha Tan

Terisha Tan is a participant of the Asian Arts Media Roundtable 2021. In another life,...

Theo Chen

Theo Chen is a theatremaker and writer based in Singapore and studying in the United...

Victoria Milko

Victoria Milko is a multimedia journalist based in Myanmar. She is currently an editor at...

Vincent Vichit-Vadakan

Vincent Vichit-Vadakan gave up a long career in Paris publishing to learn Italian and travel...

Vithya Subramaniam

Vithya Subramaniam is an anthropologist and playwright interested in the agency of objects and the...

Wennie Yang

Wennie Yang is an arts manager and finance administrator from Toronto, Canada with general management...

Winnie Chen Dixon

Winnie Chen Dixon is a corporate marketer by day, and multi-disciplinary artist by night. A...

Yeongmin Mun

Yeongmin Mun is a disability art researcher. She is researching disability art, barrier-free, and disability...

Yue Jie (Sean)

Sean is a Singaporean who has been based in Sweden since August 2020. He was...

Yuka Sugiyama

Yuka Sugiyama has been exploring performing arts in theory and practice by focusing on body...

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