rules for photographing a scoliotic patient
2020 - ongoing
Developing out of personal experience with scoliosis and a chance encounter with medical archive at the Wellcome Collection, rules for photographing a scoliotic patient finds its way through found images, text, materials and objects related to the abnormal curvature of the spine.
Through arrangement of visual and tactile materials and collaboration with other scoliotic individuals, this ongoing exercise attempts to make sense of various inventions of spinal interventions, the role of image-making in the medical field, the male gaze towards the female body and human experiences of living with spinal deformity.
This work was awarded the Objectifs Documentary Award 2021 and was developed under the mentorship of Hannah Reyes Morales, supported by Objectifs - Centre for Photography & Film. It was presented at Objectifs Lower Gallery between 26 April and 29 May 2022. More information here.

The photobook, published by THEBOOKSHOW, was launched at the Singapore Art Book Fair between 29 April to 1 May 2022. More information here.

Entrance of solo exhibition at Objectifs Lower Gallery, 2022. Vinyl text on wall, adapted from 'Scoliosis: Pathology, Etiology and Treatment' by Samuel Kleinberg, M.D., 1951.

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