Threading the Line (September 2021)

Charcoal, kraft paper cut-outs, embroidery thread on paper
42 x 30 cm
September 2021

Inspired by an archival image of food rationing in Singapore in the 50’s. Threading the Line is a tactile, mixed media exploration of the oppressive, claustrophobic urban population.


Ministry of Information and the Arts Collection. (1954). Crowd Queueing Up to Receive Food Rations at Social Welfare Department [Photograph]. National Archives of Singapore, Singapore.