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Writing > 2007

Interview: Transcript

by Lydia Chai and Tahi Moore

Interview with Lydia Chai and Tahi Moore, published online for my solo exhibition “Sensors: Banned Books and Other Monsters”.

Tahi Moore: How does time come into your work?

Sharon Chin: I don’t have enough time! I’m working exclusively off a particular list of banned books in Malaysia since 1971… Read more

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Writing > 2007

Nerd Love

by Zedeck Siew

Published online for my solo exhibition “Sensors: Banned Books and Other Monsters”.

Lately I have come to believe, more and more, that the end of sentient life, its goal, is more sentience. This is, perhaps, a foolhardy belief, one that can… Read more

Documentation of 'How To Talk to Strangers', Hyde Park.
Performances > 2007

Walking around Sydney, I was struck by the number of people passing by with headphones in their ears. It seemed that in this way people were able to refrain from engaging with or being engaged by their surroundings. I tried to think of a strategy that would allow me to talk to strangers, not by… Read more

Mobile video still, showing the spires of the Petronas Twin towers during call to Azhar prayers at noon.
Projects > 2007

When they were completed in 1998, the Petronas Twin Towers were the tallest buildings in the world. Although now surpassed by other nations’ skyscrapers, they have become the most recognizable icons of Malaysia’s modern development. Using my mobile phone, I shot the topmost spires of the Towers during the times of azan, the Islamic call… Read more