Welcome to Scheherazade’s Sea: continuing journey, 2021. This digital presentation was premiered online to invited guests last night, 30th November 2021, at 7pm SGT. It is now uploaded onto YouTube. The following was my opening speech at the private preview: Good evening, or good morning, depending on where you are in the world right now.… Read More Scheherazade’s Sea: continuing journey, 2021
Scheherazade’s Sea: continuing odyssey (2021) by Dawn-joy Leong is an ongoing autobiographical chronicle, inspired by the iconic storyteller in the Persian folktale, “A Thousand and One Nights”, whose survival depended on her ability to spin captivating stories. Artist Dr. Dawn-joy Leong draws parallels between Scheherazade and modern-day female Autistics, who also feel compelled to “perform… Read More Scheherazade’s Sea is Back!
Dear friends, we have finalised the official write up / publicity for Sonata in Z. My supervisors felt the text should be less ‘academic’ and presented in a way that is accessible to all, in the same spirit of the exhibition, which is, after all, a space of mutual empathic grace. Here is the revised… Read More final revision
More samples of work in progress… Working against time. I need an army of little helpers – hundreds of pompoms, origami cranes, tassles, stuffed toys and all kinds of details to complete – but there is just one of me. And my Lucy. But we are trundling along. Down the rabbit holes. I am learning… Read More trundling along
A very brief Introduction to Scheherazade’s Sea 2015: the conference paper and presentation, 19 June 2015, UNSW Art & Design, Postgraduate Research Conference. NOTE: the title of the dissertation has changed to better reflect the subject matter. The new title is, “Scheherazade’s Sea – autistic parallel embodiment and elemental empathy.” Video: —— Text: My Ph.D… Read More Scheherazade’s Sea 2015 – a synopsis