The judging process for the NTU GDAP involves a panel of jury members comprising local and international experts, academics and artists across two rounds of judging.
The criteria for judging entries is a combination of artistic excellence, integration of digital media, relevance to theme and the artist’s innovation and creativity.
First Round Jury Panel (International Professionals)
Starr has curated numerous group exhibitions including Two houses: Politics and histories in the collections of John Chia and Yeap Lam Yang, The world precedes the eye, Artists imagine a nation and Post-planning. She has organised major solo projects with artists such as Jason Lim, Jesse Jones, Boedi Widjaja, Marco Fusinato, Navin Thomas, Ana Prvački, Gigi Scara and Jitish Kallat, and curated surveys of the work of Phillip Brophy, Geoff Lowe and A Constructed World, Vivienne Shark LeWitt and many others.
She has written catalogues and essays, lectured on contemporary art, museology and curating, and participated in international juries and review panels. Early experiences of working with artists through studio and exhibition programmes were formative influences. Throughout her career in art spaces and museums, Starr has advocated for intergenerational exchange by employing independent curators and mentoring emerging artists, curators and writers.
Her prior roles include Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator (South and Southeast Asia), Deputy Director and Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, and curator at the Singapore Art Museum.
Amongst exhibitions she has curated are No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia as part of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, The Cloud of Unknowing at the 54th Venice Biennale with artist Ho Tzu Nyen, The Future of Exhibition: It Feels Like I’ve Been Here Before at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (Singapore), Paradise is Elsewhere at Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Germany), media art exhibitions Interrupt and Twilight Tomorrow at the Singapore Art Museum. She is the author of Retrospective: A Historiographical Aesthetic in Contemporary Singapore and Malaysia (2016).
First Round Jury Panel (Local Students)
Nevertheless, he committed himself shooting short films such as Warning Labels (2015), Emergency Exit (2015), Senör (2019), and Porajmos (2019) among others.
Biju’s research involves the interdisciplinary engagement of visual effects tools and methodologies to with diverse fields such as classical dance, digital art history, aerospace and pure sciences to investigate the symbiotic relationships between visual effects and other disciplines.
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