Debbie Ding (DBBD.SG) is a visual artist and technologist whose interests range from historical research and urban geography to visions of the future. Her practice-led research evolved from rewriting the city through walking, mapping and psychogeography - to using game engines to produce virtual reality worlds and experiences as part of artistic practice.

DBBD received a BA in English Literature from the National University of Singapore and, as a recipient of the NAC Arts Scholarship (Postgraduate), an MA in Design Interactions from the Royal College of Art, London. She is currently an ADM PhD student and recipient of the NTU Research Scholarship. She has had solo exhibitions at The Substation Gallery, Singapore (2010) and Galerie Steph, Singapore (2013). Notable group exhibitions include “Radical Gaming” (HEK Basel, 2021), “Wikicliki” (Singapore Art Museum, 2021), “President’s Young Talents” (Singapore Art Museum, 2018); “After the Fall” (National Museum of Singapore, 2017); Singapore Biennale (2016); Radio Malaya (NUS Museum, 2016). Her work was shortlisted for the President’s Young Talents 2018 and Impart Art Awards 2020.

Ong Kian Peng

Kian Peng is a media artist whose work is situated at the intersection of art, technology, and ecology. His practice-based research focuses on the imperceptibility of Climate Change, exploring immersive and technological ways of visualising and representing the invisible and intangible.  

Kian Peng graduated from UCLA with an MFA in the Design Media Arts program with the support of the Design Singapore Scholarship. He is currently a PhD student at the School of Art, Design and Media and NTU Research Scholarship recipient. His works have been exhibited in spaces such as the Tainan Museum of Fine Art, Singapore Art Museum, Arebyte Gallery London, ICA London, Total Museum Seoul, and ICA Singapore. He has also presented in festivals like the Singapore M1 Fringe Festival, International Computer Music Conference, Siggraph Art Gallery, FILE Festival Brazil, Asian Students and Young Artists Festival, Japan Media Arts Festival, Singapore Open Media Art Festival, and Yeosu International Art Fair. Ong was awarded the President's Young Talent Grand Prize in 2015. Since 2017, he has been running Supernormal.space, an independent art space focusing on emerging and experimental art practices.