Asanul harnesses digital technology and the social media in his commentaries on identity as a social construct. In his work, humour and playfulness are ways he broaches thematically charged content.
My Fellow Singaporean (2015)
Sculpture and multimedia projection
12 x 10.5 x 20 cm, each; 2 sculptures
Photo credit : Asanul Nazryn
Mapping Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s salutations in National Day Rally speeches made between 2008 and 2014, Asanul presents three-dimensional topographical representations of the audio lay. Made with the use of 3D printing technology, the sculptures stand amidst audio-visual projections of the Prime Minister’s salutations and digital technology at work.
Born 1989, Singapore.
BA (Hons) First Class, 2015 LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore.
Asanul has participated in a number of public art projects including an interactive light and sound installation in Coming Home (2015, Bedok Reservoir) in celebration of Singapore’s 50th anniversary, and Night Festival 2014 organised by the National Museum of Singapore.