An exhibition by Grace Baey
Mentored by Sim Chi Yin
Presented as a culmination of the Objectifs Documentary Award, Emerging Category
Lower Gallery, Objectifs
13 Mar to 14 Apr 2019
Tues to Sat, 12pm to 7pm / Sun 12pm to 4pm
Please note this exhibition is rated Restricted 18 (Transgender Theme and Some Nudity). Age-checks may be required prior to entering the gallery.
Opening Reception: Tues 12 Mar, 7pm
Artist Talk: Sat 30 Mar, 2pm. Read a recap of the talk here.
(Un)bound is a collaborative project that gives an intimate view into the lives of trans men and women living in Singapore. Through portraits, journal entries and scrapbooking, these stories reflect on experiences of struggle, resilience, and coping strategies amidst the challenges of gender norms in society.
This exhibition is the culmination of the Objectifs Documentary Award, Emerging Category. The Objectifs Documentary Award champions Objectifs’ mission to broaden perspectives through image making, by supporting original voices in visual storytelling in Singapore and the wider region. Selected by a panel of five judges, the awardees were given professional and financial support to work on their projects over a nine month-long period.
This project was first developed with the support of Exactly Foundation.
About Grace Baey
Grace Baey is a Singapore-based photographer and videographer with an interest in social issues. A human geographer by training, she’s especially interested in questions of place, identity, and belonging. Her current work deals with issues of social marginalization, with focus on the transgender community in Southeast Asia and Singapore.
The Straits Times: Photography exhibition sheds light on the lives of transgender people
Coconuts Singapore: (Un)bound: Struggles and stories of individuals from SG’s transgender community captured by a local photographer
CLEO: 4 Trans Singaporeans Talk About Their Personal Journeys