Our judges for this years Open Call 2019!
Renée Ting is the festival director of the Singapore Art Book Fair, an annual multi-day festival specialising in contemporary art books & zines. She is also the former manager and creative director of BooksActually, where she helmed some of their major projects including the Book Vending Machine, and the 24-Hour Bookstore Event.
Yanda is an artist at heart, he ironically designs, dabbles into publishing, edits journals for The Design Society, design writes sometimes and even codes. He runs DEAR, a media agency and DO NOT DESIGN - a strategic branding and design consultancy to create compelling ideas for brands, organisations and causes.
Gwen Lee is the co-founder and director of Singapore International Photography Festival and DECK gallery—an independent art space that supports Southeast Asian contemporary photography. In 2010, she was nominated and awarded with the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Culture award for her contribution to the art scene in Singapore.
Leanna Teoh is the co-founder of THEBOOKSHOW and a curator. She has curated New Margins and First Draft, exhibitions centring the photobook medium. Recently, she was selected as a New Curator with European based platform, Parallel and curated a magazine exhibition for YET magazine that is set to launch in Jul 2019. Her passion for the book medium is derived from the believe that it can bring about a change and build the love for art.