i thought about you when i was here: Ólafsfjörður

A project by Safiah Sulaiman

28.01~21.02.2016 | Window display at Post Office, Olafsfjordur

i thought about you when i was here: Ólafsfjörður is by far Safiah´s personal project to date. The international collaborative art project involves a local school in Ólafsfjörður, Menntaskólinn á Tröllaskaga (MTR), and the following artists from Skammdegi Festival: Fernanda Chieco (Brazil), Jack Duplock (London, UK) and J ade de Robles (Spain/England)

Safiah Sulaiman is a Singapore-based artist whose areas of interest include youth arts education, critical discourse on socially engaged art, and exploring themes on cross cultural communication in relation to time-space and environment. She used to be the Education and Outreach Executive in one of Singapore´s most established arts companies, The Necessary Stage (www.necessary.org ), and was part of the organising team for the annual M1 Singapore Fringe Festival (www.singaporefringe.com). She also assisted in the marketing strategies and publicity for the 10th anniversary of da:ns Festival, one of Esplanade’s key festivals, as Festival Assistant (Arts Marketing). Briefly, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay (www.esplanade.com) is one of the busiest arts centres in the world with about 3,000 performances and exhibitions presented yearly.


Safiah Sulaiman is supported by National Arts Council (Singapore).

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