Exhibition & Residency:
December 1, 2008 – February 28, 2009
Margaret Bong is a Malaysian media artist who has written, produced and directed six short films. Her 2005 Lie Beneath was shown in festivals in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Singapore, and her short documentary Tudtu, The Salt Boy, which focus on one of the Indigenous groups has been shown in South Korea, Italy, Brazil and Lebanon. She is fascinated by recollections provoked by photography, and uses her memories and specific personal experiences as themes in her media projects. During Ms. Bong’s residency at 18th Street she further developed Singing Tombstone, her feature directorial debut.