INTER–MISSION is an art collective initiated by Singaporean artists Marcel GASPAR, Urich LAU, Shengen LIM and TEOW Yue Han that focuses on technology in interdisciplinary, collaborative and multimedia practices. Working with media ranging from photography, video, sound, real time digital and web-based media, the collective aims to open a space to re-imagine relations between bodies and technologies.
Urich Lau (born 1975) is a visual artist, independent curator and art educator based in Singapore. Working in video art, photography and printmaking, he has presented works across Asia, Europe, Central Asia, Australasia and North America. He is also an art lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts, a founding member of the art collective INTER–MISSION, a member of The Artists Village and served as its President from 2012 to 2014, a former member of Printmaking Society Singapore and served as its vice-president from 2009 to 2011, a member of the art collective Instinctive (INSTINC) and a resident-artist at the Goodman Arts Centre in Singapore.
Teow Yue Han
Teow Yue Han (b. 1987) is an interdisciplinary artist with a keen interest in gestures and social interaction. Not confined to any medium, he seeks to explore the aesthetic residue of identity and the interface between performance and technology. Yue Han graduated from NTU School of Art Design and Media (ADM) in 2012 with a BFA in Digital Filmmaking and is pursuing his MA at Slade School of Fine Art, UCL. He has performed locally at ArtScience Museum Late, Fetterfield, R.I.T.E.S., Singapore Night Festival and exhibited internationally at China, Korea and London. He is also a core member of FOCA (Free of Charge Artshow) – a curatorial team interested in engaging alternative spaces, critical discourse and cross – collaboration.
Shengen Lim, Born 1981, his practice is geared in a multidisciplinary manner that seeks new presentations of traditional methods. He is currently pursuing his Masters and PhD in Culture Technology in Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). He is a member of The Artist Village (Singapore), Daejeon Arts Collective (Daejeon, South Korea), Axis of culture (Transpacific arts collective). His work has been exhibited in Artscience Museum Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore Fringe Festival, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Alliance Francaise – Singapore, Kanto Gallery – Philippines, Sunshine Museum of Contemporary Art – China, ‘2e Biennale internationale de I’image de Luang Prabang – Laos and Salford University – United Kingdoms. Being based in Seoul, his exhibitions includes The Stranger, Loop Gallery – Seoul, Flow International Performance Festival, Golmok Gallery – Seoul, On Video, Hongik University – Seoul, Ulsan Art Center, Guemgang Nature Art Biennale, Changwon Scuplture Biennale.
Marcel Gaspar is born in 1986 and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Goldsmiths,
University of London in 2014 and a member of The Artists Village in Singapore. His interests in the photography, mechanical and electronic fields show a keen sense of observation in his work. Time is compressed visually and mechanically as it manifests in his processes and manipulations.