DATE / TIME
7 Nov, Sat
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Festival Pass Event
This session is in English
As the old adage goes, "it's the thought that counts”. Yet, are well-meaning thoughts good enough in this day and age of viral activist movements and hashtag challenges on social media? Three speakers explore the whims and fancies of keyboard warriors, viral moments, and what social justice really entails. #blessed
This is a pre-recorded session, and will be available on video-on-demand replay.
Yeo Tze Hern (YEOLO) is a content creator best known for his memes, parodies and commentary videos.YEOLO is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Singapore – London
Joel Tan is a playwright and performer based between London and Singapore.
Photo Credit: Crispian ChanJoel Tan is featured in the following SWF event(s):
nor’s practice spans photography, film, video, performance, text and spoken word poetry. Rooted in self-portraiture, nor engages with ideas of belonging and identity through frameworks such as gender performance, ethnographic portraits and the interweaving of transnational histories.
Deesha (she/her) currently manages The Youth Are Rising (TYAR), a mental health writing therapy community group. She previously sat on the Board of Directors of the Inter-Uni LGBT Network when she helmed tFreedom and she was involved in co-organising the Global Migrant Festival and Migrant Worker Poetry Competition in 2018. She was also featured in Mahogany Journal's inaugural issue this year. At the heart of Deesha's advocacy work lies the need to remap class and recenter oppression, so as to ask and answer questions about the systems and structures we have built.