fabrication


  • Plasplus is an ongoing project looking into artisanal small-batch plastic recycling inurban high-density areas. It is highly inspired by work done by Precious Plastic. Plasplus aims to reimagine plastic as a precious and artisanal material that is reclaimed from urban waste streams. The name is a play on the suffix “++”, often used in computer…

  • Rush Hour is an interactive art installation about pace and perception. It was a collaboration with filmmaker Victor Gan. In 2006, a study confirmed that Singaporeans are the fastest walkers on the planet. This finding confirms Singapore’s reputation as a nation full of competitive go-getters egged on by its meritocratic system. While being faster, stronger…

  • 60 Second Counts is an interactive art installation about time and timing. There are two distinct words for time in Greek: kairos and chronos. Kairos refers to a subjective time that is felt by the individual through circadian rhythms, breaths and heartbeats, whereas chronos refers to an objective time measured in hours, minutes and seconds.…

  • Chrolo is a rumination on the nature of time materialized in the form of a curio. Time is both linear and circular, continuous and discrete, and exists both subjectively and objectively. Chrolo is an attempt at reconciling the seemingly contradictory qualities of time. Impossible to manufacture through traditional processes, Chrolo is realized through stereolithography 3D…

  • Stored Value is a collaboration between sparkpluck and EZ-Link, a company that creates contactless smart cards that are used primarily for public transportation in Singapore.Description EZ-Link cards store not only money but also record passenger’s trips around Singapore. Stored Value is a metaphor for a Singaporean collective memory that emerges from the sum of passengers’…

  • Tack is a product that I tried (unsuccessfully) to launch through Kickstarter during my senior year at RISD. An important objective of the project was to work with local manufacturers. Tack is a task light designed for modern urbanites. As more people move into cities, living spaces will continue to shrink. The number of discrete…