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SINGAPORE

2902 Gallery

Eiffel Chong

Under Control

EIFFEL CHONG, Helarctos Malayanus, 2011, From “Theatre of Cruelty” series (2008– ), Photograph, 101.6 x 127 cm. 

Courtesy the artist and 2902 Gallery, Singapore.

From the moment of birth our lives are solicitously managed, and the institutions that delineate this process are of our own making, apparently for our own good. In the show “Under Control,” held at Singapore’s 2902 Gallery, Malaysian photographer Eiffel Chong exhibited four series of works that dispassionately document these self-imposed frameworks of control, and raise uneasy questions about our own acquiescence within them.

The…

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