last updated: february 2024


EDUCATION

Current PhD candidate, Freie Universität Berlin, under Dr. Annette Jael Lehmann
2019 M.A. Visual and Media Anthropology, Freie Universität Berlin
2013 B.A. International Relations (International Security), Minor. Communications and Media Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

2024 Biennale Arte, Foreigners Everywhere curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Venice, Italy (forthcoming)
2023 Love Letter (with AFSAR), How to Become Collective(s), YPC Space, Seoul, Korea
2023 Proof of Personhood, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2023 Dreaming of Home, Leslie Lohman Museum, New York
2022 YOUNG BODY, Workshopables, Supernormal, Singapore
2022 YOUNG BODY, Vector#2, The Esplanade, Singapore
2021 The Two, To Gather, Venice Architecture Biennale, Singapore Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2020 Ma Jie, Margins, Singapore International Photography Festival, ArtScience Museum, Singapore
2020 How They Love, Tate Lates, Tate Modern, London, UK (Virtual)
2020 The Lesson, Last Minute Group Show, Singapore
2020 All In Her Day's Work, Touch Me, Touch Me Not, The Substation SAD Bar, Singapore
2019 How She Loves, Parallax by Authority Collective, Photoville NYC, New York, USA
2019 How She Loves, Exactly Foundation residency showcase, Objectifs, Singapore
2019 How She Loves, Parallax by Authority Collective, Instagram HQ, New York, USA
2019 Room, Curator's Lab, Jakarta International Photo Festival
2019 The Liminal, Queer Asia, The British Museum and Paul Webley Wing, SOAS University of London, UK
2019 How She Loves, Annenberg Space for Photography, Parallax by Authority Collective, Photoville LA
2019 How She Loves, &PROUD Film Festival, Yangon, Myanmar
2019 Home(work), National Design Centre,Singapore Art Week, Singapore
2019 How She Loves, Projected, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2018 Room, Women in Photography, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Filmmaking, Singapore
2018 Room, Singapore International Photography Festival, Singapore
2018 Ma Jie, College of Alice and Peter Student Symposium, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2018 Learning to Leave, No Place Like Home, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai
2018 Pretty Butch, Taipei Arts Festival, Taiwan
2018 Room, International Photo Festival Leiden, The Netherlands
2018 All In HerDay's Work, M1 Singapore Fringe Festival, ION Art Gallery, Singapore (solo)
2017 Room, Laatikkomo, Finland
2017 Room, Photoville, New York, USA
2016 Ma Jie, Pop-upNoise: Soul-Searching, Kreta Ayer Square, Singapore
2016 Room, If Home was a Word for Illusion, The Substation, Singapore
2014 Learning to Leave, Noise Singapore TAP Exhibition, SAM at 8Q, Singapore


PERFORMANCES & LECTURE-PERFORMANCES

2023 Oceanic Tides, Machinic Flows, The Diasporic Ordinary, Humboldt University, Berlin (with Thao Ho)
2023 in the shadow of the cosmic, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2023 Critical History of Technology (with AFSAR) Matter of Flux Festival, Berlin
2022 pixel-flesh, code-bone, Goethe-Institut, Singapore
2021 YOUNG BODY, SCOPE#11 by Dance Nucleus, Singapore
2020 Where You Move Me Most, The Substation, Singapore 
2020 Last Minute Group Show, Singapore (with nor)


RESIDENCIES

2024 Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (forthcoming)
2022 Goethe Institut Singapore, Singapore 
2021 Dance Nucleus x Thinkers’ Studio, Singapore x Taiwan, Virtual
2020 Asia-Europe Foundation Virtual360 Konnect, Virtual
2019 GlogauAIR, Berlin, Germany
2018 Exactly Foundation, Singapore


COLLECTIONS

Ma Jie, National Museum of Singapore


SELECTIONS & NOMINATIONS 

2023 Prestige’s 40 under 40 
2023 Queerscpe film funding “A IS FOR ANDRA”
2023 Flaherty Online Fellowship
2023 Oberhausen Seminar
2021 da:ns lab 
2020 Cinemovement: Happy Hours workshop
2020 PHMuseum Women Photographers Grant, Honourable Mention
2019 Forbes Asia 30 under 30 - The Arts
2018 World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass nominee
2017 PDN 30 Emerging Photographers nominee
2017 Magnum Foundation Fund nominee
2017 World Press Photo 6x6 Global Talent nominee
2017 Abigail Cohen Fellowship nominee
2017 New York Portfolio Review selected participant
2014 Noise Singapore Award


SELECTED PRESS & MEDIA

2024 Technology meets tradition in Singapore, ArtBasel
2024 In Singapore, Artists Lift the Lid on Hidden Technologies, Ocula
2023 Dreaming of home, for queer art, ArtReview
2023 How queer artists are exploring notions of home, AnOther Magazine
2023 A portrait of home through the queer gaze, Huck 
2023 At the Leslie-Lohman, queer artists transform our understanding of home,Artsy
2023 In the unsettling Proof of Personhood show, artists interrogate ideas of technology, identity, gender, truth, Plural Art Mag 
2023 Singapore Art Museum opens new gallery with show on deep fakes and personal identity in AI age, The Straits Times
2023 Cyberfeminism Index
2022 Queering The Dot, ArtAsiaPacific
2022 Room, Suspect Journal, Singapore Unbound
2021 On Holding Space, Objects Lessons Space, Singapore (Print)
2021 Kin, Unlirice Magazine, #00 Domains, Japan (Print)
2021 Kin, Nowness Asia
2021 PHMuseum:Performances of Queer Identity and Femininity in Singapore
2021 Lineal Asia: Retitled from “How She Loves” to “How They Love”
2020 The Lesson, Female Magazine (Print)
2020 The Lesson, The White Book (Print)
2020 Room, A Magazine for Young Girls (Print)
2020 CNN Style
2020 Artsy
2020 i-D Asia
2019 Cuntemporary -The Liminal in Queer Asia
2019 Seenthesis:Visual Literacy Through Singapore Photography
2018 WePresent - How She Loves
2018 PHMuseum - On Womanhood
2018 Singapore Art Book Fair - 21Creatives
2018 Arthop
2018 All in Her Day’sWork, Channel News Asia
2017 Missy Magazine - December Issue - Close Enough (Print)
2017 New York Times- Lens - Room
2017 Fisheye Magazine - Room
2017 Female Magazine
2017 Life From Different Angles, The Business Times


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS & WORKSHOPS

2023 NOX: Impulse Lectures (with AFSAR), LAS Art Foundation, Berlin
2023 Dreaming of Home podcast, with Whiskey Chow and Gemma Rolls-Bentley
2023 The Measurement of Being, Kaum x Unthaitled, Sinematranstopia, Berlin
2022 Artist talk, Vector #2, The Esplanade, Singapore
2022 How To Be A Little Girl On The Internet, Workshopables, Supernormal, Singapore
2021 Guest speaker with Seng Yu-Jin, Artsplaining, National Gallery Singapore
2021 Guest speaker with Mengwen Cao, Strudel Media, Virtual
2021 Panel speaker, LSE Photography, Virtual
2020 Panel speaker, SVR: (Re)Forming Methodologies, Humboldt University of Berlin, Virtual
2020 Lab speaker, 2021 EASA (European Association of Social Anthropologists) conference, Virtual
2020 Speaker, Adobe MAX,Virtual
2019 Panel speaker, Pride and Less Prejudice, Pinkfest, The Straits Clan,Singapore
2019 Panel speaker, Platform, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Filmmaking, Singapore
2019 Guest speaker, Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards sharing session, The KL Journal Hotel, KL, Malaysia
2018 Panel speaker, Institute of Policy StudiesRoundtable on the Arts, Singapore
2018 Panel speaker, Women in PhotographySlideshow Q&A, Objectifs Centre for Photography and Filmmaking
2018 Guest speaker, Nanyang TechnologicalUniversity, School of Art, Design, and Media, BFA Photography
2018 Speaker, Singapore International Photography Festival artist talk, Singapore
2018 Speaker, How She Loves artist talk, ExactlyFoundation, Singapore
2018 Speaker, All in Her Day's Work artist talk, NAFA and LASALLE students, Singapore


TEACHING

2022 Lecturer, Year 3 students, Documentary Practice, NTU ADM, Singapore
2021 Lecturer, Year 4 students, Interdisciplinary Studies, NTU ADM, Singapore

JURY

2021 MTV All Out Photo Awards
2019 Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards


CURATORIAL

2023 Devoted to Betrayal (with Ezekiel Morgan), Berlin


INDUSTRY

2021-present Almost June Studio, founder