Eelyn Lee is an award-winning artist and filmmaker who has exhibited across UK including Barbican, Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery as well as internationally in Paris, Berlin, Bogotá and Toronto. Her socially engaged practice combines collective research, devised theatre, screen writing and filmmaking to create frameworks for ensembles of collaborators to work together. Her Chinese/English heritage motivates her interest in race, identity and ’othering’. She is currently developing a narrative feature film exploring empire and race with a twist on the western and horror genres.
Elisabeth Gunawan is an Indonesian actor, theatremaker and physical performer based in London and Singapore. She is an associate artist of several cutting-edge physical theatre companies including the David Glass Ensemble, Flabbergast Theatre and Created a Monster. Her neo-bouffon/mime piece Unforgettable Girl about the journey of a Thai mail-order bride was recently featured as part of Bloomsbury Festival's New Wave Programme. During the lockdown, she created and performed a critically-acclaimed piece of digital theatre Stampin' in the Graveyard as part of the Electric Dreams Online festival and Knaive Theatre's Digital Lyceum.
Daniel York Loh is an actor, writer, filmmaker and musician. As an actor he has worked at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Court and National Theatre. His recent work, as a writer, includes: The Fu Manchu Complex (Ovalhouse/Moongate); Forgotten 遗忘 (Moongate/New Earth/Arcola/Theatre Royal, Plymouth); Invisible Harmony 无形的和谐 (Papergang/Chinese Arts Now/South Bank Centre); Freedom Hi 自由閪 (Papergang/Vault Festival) [contributing writer]. He is featured in the best-selling essay collection The Good Immigrant.
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