Ong Keng Sen

Ong Keng Sen, Ph.D., is the Artistic Director of T:>Works and the artspace 72-13 in Singapore. Apart from creating performance, Ong founded the international Curators Academy focused on the synergy between contexts and curation. His seminal work was the nomadic artist residency, The Flying Circus Project, traveling international artists through Asia, sharing their contexts amongst themselves and young people in the local sites. Ong was the Founding Festival Director of the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) and directed four editions from 2014 to 2017. He was awarded the Fukuoka Asian Arts and Culture Prize in 2010 for his creations in Asian contemporary performance. He holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.