Wei Keong (b. 1984) is a Singaporean artist living in San Francisco. His animated short film “Pifuskin” has been showcased in many international film festivals, including the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Zagreb Animafest, Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film and London International Animation Festival. He is the recipient of the Non-Narrative award at the Aggregate Space Gallery (2017), the Best Experimental award at the Singapore Short Film Awards (2015), and the Special Achievement and Special Mention awards respectively for “White” and “Hush Baby” at the Singapore International Film Festival (2007 and 2009).

 

He was an artist-in-residence at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program in California (2017). His work has been shown at Southern Exposure and Headlands Center for the Arts in San Francisco. His public art installation “Foundin” has been featured in Singapore at the M1 Singapore Fringe Festival (2014) and in France at the Made in Asia Festival (2015). Since 2014, he has been curating the animation programme at Cartoons Underground in Singapore. He has a BFA from Nanyang Technological University.

 

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