The Eye Zone, co-curated by Honor Harger, Serenella Ciclitira, YoungJoo Lee and Korean musician T.O.P. demonstrates the diversity of contemporary art being made in Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Singapore. The exhibition invites viewers to tease out both links between the works of artists from these countries as well as different local inflections and nuances.

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T.O.P Seung-hyun Choi

Singer and Actor

T.O.P, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. He is a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang and has also participated in various dramas and films, such as I Am Sam, Iris, Nineteen,71: Into the Fire, Commitment and Tazza: The Hidden Card.

In 2010, T.O.P and bandmate, G-Dragon collaborated to record and release the album GD & TOP (2010). The album saw the release of three singles: "High High," "Oh Yeah", and "Knock Out", all of which have charted within the top three positions of the Gaon chart, with "High High" becoming a chart-topper. Jeff Benjamin Billboard K-Town columnist noted that T.O.P is well known for his low-bass timbre rapping.

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Serenella Ciclitira

Founder, Parallel Contemporary Art

Serenella Ciclitira has an Honours Degree in Art History from Trinity College, Dublin and has worked extensively with artists and galleries throughout the world. With her husband, David Ciclitira, she is the co-founder of The Eye Programme and a member of its curatorial board. She has been an Honorary Fellow at the Royal College of Art in London, and since 1990 has been awarding the Parallel Prize for Painting and the Serenella Ciclitira Scholarship for Sculpture. Winner of the Parallel Prize, Gillian Carnegie, was later nominated for the Turner Prize and Benedict Carpenter and Gereon Krebber went on to win the prestigious Jerwood Sculpture Prize. Martin Westwood, a former Parallel Prize winner, was featured in the Art Now exhibition at the Tate Britain in 2005.

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Honor Harger

Executive Director, ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands

Honor Harger is the Executive Director for ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. A curator from New Zealand, she has a strong interest in artistic uses of technologies and in science as part of culture. Honor brings with her over 15 years of experience of working at the intersection between art, science and technology. She is responsible for charting the overall direction and strategy for ArtScience Museum. Through her career, Honor has held several key appointments in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia, and has curated many international exhibitions and events around the world. From 2009-2010 she was guest curator of Transmediale, an international festival of art and digital culture in Berlin. From 2004–2008, she was the director of the AV Festival, the UK’s largest biennial of media art, film and music. She was the first webcasting curator for Tate Modern in London from 2000-2003, where she also curated events and concerts on art and technology.

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Youngjoo Lee

Independent Curator

Youngjoo has a Masters of Arts degree from Ney York University and has worked with various galleries throughout Korea. She was the Gallery Director of Arario Gallery in Seoul, Korea where she was the head of sales, artist Liaison and exhibitions. She has curated over various exhibitions while with Arario which included Kohei Nawa’s outdoor sculpture project.

With over 10 years experience in the Art industry, Youngjoo has made strong and close relations with the Korean/Asian art field including major collectors, artists, museums, curators and critics.