Fitri Ya’akob

b. 1996, Singapore
Lives and works in Singapore

Fitri Ya’akob is constantly exploring the philosophical nuances in relationships and societies as a way of understanding her social environment. Her works are commentaries of the different circumstances where she expounds on the duality and sometimes hypocrisy of certain ideologies and theories that have been made palatable. She hopes to probe her audience to question the validity of their situations and if so, should they be satisfied enough to settle or should they move forward.

Fitri graduated from Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media in Singapore with a BFA(Hons) in Photogrpahy and Digital Imaging. Her works have been exhibited locally, and most recently at the 2019 edition of the ‘Pingyao International Photography Festival’ in Pingyao, China. She is a recipient of the ‘Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Photography 2019’.

Biography information from Deck, March 2023

Country: Singapore