Susie Lingham

b. 1965, Singapore
Lives and works in Singapore

Dr. Susie Lingham is an interdisciplinary and independent thinker, writer, educator, curator, and maker in the arts. With a focus on the nature of mind, her work synthesizes ideas across different fields, from the humanities to the sciences. Susie was the first female Director of the Singapore Art Museum from 2013 to 2016, shaping its then new vision and mission, curatorial direction and acquisition strategy, and oversaw the development and organization of 13 exhibitions.

Prior to these appointments, she was Co-Founder and Director of 5th Passage, as well as Assistant Professor at the National Institute of Education/ NTU, Singapore (2009 – 2013). Having conferred the Distinguished Alumni Medal 2014 by Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Susie has a DPhil in Literature, Religion and Philosophy (University of Sussex, UK); an MA (Hons) in Writing (University of Western Sydney, Australia); and a PGDipTHE (NIE/NTU, Singapore), and has taught at universities and art colleges in Australia, Singapore and the UK. Currently, she is appointed as Senior Lecturer at the School of Technology for the Arts, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore.

Biography information from www.gajahgallery.com, August 2022

Country: Singapore