President’s Young Talents exhibition: Digger deep for inspiration, The Straits Times, 8 October 2018

The Straits Times carried a feature of the five artists in this year’s President’s Young Talents exhibition, which included Ms Yanyun Chen, a Lecturer of Humanities (Visual Arts) at Yale-NUS College. Ms Chen talks about the keloid scar on her chest, and how she has grown to accept it and make it a central part of her artwork. Ms Chen says she is interested in exploring how to depict and use the body in a way that is fair, caring and non-judgmental, and also excited to see if people are mature enough to think about things beyond just sexualising a body and if they can associate the work with their own bodies.

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