NORAH LEA (b. 1993, Singapore) is a multidisciplinary artist whose works investigate the performative aspects of our identities. Her work is rooted in self-portraiture, exploring themes such as gender, sexuality and ethnicity through photography, film, performance and spoken word.
Area(s) of Focus
Digital Photography, Photography
Final Year Project(s)
Past & Present Lives of _______ sees Norah Lea, self-portrait artist, recreating visions of her own past lives. These visions are imagined through re-locating women of the Nusantara/Malay archipelago that may have been forgotten but still resonant within recesses of collective memory.
Mediating the past through both video and performances via her transgender body, she positions herself within history that is “tersirat”, or hidden in plain sight.