Amanda Heng

Singapore

Amanda Heng is a full-time Art Practitioner. She adopts an interdisciplinary approach to her art practice. Her works deal with clashing of eastern and western values, traditions and gender roles in the context of a multi-cultural and fast-changing society of Singapore. Recently she focuses on the issues of communication and human relationships in urban condition, often working in collaboration with people from all fields (art and non art), especially people of different cultural backgrounds. Amanda was involved in founding the Artists’ Village, the first artists-run space in Singapore in 1988. She is also actively involved in conceptualizing, curating, organizing and participating in exhibitions and public forums, conducting workshops and lecturing in contemporary art.


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Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed