Lucinda Law

Biography

Lucinda Law is a writer/editor, educator and artist. Her creative spectrum of professional work and artistic practice originates from her versatility in bridging theoretical and practice-led expressions based on a range of contemporary cultural lifestyle issues and topics rooted in art, design, fashion, communication, travel, nature and creativity. Her dedication to her field of interests is evidenced by her BA in English Language and Literature and MA in Fine Arts. She has previously worked as a lifestyle and travel editor in Singapore and Hong Kong and has edited and written numerous books and feature stories about arts, design, Fashion, travel and lifestyle.

She spent six years as a senior lecturer in Lasalle College of the Arts where she oversaw the administrative framework and strategic direction for cultural and contextual studies for all the fashion programmes. Additionally, she led lectures and research for the programmes for which she had also presented and published academic papers. With a Certificate in Higher Education and more than 11 years of teaching experience, Lucinda has taught and lectured on topics such as creativity writing, journalism, communications in design and fashion, professional writing for design, modern history of fashion, Cultural and Contextual Dress History, Body and Space, Semiotics, Image and Text, Critical Theory, Critical Review, Extended-Essay, Research Methods, Communications skills in Design, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Fashion, Curatorial Practice, Material Culture, Post-Modern Theory, Subcultural Identities, Research Methods in Design and more. She is  a qualified supervisor for the thesis study and studio work. 

While working full time in Lasalle, she completed her Masters in Fine Arts in 2011. Her main study investigated the relationship between image, text and narratives. Drawing influences from her interest in literature, she uses text inspirations from visual poetry to her journals of two-dimensional forms and interpret them into three-dimensional word scapes installations to create an immersive state of fictive discourse. Above all, she is passionately inspired by the nature history and time-based quality of nature and beauty.  She founded Within in 2015 and is currently an adjunct lecturer at the Forum of Critical Inquiry under SIT/Glasgow School of Arts. She continues to engages in her art practice, while researching and writing for WITHIN. Additionally, she moderates and curates a series of cultural and lifestyle talks titled the Art of Living for the National Library Board which runs till 2016. 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

2011         Masters in Fine Arts, Lasalle College of the Arts-Open University, Singapore                                         

2005       Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. 

2004       B.A. in English Language& English Literature,  SIM­-Open University, Singapore  

Solo Exhibition

2012          One Perfect Complex, Trispace, ICA, Singapore.

Exhibitions

2014          Come Closer, ICA Gallery II, Singapore.

2013          100 Friends, TCC Gallery, Singapore.

2012          100 Friends, TCC Gallery, Singapore.

2011           100 Friends, TCC Gallery, Singapore.

2011           Metalstargazer, Zouk, Singapore.

2010          4 out of 12, ICA Gallery II, Singapore. 

2010          Fantasia, Project Space, ICA, Singapore.

2010          Objects, Praxis Space, ICA, Singapore. 

 

Conference Participations

Practice-as-Research Studies and Pedagogies, 2012, 2nd Research Development Workshop, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore. 

Just Looking: The curatorial meeting point between museums and retail spaces, 2010,  International Symposium on Innovation and Creativity in Asian Fashion, Industry. Korean Society of Fashion Business & Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore. 

Academic Publications

Fabricating Meaning: An investigation on how traditional meanings and symbols of textile expressions are redefined amidst technological advancement in textile production for dress, 2012 Journal of Wuhan Textile University, chapt. 23. 

Just Looking: The curatorial meeting point between museums and retail spaces, Vol. 2,  No. 1,  2011, Journal of Korea & China Fashion Industry-Academy, Chapt.14.