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Dana Lam

Collaborator, Not Grey: Intimacy, Ageing & Being

Dana is a visual artist and writer, and an Associate Artist with Checkpoint Theatre. She most recently wrote and performed in “Still Life”, a monologue developed with Claire Wong of Checkpoint Theatre that incorporated a year of painting as process. Dana has performed in Jerome Bel's “Gala” (TheatreWorks, 2016), Joavien Ng's “Incarnation of the Beast” (TheatreWorks, 2015) and “Dream Country - a Lost Monologue” (Singapore Arts Festival, 2012). Her writing credits include the book, “Days of Being Wild: GE2006 Walking the Line with the Opposition” (Ethos Books, 2006). Her visual art has been shown in the Singapore Art Museum and the Substation Gallery. Her 500-piece installation work, “When Bellies Speak: You are your own work of art” was held at Hong Lim Park on 8 March 2015.

Outside of performance, Dana has worked as a newspaper reporter and volunteered with AWARE (Association of Women for Action and Research), serving as its President from 2000-2002 and again, from 2009-2011. She is currently working on a comic form artist book with Checkpoint Theatre.