Dr. S.Chandra Sekaran
|Name of the Institute
||Lasalle, College of the Arts
|Position within Institute
||Head, Mcnally School of Fine Arts
|Field of Expertise
Dr.S.Chandrasekaran is an accomplished academic with eighteen years of teaching experiences in the field of arts education. He obtained his doctorate from Curtin University in 2007. Over the years, he had held several academic positions both in Singapore and overseas institutions. Currently, he is Head of McNally School of Fine Arts at LASALLE, College of the Arts, Singapore
He had represented in major exhibitions such as Havana Biennial (Cuba), 1st Asia Pacific Triennial (Brisbane), Asia-Pacific Performance Art Festival (Canada), International Performance Art Festival(Poland), 49th Venice Biennale and 8th Festival of Contemporary Art (Slovena) and Singapore Biennale 2016. He had worked on two major public artworks, World Sculpture Park at Changchun, China in 2001 and Little India MRT Station, Singapore, 2000.
In 2003, his performance art work titled Bioalloy and Body Performance was nominated for APBF Signature Art Prize (Singapore). He has been invited to attend several international conference and seminars - Biennale of Electronic Arts (Australia), 3rd Asia-Pacific Arts conference (Taipei) and XIV International Congress for Aesthetics (Slovena) and University of South Wales (Sydney). In 2015, he was invited as a keynote speaker for Cross Media Arts 2016 - 1st international Conference on Social Arts and Transdisciplinarity at University of Evora, Portugal.
He is a Founder/Artistic Director for Biological Arts Theatre (BAT), which is a new media experimental theatre for Life Science, and Arts. His research interests are Cross-Cultural Studies, Asian Aesthetics, Life Science and Experimental Theatre.