The experience of harm in the school environment can have devastating and long-lasting effects on a young person. How can we nurture safer spaces for them to truly be heard?
In building a vision, Charmaine is led by what is helpful, urgent and sustainable. She is concerned about ecology, agency, queer life, and persistent joy, and is based between Berlin and Singapore.
Queer people face a slew of challenges when seeking therapy, one being the extreme practice of conversion therapy, putting them at high risk of being retraumatised.
Since 2005, 23 Singaporean photographers have attended the workshops at the Angkor Photo Festival. Through three of their works, we learn how the Festival has offered them the space to find their artistic voices.
As another year passes, the question is less about whether we can see others, but about whether we can make people feel seen.