Invited Speeches

Jeremy Fernando. ‘to play — perchance to dream’. Singapore: NUS French Film Festival, Dériver / Arrivée
(3 October, 2019).

---. ‘the suicide bomber: on thought, gifts, death, love, poetry … ’. Singapore: Bras Basah Open: School of Theory & Philosophy, TheoryFilm#12 — Necro-Romanticism: Suicide & Politics in Film (10 May, 2019).

---. ‘writing | walking | blindness’.  Singapore: The National Library of Singapore, ALT TXT (27 February, 2019).

---. ‘reading | art | resistance’. Singapore: The National Library of Singapore, ALT TXT (20 February, 2019).

---. ‘take a walk on the wild(e) side’ simultaneously translated into the Spanish by Alejo Magariños as ‘caminando por el lado salvaje’. Buenos Aires: Alianza Francesa de Buenos Aires, Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento (3 & 4 November, 2018).

---. ‘resisting art’ simultaneously translated into the Spanish by Alejo Magariños as ‘resistiendo al arte’. Buenos Aires: Alianza Francesa de Buenos Aires, Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento (2 November, 2018).

---. ‘Words. Things.’. Singapore: Bedok South Secondary School, Arts Fiesta (23 October, 2018).  

---. ‘Elliptical dreams’ in dreams are always already too long, alongside Mark Brantner, Yanyun Chen, Sara Chong, & Lim Lee Ching. Singapore: NUS Museum (NUS Arts Festival, 18 September, 2018).

---. ‘On writing art’. Singapore: National Library of Singapore, Cultural Criticism Reading Series (8 August, 2018).

---. ‘On writhing — with writing’. The European Graduate School ‘Live’ presentation series (14 March, 2018).

---. ‘a final, paradoxical wink …’. Paris: Conservatoire national des arts et métiers (Baudrillard — Street One, 21 June, 2017).

---. 'On interventions — or, space is only noise if you can see’. Singapore: NUS Museum (22 March, 2017).

---. ‘art & writing; or, the whispers of sand …’. Penang: Universiti Sains Malaysia (17 February, 2017).

---. ‘Doing Lines — letters, marks, love …’, performed with the music of Nicolas Jaar. Singapore: Yale-NUS College. (27 October, 2016).  

---. ‘je m’appelle Delilah’, performed with D. Kat Griggs. Berlin: Akademie der Künste, Berlin. (11 September, 2016).

---. 'On writing — writhing, crying, screaming', featuring the charcoal sketches of Yanyun Chen. Msida: University of Malta (24 March, 2016).

---. ‘On thinking with — Sciences, Scientists, and Isabelle Stengers’, alongside the watercolour and ink paintings of Maureen Burdock. Davis: UC Davis (1 June, 2015).

---. ‘On walking with my teacher — writing, ink, calamari …’ Berkeley: UC Berkeley (27 February, 2015) & Davis: UC Davis (26 February, 2015).

---. 'On fidelity; or, will you still love me tomorrow ... ?'. Davis: UC Davis. (24 February, 2014).

---. 'On the law; or, daddy daddy where are thou ... '. Singapore: St. Joseph's Institution. (7 November, 2013).

---. 'Twinkle twinkle; or 4 stars good, 2 stars bad ...'. Singapore: MOE Literature Seminar (20 August, 2011).

---. 'Never the twain shall meet; or how to build a wall’. Guangzhou : Guangzhou University (19 April, 2011).

---. 'Randori with Franz Kafka; on reading, irony, and the law ...'. Tokyo: Kogakuin University. (10 June, 2010).

---. 'Sympathy for the Devil; on evil and reading'. Singapore: Victoria Junior College. (22 May, 2009).

---. 'What if Mary ate the lamb, or is the lamb: post-structural registers in an afternoon'. Singapore: Victoria Junior College. (9 July, 2008).



Fiction


Jeremy Fernando. ‘les langues qui chuchotent dans mon oreille’ in Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine. (July 2018).

---. ‘the languages which whisper in my ear’, translated by Céline Coderey in Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine. (July 2018).

---. ‘who — you’ in Curios — issue 4: Romancing Reality. (April 2018).

---. ‘sans la vue, tu vois’, traduit par Céline Coderey in Queen Mob’s Teahouse. (3 June, 2017).

---. 'sightless, you see' in Queen Mob's Teahouse. (22 May, 2017).

---. ‘mille-feuille', with photography by Alice Renez Tay in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (16 October, 2016).

---. 'Chanson de la mer' in Queen Mob's Teahouse. (21 September, 2016).

---. ‘[;]’ in Curios — issue 2: in-betweens. (May 2016).

---. 'to my little friend ...' in Queen Mob's Teahouse. (31 August, 2015).

---. ‘Of twos — or one(s) too’ in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (12 June, 2015).

---. ‘A requiem — in three …’, with photography by Tan Jingliang in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (25 March, 2015).

---. 'Blue Skies from Pain(t)', with illustrations by Sara Chong in Afterglobe Magazine. (March 2015).

---. ‘Le félin de la mer’, ‘Burning bright’, & ‘Of spirit; or, on ports and coming home’ in Geraldine Song. Semoga Bahagia. Cherrybrook: Horizon Publishing Group, 2014.

---. ‘Dream Sleep’, with photography by Alice Renez Tay in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (2 October, 2014). [translated as ‘Sueña Dormir’ by Manuel Vargas Ricalde in Orange Utan Lab, 2014].

---. 'when television watched him cry' in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (9 August, 2014).

---. 'Dwelt a miner, forty nine ...', illustrated by Yanyun Chen in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (14 February, 2014).

---. 'The Senses of an Empire', illustrated by Yanyun Chen in XiN Magazine. (11 November, 2013).

---. 'Sancho Panza goes to the polls', illustrated by Yanyun Chen in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (2 November, 2012).

---. 'On Wardrobes; or, lions in the veld ...', illustrated by Yanyun Chen in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (30 March, 2012).



Translations

Céline Coderey. ‘Pour Casey, et la monde que tu représentes’, translated from the English by Jeremy Fernando in Queen Mob’s Teahouse. (30 November, 2019).

Anne Dufourmantelle. 'At the risk of bedazzlement', translated from the French by Jeremy Fernando in Queen Mob's Teahouse. (13 November, 2019).

Anne Dufourmantelle. ‘At the risk of the unknown’, translated from the French by Jeremy Fernando in Berfrois: Literature, Ideas, Tea. (25 March, 2019).

Céline Coderey. ‘Light of you’, translated from the French by Jeremy Fernando in Berfrois: Intellectual Jousting in the Republic of Letters. (23 October, 2017).

 

Plays

Esther Tan & Jeremy Fernando. Pure Sugar. (Performed at The Arts House as part of the Short and Sweet Singapore 2007, Wildcards: 22 April, 2007). 

 

Films

Jeremy Fernando & Kenny Png. Ne Kan She Ma. (Special Jury Mention), Wien: Sidewalk Cinema. (1-9 September, 2006).

 

Radio

Rui Ang, Jeremy Fernando & Kenny Png. Take My Train but Leave Me Alone. Seoul: SFX Seoul Radio 2008 – The Ubiquitous Aural Festival of Broadcast Radio, Radio Art and Seminar. (5-23 August 2008). 

 

Music

Jeremy Fernando, Michael Kearney, & Durnin Martin. ‘Dwelt A Miner, Forty-nine’ in Haze. New York & Tokyo: The Symbolic Order, 2019.

Jeremy Fernando & Clement Yang Xi. ‘Love Song for a Seraph’ in One Imperative — Issue 13. Singapore, 2014.

Kenny Png & Jeremy Fernando. ‘New Year’s Day’ in One Imperative — Issue 13. Singapore. 2014.

Rui Ang, Jeremy Fernando & Kenny Png. (2008).  ‘Take my Train but Leave Me Alone’ in PLAYspeak. Compilation CD. Singapore: The Enigmatic Army.

 

Exhibitions

Jeremy Fernando. I’m dead. Performance. Singapore: ‘I can’t, I have to go to Mongolia’ by Michael Lee. (Comma Space: 13 February 2020). .

---. Ode to nothing
. Text. Berlin: ‘Orders BLUB’ by Gaspar Acebo & Marcos Mangani. (Blub Neuköln & the Argentine Embassy in Berlin: 19-20 June 2019).

---. The scars that write uspart three of installation of keloid relief on steel plates and writings, in collaboration with Yanyun Chen. Text. Singapore: ‘The scars that write us by Yanyun Chen’. (Singapore Art Museum: 4 October 2018 – 27 January 2019). 

---. dreams of hope. Text. Singapore: ‘The Phygital World’ by ZXEROKOOL. (Chan Hampe Galleries: 27 November – 7 December, 2014).

---. Singapore. Text. Venice: ‘The Ideological Guide to the Venice Biennale 2013' by Jonas Staal & Vincent van Gerven Oei.

---. The last last word
. Text. Singapore: Grieve Perspective’s ‘Pennangalanamania!’. (Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore: 15 – 28 August, 2013).

---. A story of a man
. Text. Singapore: Grieve Perspective’s ‘The Obits’. (Chan Hampe Galleries: 23 August – 5 September, 2012)
.    

---. Let me dream up a title in the next five minutes. Automatic Painting, Acrylic. Singapore: Operation Automaton - Night and Day Gallery. (19-21 March, 2009).

Kenny Png feat Jeremy Fernando. 396. Mixed media photography. Hong Kong: Sexpressions – art for the marginalized sexual minorities. (11 December, 2008).

 

Art Reviews

Jeremy Fernando. 'All the world's a ... or it's as easy as ...' in Artist Organized Art. (18 January, 2012).

---. 'Humanism of the automated other; or reading Baruch Gottlieb's i-Mine' in Artist Organized Art. (10 December, 2010).


Artist Talks

Jeremy Fernando. ‘Pages and Perspectives’, in conversation with Pooja Nansi & Cyril Wong at the NUS Museum, (26 January, 2020).

---. ‘Choking on Nostalgia’, in conversation with Yanyun Chen & Lawrence Ypil at ArtScience Museum, (11 January, 2020).  

---. ‘Gaps and Progressions in Communication’, in conversation with Joanne Pang at SPRMRKT Cluny Court, (27 April, 2019).

---. ‘Skin, Scars, and Trauma’, in conversation with Yanyun Chen, Emylia Safian, & Tey Hong Liang at The Singapore Art Musuem @ 8Q, (18 January, 2019).

---, The Plot Thickens: Writing Conservation’, in conversation with Lim Lee Ching, & Theophilus Kwek. ‘at Zarch Collective Spaces, (9 June, 2018).

---, ‘Writing about art’, in conversation with Scott Michael Anthony, & Junni Chen, organised by ArtHop & Treehouse at Tembusu College, National University of Singapore, (6 October, 2016).

---, ‘Film Conversations’, in conversation with Huzir Sulaiman, John Lui, & Tan Bee Thiam at O.P.E.N Film Festival: Singapore International Festival of Arts, (3 July, 2016). 

---, 'We've decided to talk about machines', in conversation with Yu-Chen Wang & Genevieve Chua. at Yeo Workshop, (8 November, 2015).

 

Selected Interviews

Jeremy Fernando. ‘What’s your way of seeing through literature?’, with Cyril Wong, by the National University of Singapore Centre for the Arts, (10 January, 2020).

---. ‘Activismo y arte: Escritura para la hora del duelo’ by Carolina Keve in Clarín, (14 January, 2019).

---. ‘On hands, writing, moving images’ by Matthew Calleja in videocafesocial, (20 April, 2017).

---. ‘A day in the life of Jeremy Fernando’ by Rachel Tay & Denise Goh in Tembusu Treehouse, (30 March, 2017).

---. ‘acting, philosophy, love: Jeremy Fernando in conversation with Gael Garcia Bernal’ at The European Graduate School, (1 September, 2015).

---. ‘Writing Death’ by Walter Mason in Literary Minded, (11 November, 2011).

 

Book Reviews

Jeremy Fernando. 'an epic, fail ... or, reading Yahia Lababidi' in Queen Mob's Teahouse. (1 October, 2018). [on Yahia Lababidi's When Epics Fail: Meditations to Live By].

---. 'Un dessin, je suis pas ...' in Queen Mob's Teahouse. (27 May, 2016). [on Shervin Seah & Candice Phang's Meet The Wakersaur].

---. 'Listening to — notes on a song' in The Singapore Review of Books. (10 December, 2014). [on Geraldine Song's AbsencePresence].

---. '50 Shades of Activism' in The Singapore Review of Books. (9 July, 2013). [on Ingrid Hoofd's Ambiguities of Activism].

---. 'On being too earnest' in The Singapore Review of Books. (22 April, 2013). [on Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest].

---. 'In Conversation with Marco Mazzi & Adam Staley Groves' in The Singapore Review of Books. (15 January, 2013). [on Marco Mazzi's Relational Syntax].

---. 'Read Twilight: crucial lessons from fifty shades of pale' in TODAY. (28 November, 2012). [on Stephenie Meyer's The Twilight Saga].

---. 'Nibble nibble, or ...' in The Singapore Review of Books. (November, 2012). [on Stephenie Meyer's The Twilight Saga].

---. 'My dream is yours ... or butterfly kisses' in The Singapore Review of Books. (July, 2012). [on Julie O'Yang's Butterfly. A Novel].

---. 'A Textual Affair' in Prestige Magazine. (July, 2012). [on Hanif Kureishi's Intimacy].

---.'Excuse me, is that a scroll in your robe or, ...' in Prestige Magazine. (June, 2012). [on Plato's Phaedrus].

---. 'The Map, the Territory, and the Airport Lounge' in The Berlin Review of Books. (May, 2012). [on Michel Houellebecq's The Map and The Territory].

---. 'On Saigon; or Love is on the way...' in Prestige Magazine. (April, 2012). [on Walter Mason's Destination Saigon].

---. 'In Complaint we trust' in Prestige Magazine. (February, 2012). [on Julian Baggini's Complaint: From minor moans to principled protests].

---. 'Excuse me, but would you prefer the window seat?' in Prestige Magazine. (January, 2012). [on Michel Houellebecq's The Map and The Territory].

---. 'Whispering surfaces' in Culture Push. (December, 2011) [on Raine Koh's Pop, Rock, Love].


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