Discipline the City

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A Brief History of the Trap Door

by Debbie Ding


A Brief History of the Trap Door explores the history of security and secrecy surrounding this strange spatial device.


Debbie Ding is a visual artist and technologist working between Singapore and London. She received an MA in Design Interactions from Royal College of Art in 2015. Other ongoing exhibitions of her work include "Shelter" (2016), a live-sized model of a HDB Household Shelter (commissioned for the Singapore Biennale 2016), and "The Library of Pulau Saigon" (2015), a computer-aided exploration of archaeological ambiguities at the site of a former island in the Singapore River (at NUS Museum's exhibition "Radio Malaya").



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