Wan Hui Keoy

Freelance Writer, Curator, Creative

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Freelance Creative - Editorial Assistant

About me

A young creative, freelance writer and curator currently based in London. An enthusiast in fashion, dance and arts, who reviews art and writes on cultural issues of our time while documenting the world through images. My curatorial vision is concerned with spatial aesthetics to create immersive, visceral experiences for all; working on developing an artistic practice that seeks to create evocative visual narratives through imagery and words.

Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Art Direction and Copywriting
  • Fashion Sales
  • Content/copywriting/writing/editorial/advertising
  • 1 Years Marketing Communications Experience
  • Creative Organised and Have Impeccable Time Management
  • Fluent Chinese
  • Hard Worker and Very Reliable
  • Initiative/self Motivation
  • Assistant Styling

Work history

2016

Assistant Project Manager

Saltshaker Productions & Arts Management

Feb 2015 - Aug 2016
  • Singapore
  • Freelance
  • Projects include: Singapore Tanz Messe 2016 by National Arts Council, Singapore Inside: Out 2015 by Singapore Tourism Board, Spanish Masterpieces 2015, Manuel Betanzos Asia-Pacific Flamenco Tour 2015. Worked independently and remotely with weekly meetings with the producer/ director; responsibilities included: 1. Editorial - liaising with artists and designers, coordinating materials for the project collateral, copywriting and proofreading 2. Marketing - Coordinating press releases, media publicity and social media campaigns 3. Administrative - Keeping in-check the progress and schedules of the projects

2016

Sales Person

In Good Company

Feb 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Singapore
  • Full Time
  • Part-time sales associate in a designer boutique involved in day-to-day operations on the shop floor, providing customer service and personal styling, assisting with visual merchandising and stock checks. www.ingoodcompany.asia

2016

Fashion Stylist

Freelance

Sep 2015 - Feb 2016
  • Singapore
  • Internship
  • Responsibilities include sourcing for outfits and props, coordinating loans and returns, assisting with casting calls and on-shoot locations for both editorial shoots and advertorial filming.

2015

Marketing Communications Intern

T.H.E Dance Company

Oct 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Singapore
  • Internship
  • Interned for the period of T.H.E CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2015, a festival organised annually by the dance company. Responsibilities involved managing the social media campaigns, facebook pages of the company and festival, the festival website (Wordpress); media and press publicity and archiving media coverage. Involved with the coordination of editorial materials for the festival magazine, an inaugural publication including features and interviews of festival artists. In-house designing of publicity flyers and in charge of the distribution of the festival collaterals. www.the-contact.org

2015

Marketing Communications Intern

The Arts House

May 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Singapore
  • Internship
  • Marketing, Communications and Engagement intern for The O.P.E.N Festival (pre-festival of ideas) and Singapore International Festival of Arts 2015, presented by The Arts House Ltd, Singapore. Worked closely with the director of The O.P.E.N Festival Noorlinah Mohammed, on creating editorial content and writings for the collateral for both the pre- and main festival; and the co-director of TheatreWorks, Tay Tong, on the opening reception of the festival, managing VIP and guests lists, invitations and tickets. Other responsibilities include: copy-editing, transcription, Chinese-English translation for festival collaterals, press coverage and marketing efforts (corporate sales, education outreach and sponsors). In-housing editing of EDMs (design and text). Articles published in the festival catalogues and house programmes. www.sifa.sg

2015

Creative Intern

Pearl Lam Galleries

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Singapore
  • Internship
  • Gallery assistant for Pearl Lam Galleries in Singapore. Receptionist; responsibilities include administrative tasks, assisting day-to-day operations of the gallery, proofreading and preparation of press kits. Exhibitions include 'Li Tianbing: Journey of the Lone Monkey' and 'Carlos Rolón/Dzine: Mi Casa'. www.pearllam.com

Education

Currently

BA(Hons) Culture, Criticism and Curation

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2016
  • London, UK
  • BA (Honours) Culture, Criticism and Curation is part of the Culture and Enterprise programme at Central Saint Martins, offering a very wide-ranging, humanities-based arts education. Content spans the history and theory of art, design, architecture, fashion, film, popular culture, performance, media and literature - all of which are interrelated. Critical thinking, research, intellectual rigour and creative problem solving are at the core of the degree course. Currently the course representative of my cohort and part of The Curation Society in UAL.

2014

GCE A Level

Hwa Chong Institution

Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
  • Singapore
  • H2 English Literature, Economics, Geography and Integrated Mathematics. 6 Distinctions and H3 English Literature Merit Member of Modern Dance Society, having performed in several college productions and competed nationally.

2012

GCE ‘o’ Level

Nanyang Girls' High School

Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
  • Singapore
  • Distinction in GCE O' Level Higher Chinese. Class representative in year 2, 3 and 4; on the Board of Student Leaders as President of the Board of Monitors in year 4 and Vice-President in year 3. President of Nanyang Shooting Club. Part of the organising committee of the school's annual fundraising funfair in year 3 as vice-president of the Board of Monitors. Actively participated in Hwa-Chong Institution's Asia-Pacific Young Leadership Summit 2012 and NUS High School of Mathematics and Sciences MUN 2011