Wilfred has recently graduated from Nanyang Technological University’s School of Art, Design and Media. He lived and grew up in a small fishing village at the seaside in Pengerang, Southern Malaysia for 18 years before pursuing his education in Singapore 8 years ago. With Pengerang currently undergoing serious environmental destruction due to the construction of an oil refinery, his works seek to draw attention to and comment on his native hometown. He is the recipient of 2014 Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Still Photography and the Noise Singapore Awards (Photography). At the International Photography Awards in 2013 he received 1st prize in the Invisible Photographer Photo Book Asia Award, 2nd place in the SelfPortrait Category, and 3rd place in the Environmental Editorial Category.
Undergraduate Award Overall & Programme Winner in 2014
University: Nanyang Technological University
Category: Visual Arts