Yasmine, Yasmine and Yasmine

Monday 24 January 2022 (Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei)

17:12 I’ve been hone the whole day today,

            Im not feeling too well, 

            Major Gastric reflux. Runs in the family.

            But few days ago I had an Interesting, a little bit pointless, conversation

            With Yasmine and Yasmine.

Collaborators are ;

Ning Chou (instagram.com/intact_sofa

and

Nurin Yusof (nurinyusof.com , instagram.com/tengku_nurin)

I—Nurin, the hosting physical body for all Nurins’, is concerned with creating and giving space for Nurins’ of different versions to establish their existence. Currently, this occurs through the negotiation of hidden and publicly showcased ecosystems of Nurins’. The different Nurins’ and their corresponding web and traces of selves may overlap, but the general inquiry is to continuously commodify ‘Nurin’ beyond its identity, physicality and location globally, as a paradoxical attempt to exist everywhere and infiltrate everything, whilst simultaneously disappearing in plain sight.

This negotiation of physicality and self-ownership is being explored through performance and performative acts, service acts as well as continuous use of text and narration to further toy with ideas of authority and the movement of identity power dynamics within the individual and beyond it, specifically by engaging the audience and/or collaborator(s).