Singaporean Nasa scientist-turned-ceramicist hammers away at stereotypes

Singaporean Nasa scientist-turned-ceramicist Wee Hong Ling hopes to shatter gender stereotypes with her work

Wee Hong Ling with her My Family Portrait series at the In Flux exhibition.
Wee Hong Ling with her My Family Portrait series at the In Flux exhibition.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

A showcase of ceramic and blacksmithing works by a New-York based Singaporean artist aims to shatter gender stereotypes.

Wee Hong Ling, a Nasa scientist-turned-ceramicist, will be showcasing several works forged from steel as part of her latest show, which celebrates International Women's Day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2018, with the headline 'Hammering away at stereotypes'. Subscribe