In the past few weeks while editing my photos, been thinking to myself why I was drawn to making these images. I don’t know what to make out of it, but, I don’t remember feeling alone in the space.

Maybe the dark atmosphere, with a hint of fear—of desperately clinging to fantasy because the real world is a scary and unfair, with the fear of everything you ever cherish will vanish at some point.

Maybe this is how I interpret ‘Purgatory’, a space neither heaven nor hell.

Act of Disappearance 24.05.2014 


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ISBN 978-981-11-6665-5

38 Photographs by Shyue Woon ·  First edition published in 2018 · Co-publisher — Invisible Photographer Asia · Edit — Kevin WY Lee, Shyue Woon · Design — Practice Theory · Essays — Charmaine Poh, Kevin WY Lee · Paper — RJ Paper · Printing — Allegro

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