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Irie Aman

Creative & Community Organiser

 
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irie aman (b. 1997)


is a creative and community organiser. their passions range from mental health to art to advocacy, and they believes these all can (and should) be combined. as a cancer rising, they hold radical softness close to their heart. an interdisciplinary artist, irie believes in nurturing and honouring both non-textual and textual parts of one’s self.

currently, they are the editor-in-chief of the local rebel, and an open mic night organiser at dink, and a member of the writing commune /s@ber.

 

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ARTS MANAGER

NOV 2015 - PRESENT

editor in chief
the local rebel

  • Managed production of zine #1, #2 and #3 from concept creation to launch

  • Recruited and managed a 14-person team of writers, editors, designers, illustrators, and photographers

  • Represented TLR in local panels, regional summits & conferences

JAN 2019 - PRESENT

event organiser
dink

  • Conceptualized, illustrated & organized monthly and feature editions

  • Emceed for monthly shows

SEPT 2019 - NOV 2019

intern
grey projects

  • Researched queer, multi-purpose community centres across SEA

  • Consolidated a volunteer management system

 
 

Words & Writing

  • Coffee Stained Press' Lost & Found 2017

  • Contradiction XIV 2018

  • SingPoWriMo 2018 The Anthology

  • Sing Lit Body Slam 2019

  • GASPP Anthology 2020

  • Melbourne Spoken Word Festival 2020

Panels & Appearances

  • Malay Studies Society Undergraduate Forum 2017

  • Human Library 2017 - 2018

  • Pink Dot 2019

  • Singapore Writers Festival 2019

Interviews & Features

  • The Straits Times: Special Kindness Issue 2016 

  • STAPLE: Dizziness of Youth 2016 

  • QTown Diversity Film Festival 2016 

  • BBC: World Have Your Say podcast 2016

  • Oh, But Where Are You Really From? Radio Show 2017​

  • New Naratif’s Political Agenda podcast 2018 

  • We CAPT On Writing 2019

Workshops

  • The Healing Circle

  • QUASA

  • Mental Health Check-Ins (Circuit Breaker + Phase 2) 

  • dink: Journaling for Joy

  • sun / light / moon

  • Global Cultural Alliance: Rejuvenate! Bullet Journaling

 
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Get in Touch

Found something interesting? Have an idea you'd like to discuss? Drop me a message!

816 Woodlands St 82, 730816

65 8856 9096

 

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