Language and visual artifacts inspire me to address
in contemporary culture.
My investigations into the construction of these identities are framed by sexual and social politics.
I have begun to explore the current dominant ideology of assimilation in the gay community as it can pertain to domesticity, cultural norms and physical desire.
In revealing my own specific needs for shelter, I attempt to surface narratives that intersect historically
shared pasts, present intervals and proposed futures.
Joel Seah was born in Singapore on April 11, 1979.
After meeting a man online, Seah moved to Birmingham, Alabama
Not having learnt his lesson, Seah decided to attend graduate school in Syracuse
because of another guy he met online. They broke up after six months.
Currently, Seah is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Southern Maine.
They have a black terrier named Sharpie.