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A painter by training, Fyerool Darma is an artist who integrates sound, video, new media, sculpture, texts and craft practices into images. He has gradually developed a complex visual vocabulary that draws from sources including tangible and intangible malay heritage, archives, the Internet, literature, popular culture, the history of craft, visual arts, manufacturing, and manual labor, by repurposing salvaged textiles, e-waste, found images, paintings, and other materials as a collaborative process with other artists to blur the boundaries of authorship.

fyerool has participated in group presentations like, Factory of Tomorrow at Center of Heritage, Art and Textile (CHAT) in Hong Kong (2024); The Unfaithful Octopus at MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum; refuge: Lagos Biennale (2024), THIS TOO IS A MAP! 12th Seoul Mediacity Biennale (2023); Archipelagic Futurisms: and land erodes into..., Calle Wright, Manila (2023); Radio Malaya: Abridged Conversations About Art, National University of Singapore (NUS) Museum (permanent); Living Pictures: Photography in Southeast Asia, National Gallery Singapore (2022-2023); As the West Slept, Silver Art Projects, New York, United States (2019); 900mdpl: Ghosts of a Thousand Conversations, Kaliurang, Indonesia; Lost and found: imagining new worlds, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore (all 2019), and An Atlas of Mirrors, Singapore Biennale (2016). 

fyerool conducted After Ballads, between 2017 to 2018 as part of the NUS Museum’s prep-room. Later between October 2019 to April 2020, he was an Artist-in-Residence at NTU - Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore where he presented Vivarium (wii fl∞w w/ l4if but t4k£ ø forms, ) at the Centre’s Vitrine. In 2022, he was an applicant for the National Library Creative Residency, Singapore - where he reads and listens to acoustics of loom factories in Singapore amidst the industrialization of Malaya. He is currently an artist-in-residence at San Ho Art Lab as part of Absolute Art Space AiR Program 2024 in Tainan City, Taiwan, where he will present CORE MEMORY: §ænt❤️‍🔥§hæaa~.

fyerool’s ongoing research into modernist forms and Southeast Asian vocabularies is encapsulated in an ongoing project - lndsc♥p€$ (2019-ongoing) that commenced in parallel and offset conversations with interlocutors, it synthesises with an earlier project After Ballads (2017-2018). he continues to live and work in Singapore,
___ time teaching art to youths at a non-profit organisation situated in Yung Sheng Rd., and attending to
___ family and a rescued testudine.