Paul Sng is a filmmaker and writer of dual British and Singaporean heritage whose work focuses on people who challenge the status quo, through working in a collaborative way to capture extraordinary aspects of ordinary life. In 2015 he founded Velvet Joy Productions to explore the lives and work of individuals who have been neglected, marginalised or misrepresented in the arts and media, and his films have been broadcast on national television and screened internationally.
Paul’s work is designed to amplify the voices of people who aren’t usually heard in the arts and media, principally through filmmaking, but also with literature and photography. Paul’s previous films include Sleaford Mods – Invisible Britain (2015), Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle (2017) and Social Housing, Social Cleansing (2018) His first book, Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience, was published in November 2018.
Presented by Mansions of the Future as part of their Urban Form: Social Architecture & The Commons season. This programme of activity marks the start of the Mansions of the Future’s legacy year (2019 – 2020), which intends to engage artists, architects, academics and local citizens in conversation and debate around the past, present and future of Lincoln’s social and civic life, within the context of the local built environment.