Bea Leong explores the role that heritage plays by walking with the community that lives it daily.

What is the place of old culture in a modern society? Bea Leong explores the role that heritage plays by walking with the community that lives it daily. She curates the lived expressions of the history, practices and traditions of the community around her, centred on the space in REXKL. More than the preservation of a physical space, Bea works to place REXKL to be a home and champion for the intangible treasures of KL. Come hear the unconventional way that Bea is conserving what makes us a community.

About the speaker

Designer by education, but storyteller by heart, Bea Leong (b. 1984) is always on the lookout for new perspectives to enhance her world view.

Having spent a significant number of her formative years abroad, she has cultivated an avid interest in travel, the environment, history, people and more close to home, her Borneo-Malaysian heritage and culture.

With almost a decade’s experience in the film and TV industry, Bea has worn many hats – production assistant, prop master, writer, director – but has found firm footing as a producer for lifestyle/factual TV content, working on both local and international projects ranging from commercials, independent films, TV programs, and documentaries.

With her sharpened skills as a quick-thinking and resourceful organizer, Bea has now set her sights on creating content in different mediums for communities, drawing from her extensive experience and diverse influences to execute a vision that is creative, inclusive, and sustainable.

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