Jervais Choo

Jervais Choo

Senior Assistant Director, National Museum of Singapore

Jervais Choo is Senior Assistant Director at the National Museum of Singapore, a social history museum with a rich 130 year history that prides itself in being the oldest museum in Singapore, but with the youngest soul. He leads the digital transformation efforts for the museum and has a keen interest in bringing together new methods of bridging experience and understanding through contextual layering and interventions.

 

In the area of digital innovation, Jervais has overseen the development of projects such as Gallery 10, which is a gallery in the museum dedicated to digital works and creation; as well as Story of the Forest, a 15 metre high immersive digital artwork commission inspired by the museums key collection, the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings. The museum also introduced an AR/VR enabled architectural tour built on the in 2017. As Programme Director of the DigiMuse project, Jervais leads the museum’s efforts in embarking on a digital and cultural innovation program that aims to bring artistic and industry partners together for creative experimentation to build a vibrant cultural sector invested in digital innovation.

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