Category Archive: Installation

A Forage into the Heart of Gentrified Tiong Bahru

by Cheryl Lim Xin Rong May’s Open House! at Tiong Bahru addressed its visitors’ innate voyeuristic need to peep into private spaces. Quite an over-subscribed event, I found myself amongst those bent on… Continue reading

Treading On Dangerous Ground

BY ABDUL HADI Editors Note: This is a very personal and honestly recounted experience detailing the writer’s encounters with an artwork over time. Please read it all the way through to get the… Continue reading

The next way forward

BY CHONG YEW Two recent shows at the Singapore’s Arts Museum, The Collectors Show: Chimera and the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize 2011 offered up contemporary art that had been created… Continue reading

Looking Inwards

BY CANPHYLIA PANG Speak To Me, Walk With Me. As the title suggests, Amanda Heng’s most recent exhibition is one of few contemporary art shows that invites the participation of the audience in a… Continue reading

Fantastical Reality

BY EDISON CHEE When I first encountered The Sixth Day at Chimera, Singapore Art Museum’s Private Collector’s show, I felt like I had stumbled upon somebody’s secret diary tucked away in a hidden… Continue reading

Authenticity and Specificity

BY NURLIYANI ABDUL RAHMAN Something that bemused me about a guided art-walkabout into the homes of strangers was the curatorial framing that made prominent the relation between art and subject, and the notion… Continue reading

Unnatural Love

BY DANIELLE LIU The Art Stage 2012 was the first massive contemporary art event I’ve been to in Singapore. Overwhelming, bursting with a plethora of visuals within its never-ending labyrinth of art within… Continue reading

Working With Intuition

BY ASHLEY LER Walking through the maze that is the Goodman Arts Centre, I finally arrived at block B where the exhibition “First Art Council Third Chapter: Waiting” was held. However, the doors… Continue reading

Into A Parallel Dimension

BY VISHAKA MANTRI Greeted by stillness and a feeling of stagnation, Donna Ong’s work, The Sixth Day welcomes us to a rather different part of Singapore Art Museum’s Private Collector’s show Chimera. Amidst all… Continue reading

The Proof is Out There

BY M. SUFYAN Future Proof exists as a somewhat flamboyant and varied celebration of contemporary visual art by young Singaporean artists to showcase proof of these artists’ potential, a spoof on the word… Continue reading