Category Archive: New Media

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

Looking Again

BY JAMIE PHUA Conceptual art is wasted on me. I completed the past two editions of Art Stage in an average of four hours, and took less than half of that for the… Continue reading

Confusion Illusion

BY DIANA THAM The sign outside the glass door covered with black drapery warns viewers of what was to be expected: a video installation, some glass panels, and be confusion. In Psychology, we… Continue reading

Not so Transparent

BY FENDY IBRAHIM A gallery sitter greets you; he is sited at the gallery door beside a desktop computer. He prints a piece of paper with barcode on it and hands it over… Continue reading

Aesthetic Violence

BY DARYL GOH The sudden sound of a gunshot leads to a mesmerizing shattering of glass, captivating the viewer in a state between shock and amazement. Broken Mirror by Lee Yong Baek, which… Continue reading

Smoke, Sea and Mirrors

BY ALFONSUS WONG The Light, it burns alright. It was at the ‘Chimera’ exhibition at the Singapore Art Museum that I encountered Li Hui’s dangerous looking V, Tabimo’s calming Midnight Sea and both… Continue reading

The (Digital) Future of Imagination?

BY TEOW YUE HAN Loo Zihan painstaking edited the documentation of Cane over several weeks to deliver his promise of making it accessible online, to feed hungry netizens like myself. We wanted to… Continue reading