Too Late to Turn Back Now with Maria Farrar

Written by: Debbi Tan
1st November 2019
Category: Interview

Maria Farrar (b. 1988) was born in the Philippines and raised in Shimonoseki, Japan. At the age of fifteen, she moved to London, England where she currently lives and works. Coming and going between two countries, Maria combined both eastern and western visual languages into her paintings. Instead of restricting her artmaking process to a particular technique, she includes elements of Japanese calligraphy and techniques of oil layering in her paintings.

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ACM Chairperson Loh Lik Peng on Singapore's museums and arts eco-system

Written by: Reena Devi (Guest Writer)
6th June 2018
Category: Interview

Singapore’s visual arts scene has undoubtedly been taking a hit over the past year, with unfavourable media reports regarding its major art institutions. However, museum chairperson Loh Lik Peng believes these institutions are on track towards growing the art eco-system.

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#Under30Unveiled: Interview with Hilmi Johandi

Written by: Christina J. Chua
31st January 2018
Category: Interview

Our fifth selection is Hilmi Johandi, who was born, raised and educated in Singapore. He completed his BA degree at LASALLE College of the Arts, and has since returned to the school to undergo a Masters in Fine Arts. Since his first solo exhibition, Dusk to Dawn | Fajar ke Senja at Galerie Steph in 2014, Hilmi’s work has been noticed at fairs and independent spaces alike in in the region, and reaching as far abroad as New York, Paris, and London. Most recently, he debuted his graduate research a

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#PhotographersOnArtHop: An Interview with Charmaine Poh

Written by: Debbi Tan
27th January 2018
Category: Interview

Charmaine Poh is a Singaporean-Chinese photographer whose works concern various subject-matters, including gender.

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#Under30Unveiled: Interview with Siddharta Perez

Written by: Christina J. Chua
17th September 2017
Category: Interview

#Under30Unveiled is a selection of emerging visual artists, curators, art writers and filmmakers from Singapore. This is a millennial generation in their mid to late-20s that are now being noticed for their fresh approach to their own practices and the media they work with.

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#Under30Unveiled: Interview with Fyerool Darma

Written by: Christina J. Chua
6th April 2017
Category: Interview

Third to be profiled is Fyerool Darma, who was born, raised and educated in Singapore. He completed his BA degree at LASALLE College of the Arts and was one of the youngest participants in this year’s Singapore Biennale, “An Atlas of Mirrors”. He has shown his works in various galleries throughout Singapore, Malaysia, and South Korea. Since his debut solo exhibition Moyang at flaneur gallery in 2015, his name has been dropped by gallerists and his work discussed by curators throughout the region

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