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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Welcome to Reality: A Review of Discipline the City, An Interlude

Written by: Christina J. Chua
4th June 2018
Category: Review

I ducked into the energy, much too unnatural for a Sunday afternoon. The torn-out bricks were vibrating. I could have told myself to expect it—this change. But it was too late and I was very unprepared in my own heady rush. The black box yawned and overcame me. I trembled in its wake, wringing my fingers nervously. It could have been the early onset of a fever, or just the air-conditioning. Yet there was a pulse—I could tell—exerting itself on my pituitary gland. And I was reading it, sieving it

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Review: Le The Lam's "Remnant" at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre

Written by: Hung Duong
4th April 2018
Category: Review

"Remnant" is an exhibition by young Vietnamese artist Le The Lam at The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, a new space dedicated to enriching contemporary arts in Vietnam. The Lam took part in "Materialize", a programme initiated by The Factory and co-sponsored by Indochina Arts Partnership to provide exhibition opportunities for Vietnamese artists living in Vietnam, who have had little chance to show exhibitions of their art.

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Review: Big Towers at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore

Written by: Rachel Tan
22nd March 2018
Category: Review

Big towers is the first exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Singapore by newly appointed curator Caterina Riva. Much like Riva who sought to address her encounter with another geography and context, I was invited to reflect on the experience of my own urban environment and city.

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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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