CONTINUITIES AND DISCONTINUITIES

NAFA Fine Art Show 2012: Continuities and Discontinuities explores the dynamic relationship between teaching and learning, between tradition and contemporary art practices today. Nine artists lead ten of their past and present students from the Department of Fine Art and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts to present a showcase of paintings, photographs, prints, installations and ceramics. The artists include painters Boo Sze Yang, Chiew Sien Kuan, Raymond Yap, sculptor Lim Soo Ngee and printmaker April Ng. 20 – 26 September , 11am – 7pm at the Lim Hak Tai Gallery, NAFA Campus 1, 80 Bencoolen Street.


THE WINSTON OH TRAVEL AWARD

Initiated by Dr Winston Oh to help young artists travel abroad to expand their artistic experience, ‘The Winston Oh Travel Award’ is an annual grant given to selected students from the LASALLE’s Faculty of Fine Arts. Through immersion in various Asian cultures, the students have put together an exhibition based on their experiences. 25 Aug – 7 Sep, 10am to 6pm (Daily except Mondays and public holidays) at the LASALLE Praxis Space and Project Space, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore. Admission: Free.

TRIBAL GATHERING OF TONGUE TASTERS

Listen to the trippy and lush musings of the enigmatic MONSTER CAT, and explorer, observer and artist, Kai Lam. These two performers will be in residency at The Substation for two weeks prior to the gig, where they will be collaborating and developing their material. Tribal Gathering of Tongue Tasters featuring MONSTER CAT + Kai Lam. 11 August, 8pm at The Substation Theatre. Admission: $15 / $10 (concession) available from the box office. Contact Mish’aal 6337 7800 /boxoffice@substation.org.

VOID & VOID DECKS

The Private Museum is proud to present Void and Void Decks, the inaugural collaboration between two Singaporean artists Chow Chee Yong and Tang Ling Nah. Coming from their respective backgrounds, the two artists cross paths for the first time in their research practices and choices of media. Chow attempts to capture the intangible and temporal 3rd space in his photographs with a single shot, without further manipulation. On the other hand, Tang suggests the extension of space through her charcoal drawings of passages and openings. The highlight of this exhibition is the new collaborative work by Chow and Tang, which blurs the line between drawing and photography, real and imaginary. Come join us and rediscover our often-neglected surroundings through these artworks. Void and Void Decks: Chow Chee Yong & Tang Ling Nah begins on 3rd August through 30th September at The Private Museum Ltd 51 Waterloo Street #02-06.

OPEN CALL ARTISTS: WORK-IN-PROGRESS PREVIEWS

The three recipients of this year’s Open Call will be presenting work-in-progress previews of their visual, performance and sound art projects this July. While the final projects will be exhibited and performed during The Substation’s annual SeptFest arts festival in September, these work-in-progress previews will give audiences a sneak-peek into the works of these three young Singaporean artists. Sound Art Open Call: Wagon
 by Joel Ong. Work-in-Progress Presentation: The Substation Theatre, Saturday 14 July, 2pm. Visual Art Open Call: Path.1 by Boedi Widjaja
. Work-in-Progress Presentation: The Substation Theatre, Monday 23 July, 7.30pm
. Performance Open Call: 
Pretty Things 
by Patricia Toh
. Work-in-Progress presentation: The Substation Theatre, Monday 30 July, 7.30pm.

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