Charcoal on paper and AR, 2022 Wang MoNanyang Girls’ High School 回溯。方圆。光芒。生活只有回不去的，没有过不去的。总会有新的人出现，有新的故事，给你带来新的温暖。 有的时候我们走得太快，连灵魂都跟不上了，是否能想到停下来，审视一下现在的自己，你还认得么？人生如果错了方向，停下来也许就是进步，人与人之间的关系和距离也是这样。世界上最遥远的距离不是爱或恨，而是熟悉的人渐渐变得陌生。幸好，每一种创伤最终都能结痂为新的成熟，2021-2022的我，在长大，在失去，在迎接，在守护，在努力，在接受，最重要的是，我也在好好的生活。 As the pandemic situation continues, people are beginning to get used to keeping a distance from each other. People are less familiar with the usual bodily contact, becoming more awkward when they communicate face to face, and are less trusting and open […]
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Photography and mixed media, 2022 Zaki Zulfakar NoordinMarsiling Secondary School What began as a commute to work by train has led to a discovery and a new appreciation of personal space, for I observed a phenomenon of other commuters creating an “invisible bubble” around themselves by either engaging with their electronic gadgets or “tuning out” […]
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Experimental Videography, 2022 Waheedah Binte Muhammad KhaliqHoly Innocents’ High School ‘Enclosed’ is an abstract film that depicts the moment when one is suddenly given an isolation order. It revolves around an individual who is “trapped” within her own physical and mental boundaries. The use of textures and movement forms the idea of struggle in the […]
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Mixed media, 2022 Thurayya Binte RoslanPunggol Secondary School Using Sims4 as a tool, the artist has brought out a character design in her virtual space into the physical space of the gallery through the means of a hologram projection. As we escape into the virtual land of make believe, the body sits still in the […]
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Pixel Art (Digital), 2022 Tay Li-ChengRaffles Institution During the pandemic lockdowns, time seems to have stood still. Our normal lives are interrupted and suspended in a limbo state. This surreality resembles title scenes from retro video games – the endless looping of activities until someone hits START. The scenarios depict what might seem bewildering and […]
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Papercut installation, 2022 Suvitha Prakass PillayWest Spring Primary School The artwork takes the form of a theatrical book that explores space through 3D illusionism and narrativity using layered stories that create perspective and depth. These stories reflect my life as a new primary school Art Educator. My life had just gotten interesting when I decided […]
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Ceramic, 2022 Sim JiayanMethodist Girls’ School (Primary) My work focuses on qualities of delicacy and attention to detail. It invites viewers to observe more inquisitively and intimately with its unusual scale. Every piece was meticulously thrown on a mini potter’s wheel and they function just as well as their larger counterparts. No two are exactly […]
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Acrylic on canvas, 2022 See Yong XinGuangyang Secondary School Breathing Space is an exploration of progress and what we leave behind in its wake. On one side, we see a brightly-lit stairway flanked by stacks of wrapped plastic chairs. The chairs are predictable and uninventive — there is a clear system of how to place […]
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Interactive Installation, 2022 Quek Jia QiEast Spring Secondary School Stretch is an invitation to contemplate our everyday bandwidth by defamiliarising and extending the everyday rubber band to host a space for connection. The ordinary rubber band is symbolic of the possibilities, boundaries, and limits tested in everyday life. During the pandemic, teachers are amongst essential […]
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Mixed media on fabric, 2022 Nuurulhuda Binte Hasbolah & Sharifah Nurul ZakiahSeng Kang Secondary School, Kranji Secondary School A collaborative collage and exploratory works of two ATM (Artist/Teacher/Mummy) who took the courage to find pockets of time to document and express their emotions and visual voice using colours, textures and layers created by both traditional […]
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Augmented Reality, Mixed Media, 2022 Muhammad Raziz Bin Abdul RazakMeridian Primary School As the world knows, we are pushing the technological envelope and quickly moving into the metaverse. This screams opportunity, as he sees the world – and its virtual counterpart, as his canvas. As an artist who thrives from creating works for the masses […]
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Digital Illustration, Video, 2022 Low Joo HongArts Education Branch The Visitor is a short film inspired by real-life experience. The story begins with a strange-looking figure visiting the protagonist at his home one night. Almost inevitably, the pair forged a cosy yet somewhat uncomfortable relationship; the visitor was always present but quiet and indifferent. The […]
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Acrylic on canvas, 2021 Loh Fah Rong, EsmondBendemeer Secondary School The painting portrays the varied living conditions of individuals and families residing in an imagined apartment building. Inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic, I aim to express how the realities of ‘staying home’ experienced by every person may be vastly different, simultaneously reflecting the unnoticed inequalities […]
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Graphite on paper, 2022 Khor Ting YanZhenghua Primary School Bus rides to and from school have always been moments of respite for me; either the calm before a chaotic day, or the sigh of relief from an exhausting one. My seat on the bus seems like a space of my own, yet it is also […]
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Mixed Media Sculpture and Performance, 2022 Lim Yen Mei AmandaNan Chiau Primary School COVID-19 has affected us and our way of life in many ways. From social distancing to new architectural elements placed in public spaces, our society has adapted and is still in the midst of adapting to this change. To highlight this shift […]
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Acrylic, 2022 Keh Hwee Peng Irisse & Tham Chee YoongHua Yi Secondary School “Moving Bloom” is an attempt to explore space within seemingly hard, translucent acrylic into an animated play of motion, lights and reflection unfolding while it blooms. The interplay of space created within the shapes made it possible for hard forms to be […]
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