Mixed Media, 2021 Srividya Nair The artwork is inspired by humanity’s desire to fight and depart from this current pandemic situation which reflects where we want to go from here. The work consists of drawings using the cross-hatching art technique representing the many ‘X’ that is marked and forms the imagery of prominent representations of […]Read more "Enroute to Waterlilies"
Colour Pencil & Thread, 2021 Low Sok Hui I write, erase, rewrite Erase again, and then A poppy blooms. “A Poppy Blooms” by Katsushika Hokusai Akin to the above haiku, everyday living and encounters are transient. We are on a constant search to find meaning, to communicate and to understand intentions. What is real versus […]Read more "Between the Lines"
Colour pencil & Watercolour, 2021 Sheena Mei Hui Seng Wander X Wonder began as an advice Sheena received before venturing on her journey to the Netherlands to complete her Masters. Her work charts her journey contemplating questions about her role as an educator in the last decade. Framed through nine squares, these questions show her […]Read more "Wander x Wonder"
Mixed Media, 2020 Salim bin Hassan Basalamah & Muhammad Ashraf Bin Mohd Salleh Tick-Tag-Tow is a new twist to the legendary Tic-Tac-Toe. In this interactive installation, two players will engage using the throw of a dice to influence their decision making. Players act based on the term displayed on the dice. To win, the player […]Read more "Tick-Tag-Tow"
Video Installation, 2021 Ryan Goh Advertisements in our public spaces present images that seep into our daily unconscious consumption. They arrest our visual attention in order to mediate our thoughts, ideas, feelings, and desires. The uncommon empty, degenerate, or dysfunctional billboard therefore teases a contemplative irony – it simultaneously shirks its usual visual authority, while […]Read more "Placeholder"
Mixed Media Installation, 2021 Nurulhuda Binte Mustafa A group of 50 students were asked to share what makes them different. They could write, create or donate a personal object that responded to the question or choose not to respond. The question was borne out of a desire to understand how we are more different than […]Read more "If I Told You the Truth, Would it Make a Difference?"
Mixed Media, 2021 Nurul I’zzah Binte Basiron Stamina, is what keeps us going for the long run. Teachers demonstrate stamina to teach, to nurture and to grow as an educator. What are the qualities to supplement our stamina in our journey as an educator? What does it take to keep us going? Each IV drip […]Read more "Stamina"
Art Card, Pvc Sheet & Coloured Transparencies, 2021 Mohamad Zulkarnaen Bin Selamat At a glance, one would be able to see a suspended sculpture made up of four different forms with multi-colored light passing through the negative space. Depending on the viewer, either the light or the suspended sculpture would garner attention first. The various […]Read more "Living Through"
Digital Print & AR, 2021 Wang Mo He really had been through death, but he had returned because he could not bear the solitude. Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude 2020 was a year marked by challenges and pain across the world. On a personal level, it was a year that forced me to […]Read more "更迭 x Voice-less"
Watercolour, 2021 Martina Ismail … is the weight of other people’s opinions. This X-piece series speaks of the emotional burden mothers carry. Apart from the significant physical aspects of weight, the more worrying one is within her. It all started upon my return from maternity to work in 2020. I felt lost and I can’t […]Read more "The Best Weight You’ll Ever Lose"
Mixed Media, 2021 Sim Kim Hong A receptacle with various points of entry, ‘Conundrum’ is an interactive sculpture that underscores the ambivalence, constraint, self-doubt and passing of time in decision making. This singular yet faceted entity offers sensory experiences to viewers, presenting to them the conflicting nature of the deliberative process, through dichotomies between concealment […]Read more "Conundrum"
Digital Video & Digital Print, 2021 Jerrold Chong 338 primary and secondary schools arranged into a playful dance of shapes and forms. Schools are often experienced at eye level, but when viewed from above, these shapes become abstract, maybe even unrecognizable repositories of opportunities and dreams. A geographical and ethnographic investigation of these spaces that […]Read more "Every School"
Rubber Bands & Fishing Sinkers, 2020 Iznur Shahidah Binte Ishak My concept is based on the desire that we are journeying towards. Inspired by the idea of a safety net; having that sense of security and stability. With change being the only constant in life, one has to have grit and be able to bounce back like a rubber […]Read more "Crossing"
Textile & Yarn, 2021 Lai Hang Chi 休息是為了走更長遠的路 (translation: Resting allows us to journey further) Little nap documents an inspiring self-care journey that the artist embarked on. It consists of a series of mini pillows that were inspired by natural scenery in Singapore. As an educator and a young mother, she is busy both at […]Read more "Little Nap"
Stoneware, Glazes, Slips, Oxides, Rattan skin & Twig, 2020 Hairol Bin Mohamed Hossain The inspiration for this art piece came from the Bahasa Indonesian word ‘Tegar’ which means rigid and unyielding. For this creation, I am pushing the boundaries of rigidity and unyieldingness by creating textures, cracks and dents during the most malleable state of […]Read more "Tegar"
Digital Film, 2021 Xi Wei Ong Grace, Joanna Ng & Tan Siang Yu Armed with a new-found decluttering app, a wife gleefully removes things from her house, much to the chagrin of her husband. “Delete” explores one’s relationship with material things and people. The ubiquitous backdrop of life has always been a key feature and […]Read more "Delete"