If I told you the truth, would it make a difference?

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 […]

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Conundrum

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 […]

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Every School, A ________ School

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 mark […]

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Tegar

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 […]

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Chinese Ink & Acrylic, 2020 Darwin Goh 坚 is the Chinese character for the quality of strength. Often used in tandem with other characters of synonymous quality, it reflects a positive, strong and resolute spirit.   The primary pictorial content is rendered in Chinese ink, displaying lines of various qualities that can be suggestive of lithification, […]

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