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"
Photography & AR, 2021 Mo Wang 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 delve […]Read more "更迭 x Voice-less"
Watercolour Paint, 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 […]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"
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 […]Read more "Every School, A ________ 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 Grace Xi Wei Ong, Joanna Ng & Siang Yu Tan 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"
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, […]Read more "坚"
Oil on Canvas, 2021 Fahmy Said The overall concept of the painting illustrates how the Malay language has lost its earlier significance and standing as a unifying force for the country. Seen as a social glue to bring together the diverse people of post-colonial Singapore together, the language was also seen as a way to […]Read more "National Languish Crass"
Hair, 2021 Doreen Sim Ling Yim Hair genetics is often seen as a part of us. Each family has its own uniqueness. Hair has been the crown of our heads and each individual has its own genetic make-up. Using hair to redefine art helps us to be aware of how hair can be recycled, how […]Read more "A Plate of Hair"
Mixed Media, 2021 Candice Lee Shi Hua & Coelho Sophia Often we seek the opinion of others in hope of finding or confirming a similar view or understanding. What we fail to learn are that opinions of others only lead to further bias and we never stay objective. If we are unsure because others have […]Read more "Extrinsic Reflections"
Vinyl Sticker Floor Installation, 2021 Chia Wei Hou In every one of us lies a map—we dream of possessing a perfect map that can mirror the world; a map that charts out every terrain, every detail of the space so that we will not lose our way. Yet, there is no better map than the […]Read more "Cartographer’s Dream"