2013, Leaves, branches, 52 x 52 cm, Series of 3 By TAN WEN CHUAN, Compassvale Secondary School, Art Teacher Leaves and remains are words with double meaning. This work uses remains of leaves as raw material and explores what leaves and what remains after the many years of rote learning. While we may seem to emerge at the other end as highly valuable individuals, […]Read more "Leaves.Remains (2013)"
2014, Mixed medium, 20 x 20 x 20 cm By TAN KAH KEONG, Bukit Panjang Primary School, Art Teacher The spiral is one of several interesting shapes commonly found in nature. Since ancient times, spira mirabilis (or marvellous spirals) have been a fascinating topic for mankind. In fact, the first symbols drawn on the planet were spirals thought to represent the sun and […]Read more "logARiThm (2014)"
Desert Song, 2009, Watercolours on paper, 50 x 70 cm (framed) Desert Inspiration, 2009, Watercolours on paper, 50 x 70 cm (framed) By TAN HWEE PHENG, CHARLOTTE, CHIJ Secondary School, Senior Teacher These works are from my series Erosion of Memories, inspired from my own personal experience in the Australian desert in Fowler’s Gap, Broken Hill in New South Wales. The fragile beauty […]Read more "Desert Song (2009) / Desert Inspiration (2009)"
by Daniela Beltrani “In all of humankind’s ‘forms of consciousness’, only the arts are international and borderless. They are an expression of a common human spirit. Hence, it is only when the nationalities of the world unite through art that war can be completely eradicated. […] Hence, we should actively study and promote artistic culture.” Liu Kang In-visible For […]Read more "Curatorial Essay"
Adzmey Bin Asmom Self-portraits (2014) Amy Hart Interstitial S(paces) (2014) Ching Yuk Ling Dynamic (2014) Chong Kui Cheong Gabriel Free flow (2013) Chow Shu Jun Michelle 看 · 人生 (Ginseng) (2014) Chua Weiqiang Vanishing Tiger (2014) Dorathy Lye Interstitial S(paces) (2014) A Break Between Two Recesses (2014) / Set Adrift (2014) Foo Chang Yong John Passageway (2014) […]Read more "The Artists (2014)"
Making: Art Lesson Ideas (2014) The lesson ideas presented here invites art educators to extend their engagement with contemporary art—be it making or viewing—back into the art classroom. This handout builds on the momentum and interests with the last edition, Making: Art Lesson Ideas, (2013) and features new examples in the form of guiding questions and art tasks. With these […]Read more "Lesson Ideas"
2013, Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 50 cm By SUHAIMI BIN SUKIYAR, Assumption Pathway School, Head of Department The thermos flask was a common sight in the kitchen in the 50s until the 70s.It was an everyday object. Choosing this as my main subject, I decided to add a contemporary twist to it by using vibrant colours and oriental motifs. Incidentally, it is also my response to an […]Read more "Three Thermos Flasks (2013)"
2014, Video, 4:3 By SOPHIA NATASHA WEI JUNHAO, MOE SDCD/ Arts Education Branch, Art Education Officer In collaboration with former student MABEL SIM JIA HUI The artists are Natasha, former art teacher, who grew in relationship with Mabel by being privy to her family situation; and Mabel Sim, former PJC student, MOE teaching scholar and current ADM student, inspired to teach. We […]Read more "Loss/t (2014)"
2014, Markers on acrylic sheet and LED lights, 21 x 29.7 x 8 cm, Series of 3 By SITI NURHIZAH BTE MOHAMED HASSAN, Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School, Art Teacher I was inspired by chancing how cars within the staff parking lot seem to have a dynamic relationship. This extended into how the cars seemingly become the social conversations to one […]Read more "A-lone-ly bond (2014)"
2014, Writing materials on paper, Dimensions variable By 日 I don’t know how (dash) to draw is a community project initiated by the duo 日 (pronounced as air-ferl). Departing from one of the most common comments made when speaking about art to both children and adults, this project hopes to showcase drawings made by fans of this statement. 日is inviting both participants […]Read more "I don’t know how (dash) to draw (2014)"
2014, Wire mesh, threads, wood, cloth, 120 x 50 x 50 cm By NURUL I’ZZAH BTE BASIRON, Cedar Girls’ Secondary School, Art Teacher XIE SHANGYI, Nanyang Girls’ High School, Art Teacher Playing with the idea of the butterfly effect, where the flap of a butterfly’s wings is capable of setting off a tornado in another part of […]Read more "The Butterfly Effect (2014)"
2013-2014, Digital Print, 250 x 300 cm By NORLITA MARSUKI, Orchid Park Secondary School, Subject Head, Aesthetics In search of the green city in me focuses on how I must make the effort to put aside quality time to activate my senses to really see, enjoy, experience what the beautiful and colourful physical world can offer me. […]Read more "In search of the green-city in me (2013-2014)"
2014, Photography Installation, 90 x 120 cm (on wall), Dimensions variable (on floor) By NOOR RAHMAN SAINI, Pasir Ris Secondary School, Art Teacher I wanted to learn about my facial expressions. I wanted to learn how theywork and how comfortable it is sharing my secrets to the camera for others to see, to scrutinize, to judge. Am I […]Read more "Self-Portrait (De-faced Series) (2014)"
Upper Image: Landscape 1, 2013, Colour on Aluminium, 90 x 5 cm Lower Image: Landscape 2, 2013, Colour on Acrylic, 40 x 5 cm By NG KUAN SHIN, CHIJ Katong Convent (Secondary), Art Teacher Personal drawings and sketches are rearranged by digitizing and re-tracing the hand-made processes into unusual personalised symbols. These symbols are drawn from […]Read more "Landscape Series (2013)"
2013, Digital Print, 841 x 594 mm, Series of 3 By MUHAMMAD RAZALI BIN PUASA, CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School (Secondary), Art Teacher Dark, dingy and dripping with unseen dangers, derelict buildings form the alley. It offers a quick connection, but often accompanied with the smell of stale urine, the sight of garbage and the fear of uncertainty, which oftenprompt its user to forget its […]Read more "The Forgotten Alley (2013)"
2014, Acrylic on Canvas, 35 x 45 cm By LOW SOK HUI, Hwa Chong Institution, Subject Head, Art Past Present subverts the idea of acrylic on canvas. Made of dried paint peeled off discarded palettes, this work continues working with the medium of acrylic, albeit in a different manner. Each piece of dried paint takes on […]Read more "Past Present (2014)"