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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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Chinese Ink & Acrylic on Canvas, 2020 Goh Ying Shi Darwin 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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Mixed Media, 2021 Coelho Sophia & Candice Lee Shi Hua 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 […]
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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 […]
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Digital Print on Paper, 2021 Chew Jia Li Joscelin & Ng Wei-En Serene What keeps an art teacher going? What choices shape our interactions and classroom environment? What are some memories we hold onto in the process of forgetting others? “Cher Go Toilet!” presents an illustrated curation of absurd narratives, poignant moments and tales that […]
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Mixed Media, 2021 Cheak Yen Hui Memories promised by family photographs are characterized by held off closure – happy beginnings, happy middles and no endings to all family stories… The promises point toward the future: what our memories, our stories will be… They will be shared and they will be happy –the tone of seduction […]
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