2014, Mixed media photography, 594 x 420 mm, Series of 5 By ZAKI ZULFAKAR NOORDIN, Si Ling Secondary School, Lead Teacher, Visual Arts When we are uneasy, we clasp our hands together naturally, until the challenging time has passed. Our hands are twins of each other and so they will band together to support each other in times of need. This is also true whenever […]Read more "Healing Touch (2014)"
2014, Table, chair, dress, various objects, Dimensions Variable By WOON SHER LIN SHERALYN, First Toa Payoh Secondary, Art Teacher This nascent work examines my own heritage from both a personal and an artistic perspective. It questions the image of the Peranakan culture, as it is portrayed in a commercialised format for the consumption of mass tourism. It also aims at probing the […]Read more "A-typical (2014)"
2010-2013, Pen and ink on paper, 42 x 30 cm, Series of 3 By WANG MO, Bedok Green Secondary School, Art Teacher I am interested in the same subject matter of the female. My ambition in discovering the female persona was matched by a critical anxiety that encouraged me to think deeper about my practice throughout the years of art making. In this series of […]Read more "SHEs (2010-2013)"
2014, Video, 16:9 By WAHEEDAH BINTE MUHAMMAD KHALIQ, Holy Innocents’ High School, Art Teacher Eyes is an optical illusion that offers the viewer the opportunity to seesomething ordinary through a different perspective, giving the possibility of a whole new experience. Viewers will be drawn towards the centre of the jewel that was used as hyphen between the subject and the lens. Lights and reflections together with sound create a gateway into a new realm that allows viewers to relate to […]Read more "Eyes (2014)"
2014, Stoneware, Variable By TAY LI-CHENG, First Toa Payoh Secondary School, Art Teacher Teachers are vessels of information, but there is much more in the pot than meets the eye. The vessels appear to be containers, but there is hardly space for anything more when the viewer lifts the lid. We tend to be so full: of our students, of our work and of […]Read more "“I am full,” said the vessel. (2014)"
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)"