“A momentary place of transit; the Hotel can be seen as an empty shelter. An oxymoron on many levels, this place is ultimately representative of space between boundaries; wakefulness and slumber, working and restful, solitary and inhabited, lust and apathy…” This installation provides an insight into the thoughts and processes behind the creation of Choo’s […]Read more "Accelerated Intimacy"
Mechanical Dance (2018) is a visual behavioural study on a series of small ‘artefacts’.These artefacts are machines made of different everyday objects, powered by an electrical mechanism to create varied movement(s). Thus, each artefact has developed its own distinct ‘behaviour’. Observations of the artefacts’ individualistic ‘behaviours’ were recorded through mark-makings (charcoal, ink, pastel) on paper […]Read more "Mechanical Dance"
What kind of personalities can we observe when we study the space in which people interact with or without facades or boundaries? Do the personalities of the person shine through all the clutter of work and habits? In a bid to answer these questions, Working Spaces presents an imaginary space which we hold close to our […]Read more "Working Spaces"
Experimenting with altering the conditions of developing negatives from analog cameras, Analog (2017) is a depiction of this art-making process. The display aims to provide space for the audience to make a connection to our artmaking process and its outcome without being too literal while engaging them with the vibrant, luminous images that were the […]Read more "Analog"
What are the joys and woes specific to cross-cultural marriages? What goes through the mind of a person who decides to marry someone from a different culture? What keeps these types of marriages together? Find out how the artists, each with their spouses (of a different culture), construct a piece that exemplifies the tango of […]Read more "囍"
Target Setting explores our priorities, hopes, and desires through a child’s act of play. A metaphorical and physical installation that was inspired by simple play objects and its artist’s Southeast Asian Chinese roots, the artwork encased the beauty of ephemeral mark making and data mapping. To view Target Setting, visit us! By: Iris ChiaRead more "Target Setting"
“Having a bad day? You can’t have it worse than this guy.” Featuring the final short of their dream series trilogy, ∞ is a film you do not want to miss. To watch ∞, visit us! By: Ho Zhen Ming, Ong Xi Wei Grace, Lim Ke Wei Matthew, Tan Siang Yu, Xie Shangyi, Hew Soo Hun, Sim Kim HongRead more "∞"
Through Wonders of Her World, the Artist hopes to reactivate some lingering childlike sensibility in the audience as they interact with her illustration pieces to reveal hidden visuals. “For it is through play, that we discover.” Hew Soo Hun, Teacher-artist To view Wonders of Her World, visit us! By: Hew Soo HunRead more "Wonders of Her World"
Artist Blocks attempts to bring the unnoticed visible, attributing value to the ‘debris’ produced by students during their art-making process by casting them into brick-shaped forms which are akin to the notion of Artist’s Block. To view Artists Blocks, visit us! By: Diana Ghazali and Joscelin ChewRead more "Artists Block"
Self-conscious is an attempt at revisiting the recurring theme in the Artist’s practice through explorations of water and ink as a metaphor for letting go. “The most important aspect of the experimentations was to appreciate its outcomes, regardless of the ends.” Dee Chia Yu Teng, Teacher-artist To view Self-conscious, visit us! By: Dee Chia Yu […]Read more "Self-conscious"
In this installation, memories that represent an educator’s journey are encapsulated within each bottle. Every bottle is representative of an individual’s reflections. The uncapped bottles symbolises memories which one hopes to release, while capped bottles symbolises memories that an individual desires to treasure. To view Memories, visit us! By: Angie Dai HuilingRead more "Memories"
In Worn In, the Artists have borrowed the visual language employed by furniture chain IKEA and designed pieces of pseudo furniture. The result is an intriguing space that poses the question of what makes a space one that is truly worn-in, and a space for the living? by Aini Azidah, Megan Miao, Georgiana Phua To view Worn In, visit […]Read more "Worn In"
‘What’s behind?’ She pondered. With eyes fixated at the sight before her, a momentary pause led to a surge of eclectic ideas that flooded her mind. A daunting presence, or a pining heart? An anticipatory future, or a forgotten past… A surprise, a void, or a challenge to deal? A reason to rejoice, or an […]Read more "?|…"
In Awake and Unafraid, the artist allowed herself to be guided by feelings, expression, and intuition (internal mental sense). This free-form triggered a creative process that encouraged the brain to problem-solve. Problem-solving requires imagination, which leads to that moment of inspiration. This creates unusual combinations, a blend of unique and bizarre items, thus conceiving what […]Read more "Awake and Unafraid"
Familial relationships and daily activities are the two strongest driving forces in the artist’s works over the years. She is currently investigating questions such as the reliability of memories, unspoken tensions, grieves and daily failures through making paintings on used fabric, soft sculptures, and ceramics. This childlike approach and ambiguity often mask the heavier themes […]Read more "Untitled (double rainbow)"
This project sets out to document and slow down time. If you are too impatient to see the development, you don’t deserve to see the beauty of the outcome. To view Slowly but Surely, visit us! By: Xie ShangyiRead more "Slowly but Surely"