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 […]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 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 […]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 "C/art/ographer’s Dream"
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 […]Read more "Cher Go Toilet!"
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 […]Read more "Collection of In(significants)"
Acrylic on Canvas, 2021 Aini Azidah … Singlish, is an English-based creole language spoken in Singapore…. The vocabulary of Singlish consists of words originating from English, Malay, Cantonese, Japanese, Hokkien, Teochew, and Tamil. Wikipedia ‘Interment’ explores the fate of some Malay words upon insertion into Singlish, from the perspective of a Malay language speaker. The […]Read more "Interment"