Feel free to leave your answers in the comments below, or on the STAR Facebook page. Check back on 1 March 2019 to have some sneak peeks at the works of aedge 2019’s teacher-artists!Read more "MOMENT"
“The fascinating thing about both HCI’s high school and college fine art studios is that their layouts are exact reflections of each other.” Transiting from Junior College to High School in Hwa Chong Institution, the College studio became increasingly unfamiliar to Ong Xi Wei Grace over the course of 2018. Simultaneously, as she began spending […]Read more "|reflect"
There are two distinct words for time in Greek: kairos and chronos. Kairos refers to a subjective time that is made sense of by the individual, whereas chronos refers to an objective time measured in hours, minutes and seconds. As we become better at counting minutes (through increasingly accurate clocks) are we getting better at […]Read more "Time — Timing"
There are many types of spaces in this world: physical, virtual, and perhaps even dimensional. However, all shapes and sizes do not matter except the ones which are dear to us. Spaces which make us real, spaces which inspire us, spaces which lift us up. In Home, The Neo Generation wants to present their personal […]Read more "Home"
In A Long Shot, Lim Mui Hoon Amanda explores the concept of waiting. Waiting — waiting for raw food to be cooked, for clothes to be washed, for her body to travel from one place to another. As a test of Lim’s patience and endurance, she decided to use a long shot to capture this mundane […]Read more "A Long Shot"
Time and tide wait for no one. As time passes, moments are gone forever. Past. If you were not present, you will not be able to relive that exact moment in time. This collaborative performative art piece will build upon and across moments in time, driven by both the collective’s intentional choices and unintentional coincidences. […]Read more "The im|perfect misadventure"
A place is just a place, but we ascribe different, often opposing meanings to it. Lim Jia Ning Michelle wants to express the tensions that occur between place and person that tend to exist in our minds, when we find ourselves inhabiting a place that we may or may not want to be in. Perhaps […]Read more "Untitled (Anywhere / Nowhere Else But Here)"
Students are required to ‘bun up’ their hair whenever they enter any special rooms especially the Art Studios. Inspired by the way the students personalise this ‘hair bun’ and how they interpret this guideline, Buns & Tables explores the relationships of how students ‘bun up’ their hair in accordance with their personalities. by Muhammad Nasiruddin Bin Abdul Razak […]Read more "Buns & Tables"
Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual. ― Arthur Koestler Click here to sign up for the Visual Journaling Sharing Session. Click here to sign up for the Experimental Techniques in Watercolour Portraits workshop. Click here to sign up for the Panel Discussion […]Read more "Fringe Activities Signups"
Feel free to leave your answers in the comments below, or on the STAR Facebook page. Check back on 21 February 2019 to have some sneak peeks at the works of aedge 2019’s teacher-artists!Read more "MINUTE"
Chances deals with Ng Siew Kuan’s contemplation of the falling leaves that she encountered on her evening walks along Jalan Pelikat Park Connector. Its premise is based on the game of chance. In making the prints, Ng was not too bogged down with making accurate registration or inking, choosing instead to accept any imperfections. Ng believes […]Read more "Chances"
entropy, reimagined explores the unexpected visual outcomes of using organic substrates with paints. The key focus is to explore the breaking down of the banana leaf and the image on it, recording physical changes over time. Time plays an important role in this body of work as organic materials go through discolouration and shrinkage during […]Read more "entropy, reimagined"
Nature’s prints is about preserving nature. While Fan Yumei, Yvonne was attending her school’s staff retreat last December, the topics of discussion revolved around the Fourth Industrial Revolution where rapid technological advancements is changing the way students learn. With the focus on smart technology, they may not appreciate the nature around them. Hence, Fan’s journey […]Read more "Nature’s prints"
Civilisations takes inspiration from the boisterous spontaneity and riotous energy of Tham Yoke Teng’s students outside of the classroom. This reminds her that it is what she should aim to preserve and develop in her classroom through student-centric pedagogy. In this work, Tham depicts the larger landscape of simultaneous connection and disconnection in a whimsical […]Read more "Civilisations"
We have occasions where we want to remove a label from an object. The action of peeling something off requires intense concentration and might. Peel is about recovery and reconciliation with things we have done in the past and the wish to remove the marks left behind. by Angie Dai Huiling To see Dai’s final piece, come […]Read more "Peel"
When Goh Yu Jie became a mother, she realised she had too many roles but too little time. She was torn between being a mother, teacher, wife and artist, but learnt to compartmentalise, focusing on one role for each moment of the day. A Human’s Anatomy echoes the many duties Goh has. Each canvas holds […]Read more "A Human’s Anatomy"