In this third edition of this series, Nabilah Said leads a tour of our special exhibition Latiff Mohidin: Pago Pago that interweaves her reflections on the artworks with musings on her life and practice as a writer. Art + Live | An Ekphrastic Series invites Singapore’s leading writers, poets and playwrights to respond to our […]

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Learn more about the life of Georgette Chen as a teacher at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts over a span of 27 years, educating and influencing a whole generation of artists. Visit #SmallBigDreamersAtHome at http://www.smallbigdreamers.com to find out more! source

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What are the connections between art and architecture? How did art and architecture intersect in post-independence Southeast Asia when the region was rapidly modernising? Do these connections endure today, and how have they evolved? In this keynote lecture, entitled “The Sense of Art & Design”, Datuk Seri Lim combines reminiscence and wit to provide an […]

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Sutured together from sinews of video recorded and performed by Jimmy Ong during and after Singapore’s partial lockdown, Uncursing Cotton features the artist’s hands dissecting a headless, legless, soft sculpture effigy of Thomas Stamford Raffles. Here, this act of mutilation is part of an extended preparation process, with Raffles’ skin to be flayed, limed, fleshed, […]

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We are living in difficult and unprecedented times as the world battles COVID-19 and a host of other crises. The mini-series Hope in Times of Crisis presents different stories of how hope can be found in our National Collection, providing a glimpse into what art has to offer humanity even in our darkest hours. Does […]

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This edition of Art + Live | Resonates With features Ng Chor Guan. Renowned Malaysian composer and musician Ng Chor Guan performs a specially curated repertoire of classical and self-composed pieces inspired by the works of Latiff Mohidin. Playing on the theremin, Chor Guan uses the ethereal sound of this electronic musical instrument to reflect […]

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We are living in difficult and unprecedented times as the world battles COVID-19 and a host of other crises. The mini-series Hope in Times of Crisis presents different stories of how hope can be found in our National Collection, providing a glimpse into what art has to offer humanity even in our darkest hours. How […]

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Painting with Light is National Gallery Singapore’s annual film festival dedicated to films that explore artistic practices, art institutions, and moments in art history that resonate in the present. This year, the festival returns online with its Southeast Asian Shorts section, featuring stories that reframe the notion of home. In this anthology of short films, […]

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We are living in difficult and unprecedented times as the world battles COVID-19 and a host of other crises. The mini-series Hope in Times of Crisis presents different stories of how hope can be found in our National Collection, providing a glimpse into what art has to offer humanity even in our darkest hours. What […]

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‘An Exercise of Meaning in a Glitch Season’ and ‘Time Passes’ – two exhibitions organised by National Gallery Singapore and Singapore Art Museum respectively. The exhibitions are part of ‘Proposals for Novel Ways of Being’, an unprecedented response by Singapore’s visual arts community to the global pandemic and its impact on our community. Together, the […]

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