Exhib & Auction! 80by80

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Axis / by Ian Woo
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Christmas Tree 2008 by Deanna Ng
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Guardian Angel by Lim Soo Ngee
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Let me take care of you by Susie Wong

(from the press release)

A group exhibition featuring the works of 38 Singapore artists who have journeyed with the centre over the last 15 years. The artists were invited to each create a unique piece of work measuring 80cm x 80cm.

For the first time, all the works exhibited will be up for public auction from 19 October to 19 November 2017. Your support for 80by80 will benefit Esplanade’s free programmes, including its visual arts exhibitions, and go a long way towards Esplanade’s efforts to do even more for our artists and audiences.

To view the works in detail and participate in the auction, visit www.esplanade.com/80by80 from 19 Oct onwards.

List of participating artists:
Ahmad Abu Bakar, Angie Seah, April Ng, Ashley Yeo, Ben Puah, Chen Sai Hua Kuan, Chiew Sien Kuan, Christine Lim, Chua Boon Kee, Chua Chye Teck, Deanna Ng, Delia Prvacki, Ernest Chan, Ian Woo, Jeremy Hiah, Justin Lee, Mrydette, Lim Soo Ngee, Lina Adam, Miguel Chew, Milenko Prvacki, Oh Chai Hoo, Quek Kiat Sing, Raymond Yap, Speak Cryptic, Susie Wong, Tang Ling Nah, Tay Bak Chiang, Tay Bee Aye, Tay Questal, Teo Huey Ling, Victor Tan, Vincent Leow, Wang Ruobing, Yeo Chee Kiong, Yeo Shih Yun, Yong Kah Kin and Zai Kuning (Singapore)

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Get Ready for Cartoons Underground 2017

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(from the press release)

Now in its sixth year, Cartoons Underground is marking Singapore’s importance in the animation world with the launch of the Golden Durian awards; for best film, best director, and the ‘People’s Choice’ for the best film from Singapore.

Film makers from more than 50 countries vied to be included in this year’s Cartoons Underground programme, submitting more than 400 films. 13 awesome films will be shown in two jam-packed programs curated by Tan Wei Keong and Jerrold Chong.

poles apart

Poles Apart, which is receiving its Asian Premier at CU, is produced by Singaporean Low Ser En and directed by Paloma Baeza, who are both graduates of the United Kingdom’s National Film and Television School (NFTS). An unlikely meeting of a polar bear and a grizzly bear, this short film won the McLaren Award for Best British Animation at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

B5 My World

Still from My World by Miyako Makio

Animation from Singapore includes Javad Khajavi’s The Third Script, a graduate film from the School of Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University, and Miyako Makio‘s  My World from LASALLE College of The Arts. Javad’s film was also selected for the Ottawa International Animation Festival this year.

The festival is happening on the 21st of October at Kult Kafe. During the festival, the public will be able to meet the directors and vote for their favourite Singaporean film. Get your tickets here. Admission is by donation.

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Spotted! Harng Foong

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The Ubin Sighting (Sculpture)

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Atopos (Performance Art and Installation Art)

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The Two Bags (Performance Art)

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Sticker Spam (Visual Art)

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Costume Design for JAWN’s Fade to Black MV

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Costume Design for Charlie Lim’s Light Breaks In MV

Harng Foong graduated from the School of Art, Design and Media (NTU) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication in 2014. He believes designed experiences through visual art and design, are the way to go. His work is a riot of patterns, prints, textiles, installation and production design, and experimental interactions are his way to integrate the audience into his work.

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Spotted! PICTOGLAZE

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F1 Singapore Grand Prix 2017 Car

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Nicholas Poon and MeeChain are the founding members of PICTOGLAZE who launched their design studio in 2016. The duo’s work moves across realism to abstract elements in 3D illustration and motion.

“We believe in delivering clear message to our audiences via understanding the sheer importance of design and function as well as identity. Since start up, we’ve worked together for multiple design studios which have high profile clients and agencies such as NatGeo, Fox Sports, Star Sports, ESPN, AXN, IBM, DDB, Ogilvy, Starhub, and others. Our works have been featured in HOW International Design 2017, Behance, and in the upcoming GIFFEST Singapore. We’ve also recently collaborated with Black Mongrels on designing the 10th Anniversary commemorative F1 Car for Singapore Grand Prix 2017.”

 

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Exhib! Somewhere Between Here and Nowhere

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(from the press release)

Somewhere Between Here and Nowhere is a paper installation featuring a series of linocut prints juxtaposing popular culture icons. It is Lee Rui Xiang’s commentary on contemporary humanity with spirit and savage humour.

Lee obtained his Diploma in Fine Art from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 2012. He has showcased his works in numerous group exhibitions since graduating, and has participated in the 1st Macao Printmaking Triennial in 2012. His works are found in the collections of local and international collectors as well as the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.

18 October until 2 January 2018 at the Esplanade Community Wall, Level 3.

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