the final video. I’ve decided to use the film “Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind” as the inspiration for the lift sequence to show the fleeting nature of life, and the process of movement and ascension. On top of that, i’ve tried to overlay the lift sequences with another sequence of my bedroom. The second lift sequence was looped to Read more →
With the worries of missing the TIME OF OTHERS exhibition, I went to the Singapore Art Museum on the day it ends, 28th February 2016. I missed the group visit on Monday, but I found visiting the museum alone had its perks. I do like to go in groups, but going solo has the same feeling you get when you Read more →
Title: Endings No Endings
Artist: Ringo Bunoan
Endings was an installation that used pages of book endings with wooden frames. All the frames are displayed on a shelf.
At first glance, it seemed that the stories are connected. I thought there was a hidden message in the pages or a common theme in the story. It’s actually Read more →
Endings & No Endings
Artist: Ringo Bunoan (Born 1974, Manila)
Title: Endings; No Endings
Materials: Wooden Shelves to hold the books, wooden frames and the last page of different novels.
Look: Long, extended, suspended plane of book shelf holding up numerous framed page of different Read more →
Sooo it was quite an eye opener for someone who hasn’t stepped into the museum his entire life.
This is one of the first thing that attracted me.
A travel without Visual Experience: Malaysia
So this installation is from an artist by the name of Pak Sheung Chuen, titled A travel without Visual Experience in Malaysia.
The materials Read more →
Kiri Dalena 2008 Video projection on desk
I was drawn from the passageway towards the dimly lit table that had images projected upon it. The initial thought was that this may be an installation that is related to education/ educational institutions, perhaps a look into past educational systems. However, upon closer inspection of the images, it dawned upon me Read more →
“Calendars” is done during 2004 to 2010 and contains 1001 offset prints with matte lamination. Each print is 30cm x 30cm and represents a page of calendar with a photograph. All pages spread out according to the year and date on 3 walls.Artist: Heman Chong
Heman Chong (b. 1977, Muar) is an artist, curator, Read more →
Embarrassingly, I didn’t actually realise the installation was an installation at first. Walking into the room, I had initially assumed that the column of books was just a plain simple wood pillar. Upon closer inspection, the seemingly wooden pillar was actually constructed out of tightly compacted, yellowing books, their spines pushed against the wall to hide the titles. Read more →
残响世界(realm of reverberations) by Chen Chieh-Jen, 2014, Video installation with four blue-ray films and documentation, 23:56, 26:07, 23:33 and 26:56 mins
One of the works I would love to talk about in the “Time of Others” is 残响世界 (realm of reverberations) by Chen Chieh-Jen. I particularly enjoyed this work by this energetic artist whose artistic practice has been much centered around the Read more →
Here’s a review about two of the installation in the exhibition 5 Stars: Art Reflects on Peace, Justice, Equality, Democracy and Progress in the Singapore Art Museum (SAM).
Raising Spirits and Restoring Souls (2015) by Zulkifle Mahmod 64-channel midi controller, solenoids, e-bows, amplifiers, piano/bass/guitar strings, copper pipes, midi player and others Dimensions variable Collection of the Artist, Singapore Art Museum commission
(Photo credit: Zulkifle Mahmod)
This Read more →