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Art for the people?

Shiauyu

Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 - 03:55:11 am

@ something fishy

Idealistically speaking, exhibition such as this one at the water loo aims to reach out to the public, to democratise art, which sounds all very noble and nice, but in this case does it really work?

To make it effective in reaching out to the new group of audience, you can’t just throw the art work Read more →

Categories: Exhibition Visits
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class funtimes @ the waterloo exhibitions

Adithi

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 - 11:50:37 am

@ there was an attempt

As painful as it was to climb up and down stairs, the concept of using a regular HDB as an art gallery was pretty cool and the first time I was seeing this kind of thing. I liked quite a few exhibits but I’d say my favourites were Wan Xiang’s and Ila’s.

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Categories: Exhibition Visits
Tags: YEAR 1
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Art Adventures! @ Open House Waterloo

Claudia Tan

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 - 10:29:06 am

@ space plus one

Hi hi, we went for a class trip and it was great!

This was an art exhibition project put up by Noise Singapore is youth art platform. For this exhibition, they got local artists to explore everyday unused places of Singapore and creating installation works in the spaces that they found in the choice of venue. For this open house, it Read more →

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Foundation 4D II | Exhibition Review

Trey Seah

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 - 12:30:14 am

@ I LIKE ORANGE

Open House Waterloo Exhibition: The Screen To The Outside

Artist: Lee Chuan Medium: Projector, Web Application, Projection Firm and Optical Lenses

The work was housed in a small room like many other works in the building. What drew me to it, however, was that the room was completely covered up with only one light source into the room. Facing the wall with Read more →

Categories: Exhibition Visits
Tags: 4D
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28: finally facing my Waterloo

Xuanfei

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 - 04:33:49 am

@ It's hard to explain.

The title references this Abba song. I thought it was appropriate. 

Take Shelter 2017 Lee Wan Xiang Found objects, cardboard, fabric, mixed media, old photographs, scrawls, childish doodles, sketches, hanging bedsheets, old CDs, clothing, news clippings, the motif of ‘Home’

I spent the most time here, and so did many of my peers. That has to mean something. This place envelops you in Read more →

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Exhibition Visit

Namita

Thursday, Feb 09, 2017 - 06:11:13 pm

@ NAMXTA

Out of the many artworks we saw during our visit to the open house exhibition and esplanade, the to that fascinated me the most and got me thinking were “My account of being nowhere” and “Transit”

My Account of being nowhere 

Artist: Tan Lao Yi

Medium used: Fishing nets, White glue, Found materials.

Preliminary read: The artwork caught my attention just like the fish and Read more →

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Exhibition Visit

Ling Ern

Tuesday, Feb 07, 2017 - 12:58:40 pm

@ Stop Thinking And Just Let Things Happen

No Room to Enter by Kathryn Kng

Description of the Work: Large white plastics sheets were used and hung downwards from the Esplanade Concourse’s ceiling. They looked like individual panels slicing through the space.

        

Preliminary Read:

Initially when I saw the work, I was quite amazed by the scale of it. It was like a huge white box Read more →

Categories: Exhibition Visits
Good reflection. Do continue to take time to go out, explore and enrich yourself!

4D II: Waterloo & Esplanade

Sammi Neo

Sunday, Feb 05, 2017 - 01:26:48 am

@ luciterain

Take Shelter, 2017 by Lee Wan Xiang

Take Shelter is one of the few artworks in Waterloo that I am captivated by. The photographs, CDs, drawings and cardboards lying around each has a story to tell; they were also something once “valuable” to their owner. Yet, being placed in such a manner (scattered) people tend to conclude them as “lapsup (rubbish)”. What Read more →

Categories: Exhibition Visits
Good reflection! Keep putting yourself out there and explore!

Review Post: New and emerging form of art

Lydia Lui

Saturday, Feb 04, 2017 - 10:39:37 pm

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The following two art pieces from Waterloo centre caught my attention.

Artist: Fajrina Razak

Title: Jalan Nan Juah (Far Distant), 2017

Medium: Batik painting on cotton, bamboo poles

“This artwork comprises 9 sets of contemporary batik paintings infused with tradition textile motifs. The imagery is inspired by Banyumas, a regency in Central Java, where the artist’s ancestors originate. The artist invites viewers to pass Read more →

Categories: Exhibition Visits
Good reflection. I think it is intersting how the artist manipulated flimsy plastic bags to make the look like solid too.

4D II | Open House! Waterloo & Esplanade

Rochele Lim

Saturday, Feb 04, 2017 - 12:23:23 am

@ ROCHELE YSABEL

Name of Artist: Chen Wei

Title of Artwork: In the Waves

Medium: Inkjet Print

This photograph attracts me the most due to its cinematic vibe, emphasising on lights and dark cool tones. When I first looked at the print, it expresses a sense of loneliness such that a person can be so invisible Read more →

Categories: Exhibition Visits
Good reflection! Do continue to venture out and explore to enrich yourself.