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 →
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.
Read more →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
Initially when I saw the work, I was quite amazed by the scale of it. It was like a huge white box Read more →
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 →
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 →
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 →
At Open House Waterloo Exhibition
l(a leaf falls)oneliness, 2017 – By Ila
This work is at the fifth floor of the building. Actually I did not even notice that it is an artwork at first until someone told me to look inside the hole. I really thought its just some ongoing construction stuff as the green metal container Read more →