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To Biennale or Not To Biennale (Part I)

By Sunitha Janamohanan (2900 words, eight-minute read)   This is the first of a two-part essay on origins and rise of  biennales within the context of Malaysia’s aspirations for a world-class international visual art mega-exhibition. Read Part II here.  Part…

Zoned Out at the Singapore Biennale 2016

By Jay Mar Albaos, Antonín Brinda, Petros Konnaris, Ray Langenbach, Jamie MacDonald, Harriet Rabe, Jolijn de Wolf (4350 words, 40-minute read)    Institution ° Preparations are ongoing. An assistant paints the white wall a bit whiter. Spelling mistakes in the text on…

Podcast 10: HATCH 2017 and Release 6.0

Duration: 27 minutes Dance educator and writer Stephanie Burridge joins Matt Lyon in discussing Dance Nucleus‘ HATCH, a showcase of works-in-progress by the company’s artists-in-residence: Felicia Lim, Wayne Ong & Leia Ang and Yarra Ileto as well as Maya Dance…

Art that Moves: Time and Tuition

By Lee Weng Choy (1114 words, 10 minute read) This essay is the first in a new series where artists and writers reflect on artworks that were personally important to them. Syria, climate change, Brexit, Trump, the loss of beloved…

9 – 15 January 2017: Singapore

Datang Untuk Kembali (Arriving to Return), 13 Jan, 6:30 PM The performance starts at The Exhibition Hall, Block 43 Malan Road. Part of CITIES FOR PEOPLE NTU CCA Ideas Fest 2016-2017, it is a collaboration between artist duo indieguerillas, fashion…

9 – 22 Jan 2017: Indonesia

Meta’s Top Picks in Bali, Bandung, Yogyakarta, and Jakarta from 9 – 22 January   BALI   Way Up Project, 8 January – 11 February 2017, Cata Odata, Bali Cata Odata’s Street Art Collaboration continues with an exhibition featuring 20…