reblog: Over the Horizon – Wang Ruobing’s art installation of plastic waste from shores of Singapore! (Until 3rd Apr 2016)

The artwork is on show from 4th February to 3rd April 2016 at the Esplanade’s concourse (Singapore 038981). Watch the kinetic plastic-waste waves on the video attached to the original post below, but it’s nothing compared to seeing it right in front of you at almost zero distance.

“The most commonly used everyday material since the beginning of the 20th century, plastic is non-biodegradable and often ends up floating in the oceans for years before breaking down into environmentally-damaging microplastic.” Tsk, tsk.

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Over the Horizon is an installation work by the artist Wang Ruobing using plastic marine debris collected from Singapore shores at at Changi, Pasir Ris Parks, Kranji, Sungei Pandan, Seletar North Link, Lim Chu Kang and Pulau Ubin.

Her artwork can be viewed from 4th February to 3rd April 2016 at the Esplanade concourse. Wach the video here:

About the installation:

“The most commonly used everyday material since the beginning of the 20th century, plastic is non-biodegradable and often ends up floating in the oceans for years before breaking down into environmentally-damaging microplastic.

Over the Horizon is a site-specific installation dealing with plastic pollution. Made from plastic waste collected from Singapore’s coastlines, creating an elevated viewing platform on which audiences can observe kinetic plastic-waste waves, it explores this global issue, highlighting the interdependency of individual activities.

Artist/ curator/ researcher Wang Ruobing’s practice often explores how nature/environment is a source of disjuncture…

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reblog: Setting up OutPost 89: M.E.L.T.ING Project

Still remember Bukit Brown Index by Post-Museum, an artwork of the Unearthed exhibition at Singapore Art Museum in 2014? And now, Bukit Brown Index is on show at Museum Of Contemporary Art, Taipei (MOCA Taipei) (台北當代藝術館) until 28th June 2015. Part of the work is presented differently on window glass panes this time, but the spirit and the meaning of the work remain intact.
Here are some photos of setting up the work in MOCA Taipei. To see images of the completed artwork, click here!

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We were recently in Taiwan forOutPost 89: M.E.L.T.ING Project.

M.E.L.T.ING Projectisa one-year conversation and exhibition project,curated byYves Chun-Ta Chiu. We are showing Bukit Brown Index in theexhibition which is currently taking place in MOCA Taipei (15 May – 28 June). More info on the exhibitionhere.

Here are some images of ussetting up Bukit Brown Index #108.List of Names of the Deceased to be Exhumed to Make Way for the New 8-Lane Road through Bukit Brown and Seh Ong Cemeteries (Unclaimed Tombs as of 1 March 2013):

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We would like to thank 邱俊達, 李若玫, 張瓊如, 林老板, 王雪妮, 張懿, 李國豪, 謝靜榆, 黃任斌, 宋哲瑋, 賴士琦, 陳莉婷 for their support and assistance in making the exhibition possible.

Also, special thanks to 蕭麗虹老師 and 竹圍工作室 for the wonderful stay in Taipei, and congrats again on the 20th anniversary of BCS!

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reblog: Books, Catalogues, Magazines and Other Miscellaneous Items for Sale

The Singapore Contemporary Young Artists are selling some of their books, catalogues, magazines, and miscellaneous items! Look through the lists and you may find gems that you have always been looking for, or interesting surprises! Help spread the words too!

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Over the years, SCYA has amassed a collection of Books, Catalogues, Magazines and Other Miscellaneous Items, both local and international.

We are currently selling these items. Click the links below for more information.

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All prices are final and pick ups can be made at our office. We are located at the Goodman Art Centre.

If you wish to purchase any item, please contact us at

Contact No.: 9868 9485

Email: tamara@contemporaryart.sg

Or drop us a message on our Facebook Page

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reblog: Awaken the Dragon 2014 Exhibition Starts on Sat!

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After the successful firing of the Thow Kwang dragon kiln in November 2014, we are now presenting the fired works in this exhibition together with some info on the project and our process.

Participants, please come to see the exhibition and collect your works there! Remember to bring your dragon number slip along!

Please note that the opening hours for the exhibition is 1-8pm daily but it is possible to visit at another time if you make an appointment with us at least 1 day in advance via email to awakenthedragonkiln at gmail dot com. If you are coming in a group of more than 10 people, please also make an appointment.

The Awaken the Dragon 2014 Exhibition is the inaugural event at a new space called The Agora. The Agora is a gathering place for like-minded individuals who believe in creating spaces for a more open and inclusive Singapore. Founded by…

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