Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020

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Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020 as leading local and world-renowned arts practitioners, including boundary-pushing arts groups and emerging artists, showcase their works across different media, making the city a key meeting point in Southeast Asia for contemporary visual arts. Participating for the second time, the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre is set to bring participants on an art appreciation journey within the centre and around the Central Business District, even into the corporate spaces of CapitaLand and Facebook Singapore. Please find the list of programmes by the Cultural Centre and part of SAW 2020 below for your reference:

 

Singapore Art Week 2020 – CBD Arts Trail

14, 16, 21 & 23 Jan 2020

6.30pm – 8.30pm (English Guided Tour)

7.00pm – 9.00pm (Chinese Guided Tour)

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Lobby, Level 1

Registration is required at https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cbd0120

Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
Be amazed by the art gems that are hidden in the CBD! Join our CBD Arts Trail and get the exclusive chance to view artworks displayed at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, CapitaLand’s office at Capital Tower and Facebook Singapore office. 

 

Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
Singapore Art Week 2020 – Sculpture Walk@SCCC
18 & 19 January 2020
10am – 10.45am
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Lobby, Level 1
Registration is required at 
https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/sculpture0120
 
Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
Join our local sculptors from Sculpture Society Singapore Yeo Chee Kiong, Chua Boon Kee, Chang Wei, Lim Soo Ngee and Sun Yu Li, on a walk around their works displayed at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Hear from them first-hand on the inspirations behind their creations.

 

Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
Singapore Arts Week 2020 – ”The Journey of Minds: Chinese Modernity and Chinese Ink-Painting in Singapore” – Talk by Dr. Woo Fook Wah
18 January 2020
10am – 11am
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Zhong Sheng Jian Recital Studio, Level 6
Registration is required at 
https://www.sistic.com.sg/events/journey0120
 
Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
“The Journey of Minds: Chinese Modernity and Chinese Ink-Painting in Singapore” traces the journey of modern visual arts in Singapore. After the fall of the Qing dynasty, the need for renewal had triggered many Chinese scholars including artists to travel abroad in search for modernity that could be appropriate for the, then newly liberated China. Singapore, being a popular transit point and having a large Chinese migrant population, benefited from the knowledge that the artists had acquired.
Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
The art scene in Singapore was vibrant even before the second world war. After the War, the art practice in Singapore was further developed. We have new migrant artists from China that had made Singapore their homes and they were enthusiastically sharing their knowledge while they explored their new surroundings, which they called Nanyang.
 
Art Takes Over the city for Singapore Art Week 2020
As time passes, Singapore began to take a journey of its own as artists began to further develop the ideas that this unique city-state offered with its multi-racial and multi-cultural outlooks. The research discovered that a new oeuvre of art-works in Chinese-ink genre seemed to have emerged. Hence, the focus was directed to look at examples of this innovation and asking if this oeuvre of artworks can be considered in specific as Singapore Chinese-Ink Paintings. Click Read more.
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