Workshops & Events

Boring Donkey Songs - Book Launch

Grey Projects is proud to announce the launch of Boring Donkey Songs, a collection of poems and writings by Singapore Cultural Medallion recipient and winner of the Joseph Balestier Award for the Freedom of Art 2016, Lee Wen.

Join Lee Wen and us on Dec 2nd (4-6pm) as we celebrate the launch of this long-awaited book!

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In Between Mean Time - Talk & Screening by artist-in-residence Felix Kalmenson

Felix will be presenting his research into the central role that the British botanic garden system played in the colonial project. His investigation traces the extraction, propagation and dispersal of plants and plant knowledge throughout the British Empire’s colonial botanical garden network. The research focuses on the narrative and instrumentalisation of Gutta Percha, a resin […]

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Sewing Workshops with Becca -

Join us in November at Grey Projects for three sewing workshops by Becca D’Bus!

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Singapore from BW to C v.2.0.17 - A short film by Gilles Massot

In November 1985, Gilles Massot presented his first exhibition in Singapore: a series of forty-two black and white painted photographs, set for a one-night-only event in a flatted factory in MacPherson Road. Through animation of still images, computer screen capture, and some live situation shooting in and around the National Library, the 31mn movie presents an overview of the works then exhibited and the places featured in the photographs, along with a commentary narrating the genesis of the work within the context of the emerging contemporary local art scene.

Date/Time: 7 Oct 2017, 8-9pm
Venue: Visitor’s Briefing Room, Lvl 1, National Library Singapore
Admission: Free

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The Object of the Haze: A reading group - Led writer-in-residence Theresa Wong

‘Haze’ is the signifier of Singapore’s worst environmental crisis to date. It not only has a permanent presence in the vernacular of city life, but endows the problem with a defined set of qualities: tiny, <2.5mm particles, particles comprised of smoke from burning peatland, an obscuration of the air that causes visibility problems. The ‘thing-ness’ […]

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CHALLENGING STORIES: Commissioning Artists at the Australian War Memorial - Talk by Anthea Gunn

Commissioning works of art for a public collection requires careful consideration – and even more so when the subject relates to the complex histories of war. The Australian War Memorial has commissioned contemporary artists since 1916 to respond to the Australian experience of conflict, both as official war artists, who are deployed to witness war […]

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