Workshops & Events

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 […]

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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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Entry Points: Resonance Between Punk and Performance Between the UK and Singapore - Talk by writer-in-residence Stevphen Shukaitis

Entry Points: Resonance Between Punk & Performance Between the UK & Singapore Talk by writer-in-residence Stevphen Shukaitis Drawing from the statement in Piyadasa’s 1978 ‘Entry Points’ painting – that art does not exist in time but only has entry points – this talk hopes to explore the resonances between different conceptual and performative responses to […]

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