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"Ring around the rosy, pocketful of posies...: Multi-disciplinary Works by Young Artists from Singapore and China"
2005-08-08 until 2005-08-26
‘Ring around the rosy, pocketful of posies…'
a multi-disciplinary exhibition by Singapore and China artists will open at the new art space instinc, located at 271C New Bridge Road, from 9 AUG 2005 to 26 AUG 2005.This exhibition expresses the thoughts and emotions of young visual artists, investigating popular culture and its influence on youth and young adults as well as the response of youth to media bombardment.
The eight artists participation in this project come from a variety of backgrounds sharing one thing in common - the location context of Singapore. This exhibition presents the exploration of the term ‘culture’, as well as the various ways in which media and culture intertwines.
Presented through paintings, silk-screen on canvases, relief prints, comic books from wood-cut prints, T-shirts, sculpture, installation and performance, eight artists - Aidah Dolrahim, Cheng Guang Feng, Dan Lim, Jeremy Hiah, Lina Adam, Marienne Yang, Warren Khong and Yeo Shih Yun - will express their thoughts on popular culture in Singapore.
‘Ring around the rosy, pocketful of posies…' will be exhibited at instinc at 271C New Bridge Road (Chinatown) from 9 AUG 2005 to 26 AUG 2005. For gallery information, please call 6536 1739 or visit www.instinc.com
instinc is located at the attic of a conservation townhouse that has been carefully restored, originally built in the 1800s. Creating an inspirational environment to work in, instinc has a pointed roof with high ceiling and a large patio natural lighting, adding to the character of the space.
Started in November 2004, instinc is an artist-run space that aims to foster friendships and collaborations with other artists. instinc is a dynamic space in continuous process of creation and is committed in exhibiting all forms of contemporary art.