A play on the multiverse theory where our reality is simply one of the many that make up our entire existence, Kult offers an interpretation of the different universes melding into one through art. Colours of the Multiverse will be grounds to an exciting line-up of activities, including live mural painting by local artists and their own interpretation of a universe and work stations where visitors can get a hand-on experience of silk-screening.
Date: 25 August
Time: 7pm – 12am
Where: Singapore Art Museum, Queen and Waterloo Courtyards
Immerse yourself in a sensory experience of light, sound and natural greenery at Artists’ Night Out 2017. This year’s edition features a light display titled Enchanted Forest, which will transform the majestic rain trees of Dhoby Ghaut Green by lighting it up in a kaleidoscope of colours. Peppered around the grounds are 6 art installations, all weaving in characteristics of or interacting with nature for a unique outdoor experience.
Singaporean artist Jason Wee’s first solo exhibition with Yavuz Gallery – Labyrinths – takes cues from the way we navigate physical and political landscapes and how the architecture and language of walls and fences become signs of authority and power. His series of eight mixed-media panels and an installation explore how walls and fences can have contrasting metaphorical meanings, such as the feeling of security but also entrapment.
Searching for some much-needed retail therapy? The Local People, in collaboration with the Singapore Art Museum, will be holding an artisanal art market to close out Singapore Night Festival. You can expect more than 30 vendors hawking a wide selection of art, food and retail goods, from minimalistic jewelry to personality-filled homeware. Live performances and music acts will also be present to keep you entertained with their talent through the night.
Date: 26 August
Time: 5.30pm – 12am
Where: SAM, Waterloo Courtyard, SAM indoor corridors and Queen Street Walkway
A spectacle of bold colours and eye-catching shapes, the Tako Labo exhibition is a vibrant showcase of Japanese graphic artist TAKORA K. Futori’s love for pop pattern-based graphics. The travelling exhibition will present seven unique patterns, silkscreened by hand in colour combinations that hold the eye captive. The exhibition will also debut limited edition hand-made dresses created specially for Singapore by Akiko Hamada along with fabric items and accessories which aim to add a pop of colour to everyday life.