Regular shoppers at Raffles City Shopping Centre, prepare to rub elbows with the best of Singapore’s young artistic talent over the next two weeks.
These creative youths have claimed a 4,000 square-foot exhibition space at the shopping centre for their own, to house the best artworks, designs, songs and photos to come out of Noise Singapore 2010.
From a whopping 9,000 submissions gathered during the open call from August to November 2009, the expert panel including Leonard Soosay (Snakeweed Studios), Chris Lee (Asylum) and Bryan Van Der Beek (Straits Times) have whittled these down to 1,600 of the most outstanding works that are showcased within the exhibition and across other various platforms
Notable exhibits include those by the winners of the Noise Singapore Prize 2010, which includes Caramelaw and Bel Ragay for Art & Design, Zoologist and Yu Jie for Photography and For This Cycle for Music. Also, don’t miss the winners of the ‘Celebration’ Prize, Anwarafiee (Art & Design), and In Finite Flight (Music) (check out our interview feature with some of the winners here).
The exhibition showcase also plays host to the final projects from Noise’s The Apprenticeship Programme (TAP), where 25 of the most promising young talents trained under the mentorship of some of the most prominent names in their industries over a period of seven weeks.