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17 Volcanoes is shaped around a series of expeditions from Singapore to Java that track the itinerary of Explorer Franz Junghuhn to 17 of his favourite volcanoes. The expeditions are made by a small group of artists, scholars and professionals operating within the fields of humanities, science, urbanism and architecture, passing through densely populated areas and volcanic areas, questioning the traditional opposition between the urban and the land.
The exhibition introduces the experiments with celabon, a low temperature ash glaze pottery. They are displayed alongside celadon ware, which was an export product of Lower Myanmar in the 15th century. Also an ash glaze ware but fired at a higher temperature, its discovery at historical kiln sites inspired a revival of the tradition in the pottery community.
Movies and Date Showing:
The Pursuit of Happyness - January 10, 2018
Billy Elliot - January 10, 2018
Good Will Hunting - January 11, 2018
Hidden Figures - January 11, 2018
Eddie the Eagle - January 16, 2018
Dead Poets Society - January 17, 2018
October Sky - January 17, 2018
Buaya: The Making of a Non-Myth is an evolving body of works around ideas on the saltwater crocodile in Singapore. This edition continues Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum conservator Kate Pocklington's ongoing research around present and historic records of this reptile's population and circulation in the human habitat of Singapore. Image: Buaya Stones 54-69 | Rochor - Kallang, Kate Pocklington, 2017.
An exhibition of batik works by Sarkasi Said from the 1990s to the present, this exhibition follows the personal development of Sarkasi’s style and traces the history of his practice, from his days as itinerant street artist, to becoming a prominent batik artist. Eleven works are included in the exhibition, collectively demonstrating shifting interests from discipline to the expressive, from allusions to tradition and nature to the imagined space, in his words, “… always moving”.
This exhibition of art works produced during the period of the Indochinese and Vietnam Wars (1945-1975) draws from the one of the largest privately held collections of the genre. The works were collected by Dato’ N. Parameswaran during his appointment as Ambassador of Malaysia to Vietnam, stationed in Hanoi, between 1990 – 1993. These were the middle years of Doi Moi, the period of Vietnamese economic reforms begun in 1986 that aimed at bringing about socialist market liberalisation.
After Ballads is a prep-room project by artist Fyerool Darma that locates literary foundations to historic figures such as Abdullah bin Abdul Kadir, and objects from the museum collection. This series of presentations are exercises on the epistemology of texts, artefacts, and systems of language that proceeds to trace how it is shaping contemporary society. Image: Study of Portrait No. 15 (A man of bananas and thorns), Fyerool Darma, 2017.