Things to do, watch, listen this week: 1 to 7 Mar
Step into March with exciting arts and culture events that promise to leave you inspired. Discover new works of art by modern and contemporary Singapore artists, or drop by a pop-up exhibition that will make you be mindful about your habits of convenience. Read on for our top picks of arts and culture activities this week.
A Matter Of Time
Explore the idea of matter at this exhibition that features vibrantly painted plexiglass discs by Singapore artist Wyn-Lyn Tan. This exhibition, which is a nod to the inevitability of time, is presented by Fost Gallery. Held at Gillman Barracks, the exhibition is on until 7 Mar. Learn more about A Matter of Time here.
The Body As A Dream: A Singapore Art Story
Don’t miss this exhibition featuring works by renowned Singapore artists such as Cheong Soo Pieng, Liu Kang and Ng Eng Teng. It is held at art gallery The Modern Space until 27 Mar, and it includes paintings, drawings and photographs that depict the human body as a marker of identity. The exhibition has an advisory rating of NC16 for its mature content. Learn more about The Body as a Dream: A Singapore Art Story here.
Reflections – An Interdisciplinary Concert
Immerse yourself in this multisensory performance which seeks to convey the human experience through music and life stories. The performance by musical collective MUSA, which incorporates Chinese music with a contemporary style, stars zhongruan soloist Clara Tan Su-Min and guzheng soloist Sophy Tan Su-Hui. The show is part of the Esplanade’s Huayi Chinese Festival of Arts and it is available online until 14 Mar. Get tickets to Reflections – An Interdisciplinary Concert here.
Got To Move
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to groove. This nationwide dance movement is presented digitally by the National Arts Council for the first time. It celebrates the creative power of movement, and it includes five interactive digital dance programmes. A highlight is Lens Lens Revolution – special dance-inspired Instagram AR filtersavailable on @gottomovesg’s Instagram filter tab. The month-long movement ends on 28 Mar. Learn more about Got To Move here.
The [Not-So] Convenience Store Exhibition
Rethink your lifestyle choices at this design-inspired exhibition at the National Design Centre. The exhibition space, which is designed to look like a convenience store, aims to raise awareness of how the culture of convenience contributes to global warming and climate change. The exhibition also features eco-friendly products and sustainable alternatives such as mini solar chargers, bamboo toothbrushes, and menstrual cups. It is on until 30 Mar. Learn more about The [Not-So] Convenience Store Exhibition here.
(Photos: Fost Gallery, Art Agenda S.E.A, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, National Arts Council, DesignSingapore Council)