Things to do, watch, listen this week: 12 to 18 Jul
Whether you decide to stay in or head out this week, there is no lack of online and offline arts and culture activities that promise you a good time. Explore an exhibition on the life and discoveries of Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci, catch an online play about the complex relationship between mothers and daughters, or pop by an art exhibition inspired by Singapore’s film industry in the 1950s. Read on for our top picks of arts and culture activities to enjoy this week.
Da Vinci, The Exhibition
Explore the life and achievements of Italian artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci at this exhibition which features replicas of his many inventions and facsimiles of art sketches and paintings. The exhibition is on at Science Centre Singapore until 2 Jan 2022. Book tickets to Da Vinci, The Exhibition here.
Immerse yourself in this online theatrical performance which explores the bond between mothers and daughters. The work combines live performance with short films, and it is co-created by theatre artist Sim Yan Ying and playwright Nabilah Said. Presented by arts organisation T:>Works, the play has an advisory rating of NC16 for its mature content. It is pay-as-you-wish and streams online until 17 Jul. Get tickets to Un(becoming) here.
SAM Mini Mobile Museum: ‘Slander!’ By Jeremy Sharma
Take a walk down memory lane with artist Jeremy Sharma’s new work, which is inspired by films produced in Singapore from 1958 to 1963. The mixed media work comprises digitised images from films, as well as texts and objects. The art exhibition is on at Woodlands Regional Library until 25 Jul. Check out SAM Mini Mobile Museum: ‘Slander!’ by Jeremy Sharma here.
Masks Of Singapore
Take a moment to care for yourself and process your emotions through this mask-making workshop. Held at Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre, the art workshop invites participants to connect with themselves by creating a mask that represents who they are and how they feel on the inside. The workshop is on until 27 Jul. Register for Masks Of Singapore here.
Check out the works of young artists in Singapore and China through this online showcase, which celebrates 30 years of diplomacy through art. 12 young artists from the two countries were paired up and given 30 days to co-create a digital artwork that responds to the theme of friendship. View the showcase ARTX30.
(Photos: Science Centre Singapore, T:>Works, Singapore Art Museum, ThisConnect, ARTX30)