What to see, watch and listen from home #11
While arts spaces remain closed, you can continue to enjoy the arts from the comfort of your home with #SGCultureAnywhere. Whether it is learning how to paint, or exploring a virtual art exhibition, there is something for everyone. Read on for our recommendations on what to see, watch and listen from home.
My Grandfather’s Road
Tune in to nostalgic tales, told in Chinese dialects, with this live recording of a 2017 storytelling session. The stories explore personal memories and histories related to the use of dialects in Singapore and Malaysia. The session is an extension of theatre-maker Neo Kim Seng’s production, My Grandfather’s Road, which was presented in the forms of a reading, performance, photo exhibition and book. Listen to stories of My Grandfather’s Road in Singaporean Cantonese, presesnted by Centre 42 and in Malaysian Cantonese here.
Acrylic Painting Art Course
Pick up a new skill and learn how to paint with acrylic in this virtual art class by Visual Arts Centre. From learning about brush strokes to painting landscapes, this art course promises a relaxing way to spend quality me-time at home. Join the Acrylic Painting Art Course here.
Looking for inspiration? Check out this online video series which features interviews with artists-in-residence at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. The artists share about their creative processes or provide a sneak peek of their art studios. Meet the artists of On Air here.
Silhouettes: Collecting Singapore Modern
Go on a virtual tour of this art exhibition by The Private Museum. The online show features 27 works of art from the collection of art collectors Su-Yen Wong and Fermin Diez, and offers a glimpse of Singapore art history through the works of modern art masters in Singapore. Experience Silhouettes: Collecting Singapore Modern here.
Live Band Plus
Chill out with the local bilingual band Little Band Plus at its virtual concert, which streams live every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8pm. Tune in to Live Band Plus’s performance on the band’s Facebook and Youtube pages.
For more digital arts and culture offerings to enjoy from home, explore #SGCultureAnywhere.
(Photos: Centre42, Visual Arts Centre, NTU CCA, The Private Museum and Live Band Plus)