Art After Dark at Gillman Barracks x Singapore Art Week 2017
13 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
7PM till Late
ART AFTER DARK 13 January 2017 7pm till late
signature programme Art After Dark is
back for its flagship edition on Friday 13 January 2017 during Singapore Art
Week. Art After Dark is a highlight event of Singapore Art Week 2017, a
twelve-day celebration of the visual arts held across Singapore.
Art lovers can look
forward to an evening of contemporary art at the galleries’ new exhibitions and the launch of Gillman Barracks’ public art showcaseLOCK
ROUTE, which features 16 outdoor
artworks across various locations in the visual arts cluster, ranging from
murals, sculptures and installations by 15
world-renowned and emerging international and Singapore artists. As part of
the launch, there will be special live performances and interactive installations
for one night only.
Visitors will also get
a unique chance to gain insights into the practice of NTU Centre for
Contemporary Art (CCA) Singapore’s Artists-in-Residence through Residencies: OPEN. There will also be two
live performances in which visitors can immerse themselves in: one by Chinese photography duo
BIRDHEAD in collaboration with filmmaker-turned-chef
Papacurry, presented by ShanghART Gallery (5 to 8pm); and Datang Untuk Kembali (Arriving to Return), a collaborative fashion procession (6.30 to 8pm) as part of the
CITIES FOR PEOPLE NTU CCA Ideas Fest 2016/17.Supermama will be launching Design New Standard, a newdesign-art exhibition that
presents the works of progressive, independent Artist-Designers who tread the line
between art and design. The Gillman Barracks studio of multi-disciplinary artist Zai Kuning, who is
representing the Singapore Pavilion for Venice Biennale 2017, will also be opened
to the public.
In addition, there will also be live music by Singapore musicians Charlie
Lim, Riot !n Magenta and .gif,F&B pop-ups by popular restaurants including
Park Bench Deli and Gattopardo. Lastly, there will be a food and craft night market
(from 6pm) and an after party (9pm to late) featuring electronic music label Darker
Than Wax at Red Baron’s Pasar Malan.
Complimentary bus service to Gillman Barracks will be available from
City Hall MRT, HarbourFront MRT and Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre at 15
minute intervals from 7 to 8pm. For
updates and details on the event, please visit our Facebook page at bit.ly/ArtAfterDarkSAW.
LOCK ROUTE 13 January – 30 June 2017 Official launch during Art After Dark 13 January 7PM Various locations around Gillman Barracks Open 24 hours to the public
Gillman Barracks' public art showcase, LOCK ROUTE, opens officially during Art After Dark on Friday 13 January 2017. Curated by Khairuddin Hori, LOCK ROUTE takes inspiration from Gillman
Barracks’ address and the 24km long route march common in the training of
‘graduating’ army recruits in Singapore, harking back to Gillman Barracks’
history of being a former military barracks. LOCK
ROUTE features 16
arresting outdoor artworks by 15 world-renowned and emerging international and Singapore artists, including several new commissions. The artworks consist of site-specific installations, sculptures
and murals, and visitors are
invited to traverse the grounds of Gillman Barracks and experience a closer
encounter with art out in the open. Notable artworks include a mural ‘Land of Shadows’ by Los Angeles-based artist Cleon Peterson and the sculpture ‘Constellation of One’ by Kirsten Berg, a contributing artist of the Burning Man Festival. During the launch on 13 Jan, home-grown multidisciplinary collective The Kaizen M.D. will be presenting a live performance at Australian-French artist Mel O'Callaghan’s interactive installation ‘Parade’ (7.30 to 10.30PM), and Indonesian artist collective indieguerillas will be working with We Need a Hero male grooming salon for an interactive experience at barbershop installation ‘Goyang Cukur’ (6 to 10PM).
The 15 artists from 9 countries featured in LOCK ROUTE are Cleon Peterson (USA); Kirsten Berg (USA); Tianzhuo
Chen (China); Zheng Lu (China); Mel O'Callaghan (Australia/France); Benedetto
Bufalino (France); Entang Wiharso (Indonesia); indieguerillas (Indonesia); Oanh Phi
Phi (Vietnam); Maitree Siriboon (Thailand); Shahrul
Jamili Miskon (Malaysia); and Acit Salbini, Gerald Leow, Sheryo+Yok and Stephanie
Jane Burt from Singapore.
A panel discussion with the curator and selected artists of LOCK ROUTE will be held on Thursday 12
January 2017 from 7 to 8.30pm, where artists will share firsthand on their
artistic practice and process behind the LOCK
updates and details on LOCK ROUTE,
please visit our website at bit.ly/LOCKROUTE.