Residencies: OPEN

Matthew Mazzotta, Living room charette, 2014

Photo courtesy of artist

Residencies: OPEN
23 Jan 2015 - 23 Jan 2015  12PM - 12AM

Koh Nguang How (Singapore)
Performance: The Time Show
Block 38, Malan Road
Studio #01-05
12.00pm – 12.00am

Travel through time with Koh Nguang How’s archive as he recreates The Time Show, a 12-hour performance, organised by “The Artists Village” from New Year's Eve of 1989 to New Year's Day of 1990. Involving collaborations with artists over a 12 hour duration starting from noon until midnight on 23 January 2015, the project presents a moment to usher in the new year and reflect on past artists’ activities in Singapore. Known for his expansive archival practice, Koh will also present a special collection of materials related to The Artists Village.

Arjuna Neuman (USA)
Video Installation:
Caesium Forest
Block 38, Malan Road
Studio #01-06
3.00 – 9.00pm

If the procedure of hacking seeks out weaknesses so as to forcefully enter a system, then both religion and radiation could be understood as deep hacking precedents. Come and experience Arjuna Neuman’s installation Caesium Forest (2013-) an ongoing video and research project that considers the meeting points of nuclear history and contemporary religious practices.

Matthew Mazzotta (USA)
Artist Talk:
The Architecture of Social Space: Creating spaces of critique within the places we live
Block 43, Malan Road
NTU CCA Seminar Room
7.00 – 8.00pm

Matthew Mazzotta is a recipient of the Chamberlain award by the Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, which recognises an artist work in the discipline of social practice. He will discuss his ongoing practice of creating public interventions that open new social spaces focusing on community and public participation.

Lee Wen (Singapore)
Block 37, Malan Road
9.00 – 10.00pm

Go back to square one with Singapore’s leading multi-disciplinary artist, Lee Wen, in this performance work dedicated to his ongoing residency exploration of Russian Suprematist Kazimir Malevich’s painting “Black Square” (1915), an ironical take on Singapore’s “square” identity.

Pratchaya Phinthong
(Untitled) Singapore, 2014
Viewed from the rear-exterior of Block 38, Malan Road
Studio #01-06
Until 31 January

Witness the idea of airspace as monitored and ambiguous in Untitled (Singapore), 2014 by Thai artist Pratchaya Phintong recognised for his research driven practice involving various communities and experts. Through this new work, Phinthong recreates the experience of looking up at the sky through looking down at a seemingly abstract photograph. Phintong's works are shown internationally such as at the gbagency, Paris (2012) and dOCUMENTA 13 (2012), Kassel.

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore)
Exhibitions: Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 109443. Research Centre and Office: Block 6 Lock Road, #01-09/10, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108934

Exhibition Hours
Tue - Sun: 12.00 - 7.00pm
Mon: Closed
Open on Public Holidays
Free Admission

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