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Aesthetic Radicalism in 'Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery Ocula Report Aesthetic Radicalism in 'Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery 21 Jun 2019 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee Seung-taek, in which...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion Ocula Report 'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion 21 Jun 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...

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Amanda Heng

b. 1951, Singapore

One of the founding members of The Artists’ Village and WITA.SG (Women in the Arts), Heng is a Cultural Medallion recipient who has been a formative figure in the local arts landscape since the 1980s, and she continues to be an important presence, having lectured at Nanyang Technological University and the National Institute of Education, Singapore, and sat on the selection and curatorial committee for the President’s Young Talents Exhibition in 2009. She currently supervises Master of Art students at LASALLE College of the Arts.

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Lim Wei Qi - Food and Love by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengLim Wei Qi - Food and Love, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
136 x 168 x 7 cm
STPI
Heidi Tan - Healing by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengHeidi Tan - Healing, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
167 x 136 x 7 cm
STPI
Hamidah Abdul Karim - Respect by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengHamidah Abdul Karim - Respect, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
136 x 167 x 7 cm
STPI
Quek Siew Chew - A Choice by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengQuek Siew Chew - A Choice, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
136 x 167 x 7 cm
STPI
Tessa Chung - Waiting in Grandpa’s Garden by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengTessa Chung - Waiting in Grandpa’s Garden, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
167 x 136 x 7 cm
STPI
Shawn Chia - A Conversation by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengShawn Chia - A Conversation, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
136 x 168 x 7 cm
STPI
Eng Joo Heng - Weighing the Costs and Values by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengEng Joo Heng - Weighing the Costs and Values, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
167 x 136 x 7 cm
STPI
Chong Li Sze - Makedo Getby by Amanda Heng contemporary artwork
Amanda HengChong Li Sze - Makedo Getby, 2016 Screen-print, paper pulp painting, collage, inkjet print on C-type print, STPI handmade kozo paper, acrylic, stained cotton paper and fabric.
136 x 167 x 7 cm
STPI

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Performing in print Related Press Performing in print The Straits Times : 10 January 2017

Artist and Cultural Medallion recipient Amanda Heng has gone rebel at 65.Such a thought might cross one's mind when viewing her first solo show at leading print and paper institute STPI. The exhibition, We Are The World - These Are Our Stories, is dominated by a single new work comprising 24 prints. Of them, half are digitally rendered images that...

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