S.E.A. Focus embraces a hybrid format for its third edition.
The sixth edition of the Singapore Biennale considers how artistic practices can 'rework the world'.
STPI's Emi Eu reflects on S.E.A. Focus, an STPI project platforming artists and galleries from Southeast Asia, in the wake of Art Stage's decline in 2019.
Singapore Art Week returns from 11 to 19 January 2020 with a host of island-wide events, at the centre of which is the second edition of S.E.A. Focus (16–19 January 2020) at Gillman Barracks, showcasing the best of contemporary art in Southeast Asia.
[Arin Rungjang] was born in [Bangkok] in 1975, a time of political turmoil in Thailand. Two years prior, student demonstrations led to the fall of military dictator Thanom Kittikachorn, who retu
Diana d’Arenberg reports on Singapore Art Week, which saw the launch of the regional art fair S.E.A. Focus at Gillman Barracks (24–27 January 2019), noting a distinct camaraderie that saw the city’s art world band together after Art Stage Singapore’s sudden cancellation.
S.E.A. Focus, the new boutique art fair by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery (24–27 January 2019), will take centre stage during Singapore Art Week (19–27 January 2019). With plenty of exhibitions happening throughout the city, this list offers a selection of shows to see.
This year marked the eighth edition of Art Stage Singapore (26–28 January 2018), founded with the goal of bringing together galleries and art from Southeast Asia under the roof of the Marina Bay Sand
A relentless defiance against singularity pervades Dawn Ng's formal training and aesthetic methodologies. After two years at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., Ng spent her third year of studie
Born to a Japanese mother and an American father, [Miya Ando] is very much a creature of both the East and West. Known for creating large-scale installations, paintings and sculptures redolent of n
Sydney-based artist [Abdul Abdullah] is the 'outsider amongst outsiders', with an interdisciplinary practice that explores the misconceptions and misunderstanding of minority groups in a multicultu
Albert Yonathan Setyawan believes there's a holiness in recurrence. Born in Bandung, the Indonesian artist is known for his drawings and performances, but is perhaps most widely recognised for his mas
Francis Ng has led many lives. A self-described 'low-tech person', Ng made a name for himself as a young artist with Delocating margins (2001), a site-specific intervention in a disused shophouse lo
With its beginnings in [New York]'s East Village scene of the 1980s, Frank Holliday's ongoing career as a painter is a testament to the medium's endurance. Today, Holliday is precisely what you wou
Born, raised and based in [Singapore], Fyerool Darma has recently become one of the most sought-after artists working in Southeast Asia. Beginning with his breakout solo exhibition Moyang at Sing
There is a luminescence to Hiromi Tango's art practice that is perhaps a brightness born out of darkness; a mysterious, beguiling playfulness that hints at more serious matters. Her art is distinctive
Looking at one of [Hiroshi Senju]'s waterfall paintings feels akin to being alone inside a dark cave with a private cascade. They are not Niagara, Yosemite or Victoria; Hiroshi Senju's intimate wat
Indonesian artist duo [indieguerillas], comprised of husband and wife Dyatmiko 'Miko' Lancur Bawono and Santi Ariestyowanti, was formed in 1999 in [Yogyakarta] as a graphic design firm. If the '
I first came across Khairuddin Hori's name in an interview [ Ocula Magazine ] conducted in 2015 with artist [Tianzhuo Chen]. At the time, Hori was deputy director of artistic programming at Pala
The list of credible galleries in China is short, and for many years there was only one entrant from [Shanghai]: ShanghART Gallery. Now, with the Shanghai scene growing at an impressive rate—it is
Massimo Giannoni is an Italian artist living and working in Florence. His paintings bear the influence of the old master works that abound in Italy, and remind one of the grand interiors in Renaissanc
My parents wanted me to be a lawyer, so in a way choosing to do art was my way of rebelling against them and developing my own identity.
Contemporary Singapore, as most observers of the island state will know, is a place that has grown enormously successful despite the shock of its early separation from a federation with Malaysia. C
The much-anticipated National Gallery Singapore opened its doors to the public for the first time on 24 November 2015. Following an extensive renovation by Studio Milou Architecture, the museum