Breezing Willow
To start off the new year, The Parkview Museum Singapore presents Breezing Willow, a fine collection of paintings from the National Art Museum of China.
The Fruitfulness of Forgetting
In partnership with the British Council and British High Commission, invited artist Chloe Manasseh (b. 1990, London) presents a series of works inspired by Eden Hall, the historical bungalow where her grandfather was born.
of funniness or Seriousness
A collective exhibition showing the works of David Chan (Singapore), Komkrit Tepthian (Thailand), Umibaizurah Mahir @ Ismail (Malaysia), Zhu Xinyu (China) and Choi Xooang (Korea).
Soo Pieng: Master of Composition
STPI is proud to showcase a selection of works by Cheong Soo Pieng. Being the proponent of the Nanyang style of art, the artist pioneered the first generation of art movement in Singapore. On loan from private collections, this exhibition highlights the progression and development of his art practice.
Within Without: A Solo Exhibition by Andre Wee
Within Without presents an exploration of the liminality of identity in a digitised world. Fusing human and architecture, these articulations offer examinations of how meaning, identity and memories are formed and reveal the transformative potential of stepping into the realm of the in-between.
Women's Work: Contemporary Art From Asia and the Middle East
Women's Work: Contemporary Art From Asia and the Middle East brings together five innovative women from across Asia and the Middle East who challenge conventional norms. Artists include Jane Lee, Lalla Essaydi, Miya Ando, Golnaz Fathi and Kamolpan Chotvichai.
More Than Human World: A Wake-up Call From Posthuman
More Than Human World: A Wake-up Call From Posthuman is a futuristic art exhibition by Hatch Art Project exploring relevant contemporary themes.
Light to Night Festival 2019: Traces and Echoes
Light to Night Festival is an annual urban art event that celebrates the stunning Civic District of Singapore. Experience artworks and events inspired by histories and stories across the various indoor and outdoor festival locations!
Common Life
Common Life at The Arts House will take you on a visual and poetic journey across scenes of everyday life in Singaporean neighbourhoods.
This Is DOPE !
TAKSU kicks off the 2019 new year with it’s own & original “This Is DOPE!”. Get ready for their version and flavours of artists/artworks/sculptures that will leave you with a buzz and wanting more. “Dope” as a positive is the result of 18 artists creating what they do best - art that visually captures your senses and makes you feel good.
Bridging Realms - Ink Mountain 墨山
Ink Mountain 墨山 is Mark Chan’s personal and unique vision of the world where his paintings and calligraphy in Chinese brush and ink on distressed paper take centre stage. Typified by bold calligraphic strokes combined with personal, idiosyncratic techniques that break out of the strictures of traditional ink painting, Chan has fashioned a world and language of his own. This is a world inhabited by a rich mythology: creatures and spirits and a modern blend of abstractions that glyph, glide and splatter suddenly into recognisable forms and figures.

Chan collaborates with Brian Gothong Tan whose video works will reveal new layers and perspectives of Chan’s paintings. The gallery is transformed into a Sanctuary where the viewer can escape from the world outside. A compelling narrative thread runs through this immersive installation which has a deep connection to primitive roots, ancient mythology and the complex history and character of Southeast Asia.
Bridging Realms - Self-Portrait
A portrait is not just a representation of a person’s likeness. It is imbued with cultural references and speaks of the milieu in which it is created. In the past, only the affluent and influential had their portraits painted; while in today’s technology-driven world, everyone has access to creating images of themselves. Self-Portrait investigates the value of a portrait in contemporary society and how this value has evolved over time.

The installation features a diversity of portraits drawn from different eras, cultures and sources. Bayuaji juxtaposes Indonesian wooden masks with images of faces appropriated from paintings by old European masters and advertisements. Pivotal to the work is the use of mirrors that capture the expressions and appearances of people passing through—a subtle hint at today’s prevalent “selfie” culture where anyone can create their own portraits. The installation presents different interpretations of portraits and attests to their power to tell stories about the human condition that transcends time, cultures and geographical borders.
Bridging Realms - 2200 A.D.
What would the Earth look like in the distant future? How would it evolve as a result of the way mankind treats it?

2200 A.D. is a witty yet unsettling interpretation of a dystopic future where the Earth has been depleted of natural resources and altered beyond recognition. The installation presents different facets of this world: from a macro-perspective of a city engineered to cope with new demands; to studies of the flora, fauna and architecture that now exist, presented as specimens to be observed and pondered over.

The installation comments on how mindless consumption of natural resources and the wastage resulting from modern materialistic lifestyles threatens our natural environment. The work urges us to reflect on the ethics of our behavior and the role of human agency in determining the kind of legacy we want to leave behind.
Playing Time & Space
Wunna Aung, Thu Myat and Kyaw Moe Khine, aka Bart Was Not Here are three artists from Myanmar known for their involvement in the Yangon Street Art scene.

Facing a never ending political transition and subsequent disenchantments, they find solace in creating the “parallel universe” they would like to live in. In this exhibition, their art becomes a machine to travel through time and space in a playful way.
Back to the Future
In conjunction with Singapore Art Week 2019, Royal Plaza on Scotts collaborates with Intersections Gallery to present Back to the Future, an exhibition to showcase artworks by Burmese contemporary artists Wunna Aung and Thu Myat.
Mind(less) Wilderness
In collaboration with Ikkan Art Gallery, Miaja Gallery will present Singapore based artist Nandita Mukand's solo exhibition Mind(less) Wilderness, curated by Tanya Michele Amador, in Miaja Gallery's new gallery space.
Domestication II
Challenging preconceptions of Asian women in Western context, Su-en Wong draws in the dialogue of her fascination with personal identity, socio-sexuality, and the construction of culture.
Hopes & Dialogues in Rumah Kijang Mizuma
Hope & Dialogue in Rumah Kijang Mizuma is a group exhibition of selected artists who have undertaken residency at Rumah Kijang Mizuma in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, an artist residency space founded by Executive Director of Mizuma Galleries, Sueo Mizuma in 2014.
The Past and Coming Melt
An exhibition by artist and archivist Koh Nguang How which features Koh's less known environmentally-engaged performative installations and photographs. The show also includes archival and new recreations of previously destroyed or unavailable work.
Lucy Liu and Shubigi Rao: Unhomed Belongings
Co-presented by the National Museum of Singapore and The Ryan Foundation, Unhomed Belongings presents artworks by two creative minds, Lucy Liu from the United States and Shubigi Rao from Singapore. The artists, who have never met in person before, developed into “visual penfriends” through an exploration of their respective works.
The Lament: Mountain Ghost
Solo exhibition The Lament: Mountain Ghost showcases Chinese artist Cheng Ran's latest video work which juxtaposes the two worlds of ancient Chinese poetry by Qu Yuan and contemporary Chinese society.
Of Bonding And Breaking | Kiwha Lee Blocman & Chloe Po
Of Bonding And Breaking showcases the works created by Kiwha Lee Blocman and Chloe Po through their term as artists in residence at NPE Art Residency.
Vanishing Workflows
Vanishing Workflows by French artist Xavier Antin recalls the automation of the assembly line and its role, provoking global questions about the value and future of labour, production, industry, and economics in today's digitised world.
Jef Geys Quadra Medicinale Singapore
NTU CCA Singapore is privileged to be presenting Quadra Medicinale by the late Belgian artist Jef Geys (1934–2018), shown for the first time in Asia. The project was initially commissioned for the Belgian pavilion at Venice Biennale in 2009 and surprised the art world with its organic subject matter and its collaborative process.
Bridging Realms - Game of Life
Justin Lee revisits his iconic terracotta warrior and re-envisions it as soldiers facing off in a game of Chinese chess, or xiangqi. Structural features reminiscent of the Chinese chessboard form the backdrop for this battlefield. The grid-like fortresses and river winding through the steps act like cartographical elements on a map, creating a theatrical setting for a fictional battle. To Lee, games and the concept of play could function as metaphors to investigate prevailing social and cultural norms. He is interested in how Chinese chess could be used to analyse the prevalence of social hierarchies and how these affect our interactions with each other. The installation is a tongue-in-cheek representation of how we manoeuvre the relationships we have in different arenas – at the workplace, in social settings and in the digital realm. The artwork is also an invitation to reflect on the impact of technology on our daily lives as we gravitate away from traditional games like Chinese chess to those played on digital platforms.
Minimalism: Space. Light. Object
See more through less at Minimalism: Space. Light.Object., organised by National Gallery Singapore in collaboration with ArtScience Museum.

Minimalism, which has fundamentally changed the way we look at art, will be surveyed from the lens of the cross-cultural dialogue between artists in Asia and the West for the first time ever.
Robert Zhao Renhui: Trying to remember a tree (iii) – The world will surely collapse
A special outdoor light box installation by Singaporean artist Robert Zhao Renhui featuring a series of 14 near life-size photographs of a very old and large tree that collapsed near the artist's home.
Yeo Shih Yun: Diaries, Marking Time And Other Preoccupations
In Diaries, Marking Time and Other Preoccupations, artist Yeo Shih Yun, conceives of her studio as a site of appropriative potential. Marks discovered on a piece of cloth and on the studio floor are mobilised as compositions transpiring from labour and chance.
Homeless: An Exhibition By Chow And Lin
NUS alumni and practicing artists Stefen Chow and Huiyi Lin present an installation series at the NUS Museum titled Homeless, which puts together visual indicators of private and transnational economies, current mobility of communities, and the shared aspect of power in society.
Rediscovering Forgotten Thai Masters Of Photography
Rediscovering Forgotten Thai Masters of Photography gathers images taken in Thailand during the 1950s to 1970s by seven photographers: Buddhadasa Bhiku, Liang Ewe, S.H. Lim, Saengjun Limlohakul, Pornsak Sakdaenprai, ’Rong Wong-Savun and M.L. Toy Xoomsai. The 247 remastered prints exhibited potentially survey photographic traditions at the onset of Modern Thailand.
Prep-Room | After Ballads
After Ballads is a prep-room project by artist Fyerool Darma that locates literary foundations to historic figures and objects from the NUS Museum collection. Darma also explores epistemology of texts, artefacts, and systems of language that proceeds to trace how it is shaping contemporary society.