21 January – 28 February 2021
If Forests Talk seeks to paint the tropical rainforests in a different light through a series of new artworks reflecting upon the artists’ existing artworks, wherein the rainforest featured prominently. Taking the form of videos and audio pieces, the rainforest re-emerges as the site for tradition, knowledge, temporary communities and and choreography.
22 – 30 January 2021
Mentored by co-curators Alessio Antoniolli, Gasworks, London and Wells Fray-Smith, Whitechapel Gallery, London, as well as social media experts, five Singaporean contemporary artists are invited to conceptualise and create 3-minute videos exploring the resonance and impact of the online platform. These specially commissioned digital artworks will be presented on Asian Art Institutum’s Youtube channel.
19 – 30 January 2021
Turning travel and border restrictions on its head, the 4th IMPART Collectors’ Show brings to online audiences what is impossible to bring in person, drawing together rare footage of remarkable installations that are site-specifically embedded in private collector’s homes.
22 January – 22 December 2021
Bite the tongue is an online programme investigating notions of language and translation (or absence thereof) in the context of Southeast Asia. Fostering interdisciplinary modes of inquiry, it dives into the fields of filmmaking, anthropology, critical theory, literature, artistic research, archival methodologies and visual cultures.