Light to Night Festival 2020: Invisible Cities

Light to Night Festival 2020: Invisible Cities

10 – 19 January 2020
National Gallery Singapore
Asian Civilisations Museum
The Arts House
Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Various Timings
Free Admission

Light to Night Festival 2020: Invisible Cities

Light to Night Festival returns to the heart of Singapore’s Civic District in January as a marquee event of Singapore Art Week where art, innovation and ideas intersect.

Over the two weeks of the Festival, art extends beyond the walls of Civic District’s cultural institutions, and into the precinct’s public spaces, where the Civic District is transformed with light, sound and movement.

Inspired by the theme Invisible Cities, the fourth edition of the Festival draws one into the rich imaginary worlds of artists, writers, musicians, designers, filmmakers, performers and many other creative talents with a full line up of programmes that span from day to night, across five of Civic District’s most iconic cultural institutions – National Gallery Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, The Arts House, Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay.

Through creative collaboration and intervention into the Civic District’s built and natural environs, which spans across five cultural institutions as well as the Padang, Empress Lawn and Esplanade Park, the Festival explores the invisible geographies of the Civic District, and how the perceptions of place are shaped by personal influence memory, desire, loss as well as by cultural forces, including history and media.

Image courtesy of National Gallery Singapore

Public Art
Various Locations
10 – 19 January 2020
Five Stones by Twardzik-Ching Chor Leng is a playful public artwork reminiscent of the familiar childhood game.
The Arts House
10 – 11 January 2020
In celebration of the 250th birthday of composer Ludwig Van Beethoven, catch this special 1-hour version of Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, performed by a cast of some of Singapore’s finest young singers.