Open to Interpretation

Open to Interpretation

WHEN
22 – 30 January 2021
VENUE
Online
ADMISSION
Free Admission
WEBSITE
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8lkXtsFJwK_61WCfBn3hGg

Open to Interpretation

The Asian Art Institutum, in collaboration with Gasworks, London, presents Open to Interpretation

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.

Image courtesy of the Asian Art Institutum.
Various Locations
15 – 31 January 2021
The Projector presents a fresh selection of art documentaries to celebrate SAW 2021 online and offline. From the serendipitous connections between Van Gogh and Asia, to the poignant street art of Jean-Michel Basquiat, these features explore several mediums and styles, also touching on the work of icons like Marcel Duchamp, David Hockney and Lucian Freud.
Various Locations
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.
Exhibitions
Online
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.
Online
28 January 2021
Representatives from Singapore’s National Arts Council (NAC) and the Australia Council for the Arts will discuss audience attitudes towards the arts in their respective countries, based on research survey data collected in 2019 and 2020. What does the data tell us about ourselves and how does this affect new policies and programmes?