Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction
Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction

22 Nov 2019 – 22 Mar 2020
Asian Civilisations Museum
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Far East Plaza
Gillman Barracks
LASALLE College of the Arts
National Gallery Singapore
National Museum of Singapore
SMU de Suantio Gallery
Singapore Art Museum
SAM @ 8Q
W!LD RICE @ Funan
Opening Hours
Various Timings
Admission Fees Apply
The sixth edition of Singapore Biennale returns with over 70 artists and art collectives from around the world and a strong focus on Southeast Asia. Explore the wonders of contemporary art through specially designed Biennale walking trails and watch Youths Take Over Singapore Biennale during Singapore Art Week. Students will be empowered to organise events and programmes to engage other young audiences. Watch the next generation make their artistic mark and hear what these fresh young voices have to say.  

Programmes at Gillman Barracks
Balik Barracks Drawing Trail
(STAR’s Drawing Symposium 2020)

17 January, 3.30pm–5.30pm
Block 1

Pooja Nansi’s Spoken Word Performance
18 January, 1.30pm–3pm
Block 1, Singapore Biennale 2019 Programme Space

Assemblage Workshop by Multimedia Artist, Kahirullah Rahim
18 January, 4pm–6.30pm
Block 1, Singapore Biennale 2019 Programme Space

Nature Walk by Biennale Artist, Robert Zhao Renhui
18 January, 4pm–6pm
Meeting Point: Outside Block 22

Curator Tour by John Tung
18 January, 7.30pm–8.30pm

Hop on our free weekend shuttle bus to easily make your way between National Gallery Singapore and Gillman Barracks, the two largest venues of Singapore Biennale 2019! 

Pick-up Schedule
From National Gallery Singapore (pick-up point at Padang Entrance, along St. Andrew’s Road)
12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm

From Gillman Barracks (pick-up point at Block 9)
12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm, 6.30pm

For more information, please visit the Singapore Biennale website.

Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang, La camera insabbiata (The Chalkroom), 2017. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum

Public Art
Urban Art Interventions by Lisa Roet: Public Art And Beyond

Various Locations
12 Jan 2020 – 30 Jun 2021
Urban Art Interventions by Lisa Roet: Public Art And Beyond
Acclaimed Australian artist Lisa Roet has been working with the subject of Primates within her visual art practice for over 20 years.
Flagship Genius featuring Ayutthaya

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
17 Jan – 9 Feb
Flagship Genius featuring Ayutthaya
In conjunction with NAFA’s Open House, this hybrid showcase incorporating Flagship Genius and Ayutthaya demonstrates the creative potential of interdisciplinary art-making within the academy.
Prototyping in Tokyo – Illustrating Design-Led Innovation

National Design Centre
11 Jan – 7 Feb
Prototyping in Tokyo – Illustrating Design-Led Innovation
Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating Design-Led Innovation showcases the creations of world-renowned design engineer and University of Tokyo Professor Yamanaka Shunji and his Laboratory, where they specialise in producing prototypes to envision the future.
Public Art
Five Stones

Various Locations
10 – 19 January
Five Stones
Five Stones by Twardzik-Ching Chor Leng is a playful public artwork reminiscent of the familiar childhood game.