Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction

Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction

22 November 2019 – 22 March 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
Various Timings
Admission Fees Apply

Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction

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
Art Fairs & Galleries
White Space Art Asia
1 January – 29 February 2020
Contemporary Old is a forthcoming gallery exhibition held at White Space Art Asia, showcasing a series of Chinese ink paintings that are embellished with a contemporary twist.
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore
23 November 2019 – 8 March 2020
Taking NTU CCA Singapore’s overarching research topic Climates. Habitats. Environments. as a point of departure, the exhibition The Posthuman City considers the possibilities of a caring and respectful co-existence between species and a conscious sharing of resources.
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.
SOTA Art Gallery
10 – 19 January 2020
Now in its third edition, the IMPART Collectors’ Show is a marquee event on the Singapore Art Week calendar.