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
The Private Museum
11 January – 1 March 2020
In conjunction with Singapore Art Week 2020, The Private Museum Singapore is pleased to present Emerging: Collecting Contemporary Singapore – Selections from The Duo Collection.
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
18 January 2020
Commonly known as the forward-slash in text and writing, the oblique, an upward-sloping diagonal line, seems somewhat oxymoronic.
Esplanade–Theatres on the Bay
17 January – 5 April 2020
In four exhibitions around Esplanade, discover new works by Chen Sai Hua Kuan; kllylmrck; The Migrant Ecologies Project (comprising Lucy Davis, Zai Tang, Kee Ya Ting and Zachary Chan); and Amanda Heng, whose exhibition is commissioned by the Singapore Biennale 2019 with venue support by Esplanade.
Richard Koh Fine Art
10 – 24 January 2020
As part of a 10-year anniversary look back at past exhibitions by its artists, Richard Koh Fine Art kicks off the celebration with a special presentation by Natee Utarit and Nadiah Bamadhaj.