So this is what it feels like to be free

So this is what it feels like to be free

7 January – 4 March 2023
FOST Gallery, Gillman Barracks, 1 Lock Rd, #01-02, Singapore 108932 (go to Google maps)
Free Admission

So this is what it feels like to be free

So this is what it feels like to be free is a solo exhibition presenting three new bodies of work by visual artist John Clang. It addresses the complexities of personal privacy, self-knowledge and identity formation while navigating margins between the private, public and secret. Working at the crossroads of observation, intervention, and performance, he contemplates on how one's inner and outer subjectivities and realities are crystallised across diverse social and historical milieus.

Credits: John CLANG, Sans the Face 13, 2020. Image Courtesy of the Artist.

Artist: John Clang

Artist and Curator's Talk

07 Jan 2023 (Sat), 3pm - 4pm

Exhibition Opening

07 Jan 2023 (Sat), 3pm - 7pm 

Reading by an Artist (2022)

This performative artwork involves an in-person zi wei dou shu (紫微斗数) reading by Clang, a certified practitioner. Based on one's birth date and timing, interpretations and calculations will be performed to empower participants in gaining deeper introspection and clarity of their strengths and weaknesses.


Performance Schedule
45-60 mins per in-person reading
Limited to 1 person per reading

10 and 11 January 2023: 2 – 5pm
13 January 2023: 2 – 5pm, 7 – 9pm
17, 18 and 20 January 2023:  2 – 5pm

8, 14 and 15 January 2023: 1 – 5pm

Pre-registration for this programme is essential, kindly schedule your session here.
For testimonials & FAQs, please visit here.

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