Weekend: Cities hopping March 12th – 13th 2016

SINGAPORE
i) iLight Marina Bay 2016
When: March 4th to March 27th; starts at 730pm
Where: Marina Bay, Bayfront MRT
It is an excellent event to bring your friends and/or family for photo-taking sessions. There are interactive light installations built by renowned international artists. Soap-bubbles can be seen along the waters and they are designed by students from Nanyang Polytechnic. Student helpers and volunteers are stationed at each installation to provide visitors with some information.

Editor’s note: If you were to walk along the river, a lamp post which stands on a float will periodically fall into the water. Do not panic. It is a daily routine. 

 

ii) Spectrum
Where: National Gallery Singapore, Nearest train station: City Hall MRT
Launch of the programme: March 12th to 13th

A special programme to be held on the second weekend of every quarter of the year. The first-ever spectrum shines the spotlight on Singapore and what are the little things that make an island home to Singaporeans.
https://www.nationalgallery.sg/see-do/highlights/spectrum

iii) FUTURE WORLD
Where: ArtScience Museum, Nearest train station: Bayfront MRT
When: Permanent exhibition, starting on March 12th, 2016

FUTURE WORLD: Where Art meets Science is co-curated with teamLab, a globally renowned Japanese group of ultra-technologists and multi-award winning art collective. It is a lot of fun at the exhibition. The exhibition highlights the elements of technology, science, climate change, and our five senses through play.

Visitors will have the opportunity to color their drawings. Images can be placed under a scanner- to be digitized and reflected on a huge screen. There are also building blocks to design a railway, road and river for your very own version of an industrial town or city.

NETHERLANDS
TEFAF Maastricht 2016
When: March 11th to 20th, 2016
Where: MECC Maastricht, Forum 100, 6229 GV Maastricht, the Netherlands

Meet and buy artworks from 275 art dealers at exhibition. For more information:http://www.tefaf.com/

Pearl Lam Galleries will be presenting two solo shows by Su Xiaobai and Zhu Jinshi at TEFAF Maastricht 2016.pearllam

 

DUBAI, Dubai Design District – Medley Exhibition
Gallery Ward New Space Opening, starts at 6pm, March 12th, 2016.
Unit R08, Building 4, Dubai Design District
Exhibition runs until April 12th, 2016.

Under the patronage of H.E Abdul Rahman Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health & H.E Sherif El Bidewy, Consul-General of Egypt in Dubai, Gallery Ward will be opening a new space in Dubai Design District and inaugural exhibition “Medley”.

“Medley” is a concept developed by renowned curator Ehab Ellaban in 2013. The exhibition features a survey of selected works by eight artists: Adel Tharwat, Ahmed El Shaer, Ahmed Kassim, Armen Agop, Ayman Elsemary, Ayman Lotfy, Essam Marouf, Essam Darwish, and Mohammed Abouelnaga. ‘Medley’ continues to celebrate cultures and creativity through showcasing a collection of diverse works by some of the region’s most prominent contemporary artists. Although the artists, subjects, media and styles in this exhibition are diverse and eclectic, they are all linked in identifying today’s aesthetic. Volume 3 of the series hopes to provide viewers with a deeper understanding and a more relevant dialogue around Arab contemporary art.

For more information: http://www.galleryward.com/

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