Singapore visit

I am currently visiting Singapore for the 3rd Singapore International Photography Festival 2012, coming up on 5 October and will last until mid November. The exhibitions and talks are nicely concentrated around the gallery and museum area in Bras Basah. Each venues are close to each other. Quite convenient.

Excerpt from the festival agenda (note that this is NOT the full program):

5 Oct

– 18.00 Opening ceremony at National Library Building, The Plaza

6 Oct
– 11.00 Talk: Current transformations – topography & actuality by Andrea Botto at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall
– 13.30 Talk: Fluid world by Yee I-Lann at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall
– 15.30 Talk: Mediating realities by Wang Qingsong at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall
– 17.00 Talk: Contemporary photography in Indonesia by MES56 at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall

– 19.30 Evening presentations at National Museum of Singapore, Salon

7 Oct
– 11.00 Talk: British contemporary photography by Louise Clements at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall
– 14.00 Talking points: The limits of photography in digital age at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall
– 16.30 Talk: Photography in Philippines contemporary art by Isa Lorenzo at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall
– 18.00 Talk: Korean documentary photography by Seok Jae Hyun at Singapore Art Museum, Glass Hall

– 19.30 Evening presentations at National Museum of Singapore, Salon

8 Oct
– 11.00 Exhibition at Societe Generale Gallery, Alliance Française de Singapour
– 13.00 Exhibition at Photographic Society of Singapore, Selegie Arts House
– 15.00 Special showcase: The History of Monuments by Wang Qingsong

– 19.30 Evening presentations at National Museum of Singapore, Salon

9 Oct
– 10.00 Exhibition at The Plaza, National Library
– 11.00 Exhibition at The Substation Gallery
– 12.00 Exhibition at Singapore Management University Gallery, School of Social Science Building

– 12.00 Special showcase: Silvermine by Thomas Sauvin at Singapore Management University Concourse

10 Oct
– 10.00 Exhibition at Art Science Museum, Marina Bay Sands

– 10.00 Magnum Photos Showcase at Art Science Museum, Marina Bay Sands

Looking forward to the good exhibitions and interesting talks ahead this week. And in between those dates and times, I will also meet up with photographer friends here whom I knew from previous visits or workshops or festivals somewhere else. Hainanese chicken rice, anyone? Kaya toast maybe? Or laksa? ∎

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