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The Scene Catch Singapore Symphony Orchestra's Digital Concert or Visit Local Art Exhibitions This Week

Catch Singapore Symphony Orchestra's Digital Concert or Visit Local Art Exhibitions This Week

Catch Singapore Symphony Orchestra's Digital Concert or Visit Local Art Exhibitions This Week
Fire Blanket by Ian Tee (Image: Yavuz Gallery)
By Amelia Yeo
August 28, 2020
Local art spaces The Substation and Grey Projects invite gallery goers to visit their latest exhibitions, while Hans Graf, SSO's new chief conductor presents the second of two digital concerts scheduled for the month of August
Straits Records (Image: The Substation)
Straits Records (Image: The Substation)
Straits Records (Image: The Substation)
Straits Records (Image: The Substation)

1/4 We are not going back, we are coming around

What As part of the new initiative Proposals for Novel Ways of Being helmed by the National Gallery and Singapore Art Museum to rally the local arts community, The Substation is one of 12 local arts spaces to host a slew of programmes by practitioners from various fields. The series titled We are not going back, we are coming around, is anchored in the exploration of how the arts should re-evaluate their role in a world that is broken and will see eight participating artists contribute to the conversation through their works, including a pop-up by Straits Records, one of Singapore's few remaining record shops, to kick off its programme and boost local independent businesses in the process. 

When Till January 15, 2021

(Related: A Renaissance Lady in a Kopitiam? Artist Hafiiz Karim is Giving Classical Art a Singaporean Spin)

(Image: Grey Projects)
(Image: Grey Projects)

2/4 Stranger Still

What Comprised of four programmes and curated by local artist Jason Wee, the first installation of Stranger Still is an exhibition titled Strange Bodies by Malaysian film score composer Jerome Kugan and homegrown artist Yang Zhongda that explores the polyvalent possibilities between human and non-human divisions, presented in several chimeric forms. The chimeras, which are largely inspired by mythology, history, and contemporary medical case studies, reassesses our expectations of what we perceive as natural and disordered, as well as present a picture of how bodies will inevitably evolve and survive to adapt to a post-crisis future.

When Till January 20, 2021

(Related: National Gallery Singapore is Offering Complimentary Gallery Insider Memberships)

Kaali by Melissa Tan (Image: Richard Koh Fine Art)
Kaali by Melissa Tan (Image: Richard Koh Fine Art)

3/4 A Decade Apart / Together

What To explore the impact of a decade in one's personal artistic references, three artists from the 1980s—namely Genevieve Chua, Hu Qiren and Melissa Tan—will have their works presented alongside three artists from the 1990s—namely Ian Tee, Mengju Lin and Odelia Tang at Richard Koh Fine Art gallery. Works from the group exhibition will delve deeper into the themes of mythology and textual intervention, among many others. 

When August 28 till September 19

Music On The Air (Image: Singapore Symphony Orchestra)
Music On The Air (Image: Singapore Symphony Orchestra)

4/4 Mozart and Stravinsky: Music On The Air

What Catch the second of two concerts helmed by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra's new chief conductor, Hans Graf, in a performance that weaves compositions of both Stravinsky and Mozart together. Expect to be serenaded to Mozart's Serenade in E flat and Adagio & Fugue in C minor, as well as Stravinsky's Apollo and Octet. The digital performance can also be accessed through a pay-as-you-wish basis.

When August 29, 8 pm 

(Related: From Online Concerts to a Virtual Fashion Festival, Here Are the Digital Events to Catch This August 2020)

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The Scene SSO Hans Graf The Substation Grey Projects Proposals for novel ways of being Richard Koh Fine Art

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