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A Waking Dream: Sun-Boy and Yellow Man by Lee Wen

A Waking Dream: Sun-Boy and Yellow Man by Lee Wen

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On display from 9 Jun–9 Sep

City Hall Wing, Level 1–3, City Hall Foyer and Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery A


Explore five interactive installations with a cast of fun characters inspired by Lee Wen's book A Waking Dream and his best-known performance series Journey of a Yellow Man.

Begining at Level 1 of the City Hall Wing, go on a journey of self-discovery through music, beautiful illustrations and bright colours, all found in the five different installations: Rainbow Concert Hall; Daydream Tunnel; Rainbow Passageway; Dreamers Haven; and Anatomy of Dreamers. Through it all, visitors will learn more about Lee Wen's life and art, as well as what it means to be a small BIG dreamer! 

Pick up a festival guide and begin your journey through A Waking Dream: Sun-Boy and Yellow Man.

For more fun activities, purchase an Art Pack from one of the Children's Festival vending machines around the Gallery.

Who is Lee Wen?
Who is Lee Wen?

About the artist

Lee Wen (b. 1957) is an artist who creates many different kinds of art. He was one of the first performance artists in Singapore. Performance artists use their bodies and objects to create art. The pictures around you show scenes from his best-known performance series, Journey of a Yellow Man. Lee Wen was awarded the Cultural Medallion for Visual Arts in 2005 and the Joseph Balestier Award for the Freedom of Art in 2016.