TALKS AND WORKSHOPS

TALKS AND WORKSHOPS

Gain fresh insights and learn more about the artistic practices and processes behind some of the highlights of our exhibitions.

Programmes

Encountering Watercolour: A 50-Year History of Watercolour in Singapore 新加坡水彩50年

Members of the Singapore Watercolour Society trace the history of watercolour in Singapore and the society’s 50-year development since its founding in 1969. This talk is conducted in Mandarin. Read more

Demystifying Watercolour

Learn more about the medium of watercolour on a tour of "Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore", followed by a hands-on workshop led by watercolourist and art educator Foo Kwee Horng. Read more

Artist Talk: Colin Currie

The Colin Currie Group is a virtuosic ensemble that specialises in the music of Steve Reich. Discover the influence of Minimalism on the group’s journey in this talk with founder and leader Colin Currie. Read more

Artist Talk: Elmgreen & Dragset

Contemporary artistic duo Elmgreen & Dragset are acclaimed for redefining how art is presented and experienced. Join them they discuss their practice and works, including "Queer Bar/Powerless Structures, Fig. 21" featured in the exhibition "Minimalism: Space. Light. Object." Read more

Guest Lecture: Joan Kee | Minimalism in Asia Major

Learn more about art historian Joan Kee’s maverick view of Minimalism, as she addresses how and why Asia and Asian artists mattered, in relation to one of the most important art movements in the 20th century, as well as how contemporary art can be a fluid geography of imagination. Made possible with the support of the U.S. Embassy of Singapore. Read more

Artist Talk: Tadaaki Kuwayama

Tadaaki Kuwayama is a leading Minimalist artist who moved from Japan to New York in the late 1950s. Learn about his engagement with other key Minimalist artists in New York in the 1960s and his experiences as a Japanese artist working in the United States at the time, in this dialogue between Kuwayama and curator Russell Storer. Read more

Collaging Ancestries | Goh Beng Kwan in Conversation with Seng Yu Jin

Join Cultural Medallion artist Goh Beng Kwan and Senior Curator Seng Yu Jin as they discuss how collage offered a way for Goh to explore new ways of art-making using an expanded range of materials and cultural sources. Read more

Women and Minimalism | In Conversation with Goh Sze Ying and Joleen Loh

Join Assistant Curators Goh Sze Ying and Joleen Loh as they examine approaches to seriality and form in the practice of artists Kim Lim, Eliane Radigue, Anne Truitt and Charlotte Posenenske. Read more