With the theme “Artwork Takes Over,” SAW 2021 spans each bodily and digital realms, that includes a brand new SAW Digital web page.
Manila, Philippines – Lengthy acknowledged as the top of Singapore’s Visible Arts scene, the Singapore Artwork Week (SAW) returns within the new yr, this time transporting artwork from gallery partitions and bodily areas into the digital and digital area. Taking place from January 22 to 30, 2021, SAW 2021 is a joint initiative by the Nationwide Arts Council (NAC), Singapore Tourism Board (STB), and the Singapore Financial Improvement Board (EDB).
Now on its ninth yr, Singapore’s signature visible arts season celebrates the approaching collectively of the island nation’s vibrant artist neighborhood throughout unprecedented instances—concurrently navigating new modes of artmaking and presentation whereas trying ahead to new potentialities for the longer term.
Over on artweek.sg/saw-digital, on-line guests to SAW 2021 can benefit from the 360-degree view perform to discover the digital exhibitions and live-streamed occasions. Viewers also can admire the most important variety of commissioned works so far, with over 40 excellent Singapore-based tasks reflecting Singaporean artists and curators’ various capabilities.
With the aim of “going past the confines of the bodily into the digital area,” SAW 2021 will current over 100 arts occasions throughout each bodily and digital areas, that includes new works, transnational collaborations, and digital artwork experiences that enable audiences from around the globe to find and expertise Southeast Asian artwork. Providing a various vary of works from Singapore’s arts and cultural establishments, non-public galleries, nonprofit arts organizations, in addition to unbiased artists and curators, audiences can get pleasure from SAW 2021 by means of bodily displays complemented by digital applications accessible from the consolation of their properties.
“As a hybrid occasion, SAW 2021 continues to replicate the ever-evolving vibrant artwork scene in Singapore, that includes a spread of high quality visible arts tasks, discussions, and exhibitions for the native and worldwide viewers to get pleasure from,” mentioned Ruby Liu, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) Space Director for the Philippines. “We invite Filipinos to reimagine their appreciation and love for artwork by means of participating in our must-see occasions, as artwork crosses over to the digital area.”
Artwork fanatics can try Filipino interdisciplinary artist Pow Martinez’s work in S.E.A. Focus 2021—a showcase of a number of the most interesting up to date artwork from throughout Southeast Asia.
Anybody with a smartphone can attempt the Instagram Augmented Actuality (AR) filter enabled Wild Critters, the place 5 artists and collectives—Inform Your Youngsters, Machineast, SuperCyberTown, ClogTwo, and UFHO—have created a fictional endangered critter that lives throughout 5 completely different habitats within the Gillman Barracks.
Filipinos also can immerse themselves in Inside Like The OutAR, an artwork set up that includes psychotropic digital environments by means of augmented actuality—bringing viewers nearer to the magic of nature.
Even throughout these uncommon instances, SAW continues to be a highlight, gathering, and launchpad for the humanities neighborhood in Singapore, in keeping with the bigger #SGCultureAnywhere marketing campaign, sounding a name in the direction of creating new networks, shared information, and connectivity each regionally and regionally.
Go to www.artweek.sg for the complete SAW 2021 occasion line-up.
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