What do you think about Singapore Art Week 2019 SAW continues through to February?

Singapore Art Week 2019 is a collective and multi-disciplinary effort bringing together new and old partners – including art institutions, museums and galleries, as well as groups and collectives of established and emerging art-makers intent on engaging a wider audience through compelling, innovative and memorable art experiences. 

Beyond the art fairs, gallery openings, exhibitions, public art and lifestyle events, Singapore Art Week (SAW) 2019 audiences can also enjoy art offerings that explore familiar public spaces in a new light; draw inspiration from technology, tradition and heritage; and present Singapore’s diverse and distinctive visual arts landscape in the company of world class names.

The "week" runs until Sunday 27 January. But there's much more that continues into February. SAW2019

Some of the events to look out for and running through to February 2019...

An initiative by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery and organised by Audrey Yeo, S.E.A. Focus is a platform to foster deeper appreciation and increase demand for Southeast Asian modern and contemporary art through dynamic collaboration with 25 international and local galleries involved.

The inaugural edition of S.E.A. Focus takes the form of a boutique art fair and will be held from Wednesday 23 to Sunday 27 January 2019 in a special pop-up structure at the Gillman Barracks visual arts cluster. There's more here

The MeshMinds Foundation and LASALLE College of the Arts. The opening party for Art+Tech for Good is over, but the show goes on until Sunday 27 January at Roger&Sons, 115 King George's Avenue, Lavender. Don't miss Singapore's first immersive art exhibition focused on the sustainable development of people and our planet. Meet Kay Poh Gek Vasey and the creative genius' of Meshminds as they work with students to bring tech and art together for good! There's a workshop to make useful items from local wood too. Go to Meshminds for more

ARTWALK Little India: LASALLE College of the Arts and Singapore Tourism Board (STB), with the support of the Little India Shopkeepers’ and Heritage Association (LISHA), present ARTWALK Little India,until Saturday, 2 Feb 2019 a multi-disciplinary public art project set in the cultural precinct of Little India. The inaugural edition of ARTWALK was held in 2015 and the event has been part of the Singapore Art Week line-up ever since. Through artworks such as wall murals, films, music and performances, artists bring to life the history and traditions of Little India, as well as the personal stories of its community through a multi-sensory art experience.There's more here - ARTWALK Little India - including how to register for free tours.

Light to Night Festival is an annual urban art event that celebrates the National Gallery and the Civic District of Singapore. It aims to make art accessible, bringing a range of creative and artistic expressions to a wide audience. This year's festival comprises two editions for Art Week (18 Jan - 27 Jan) and Singapore's Bicentennial (28 Jan - 24 Feb). The Art Week Edition offers a contemporary lens that explores art and ideas that are closely linked with the Civic District site, inspired by histories and stories. So much to see and experience. Here's to light

“Bridges of Time” - i Light Singapore for the Bicentennial. From 28 January to 24 February 2019, it features 32 artworks, comprising sustainable light art installations and a spectacular multimedia show. This sets alight Singapore's Bicentennial commemoration and features artists from 14 different countries, including Singapore. This sustainable light art festival delves into the topic of connectivity, while reflecting on Singapore’s history, growth and relationships with the world. In the tradition of i Light Marina Bay which started in 2010. Lighten up Singapore

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24 January 2019
Thanks for detailed information of this Singapore Art Week article Ken. Fantastic!

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