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Singapore: Inside Out in London

This is an exhibition of Singaporean arts in London.

Singapore: Inside Out is a showcase of Singaporean art in Beijing, London and New York City. More info here.

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There were lots of announcements like this on the walls at Brick Lane.

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See – it’s here.

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The cyclist got in the way.

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Another cyclist.

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Yet another cyclist.

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That’s the Old Truman Brewery, converted into an arts and creative enterprises venue.

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The neighbourhood is so arty that even unadorned walls have character.

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At a café while waiting for the exhibition to open.

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Performance art – I confess I don’t really get it. Red and white are the colours of Singapore’s flag.

He’s leaving smoke trails on the window … is this an ironic commentary on the ephemeral nature of Singapore’s national culture at an exhibition of Singaporean art?

The overall mood, partly because of the candles, is rather funereal.

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That’s an installation on which the public is invited to scrawl/doodle.

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The installation is still clean … the exhibition had just opened, after all.

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Info panels.

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There’s a … grass lawn exhibit.

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This I understand – books on a shelf.

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Fortunate placement of people.

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That’s the Actors’ Tour, during which the monologues of various featured artists were performed.

There’s the mention of Singapore’s arts and culture policy, and a hint of self-conscious deprecation concerning state-sponsored art.

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I fired off a few shots before realizing my DSLR might be a little bit loud and distracting… I switched to my more discreet Olympus XA2 (more in another post).

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The performance art again – check out the funereal-looking candles.

Thanks for reading!

Camera: Canon 600D

Lens: Canon 40mm f/2.8 STM

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3 comments on “Singapore: Inside Out in London

  1. Monika
    July 25, 2015

    The photo with the caption “Fortunate placement of people.” looks like a book cover. Great photos!

  2. jowaterworth23
    July 25, 2015

    loved that cafe wall…

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