Mrs Kamal explaining to student the batik hot wax stamping process at the studio. We hosted a group of young ladies who were very keen to learn about batik-painting process and got a tour of our working studio in-between experiencing the use of traditional tools such as the Tjanting for themselves and producing a large... Continue Reading →
Kita Ada... (or in English - We Have...) is a series of up-close-and-personal sessions of getting to know the movers of the Singapore Malay Arts scene. We are piloting this series with GENDANG AKUSTIKA - an urban-based Malay folk music ensemble in Singapore. Gendang Akustika, led by the highly regarded Syafiqah 'Adha Sallehin, aspires to... Continue Reading →
FROM HERE: Reimagining Expressions - brings together two Singapore-based visual artists, Joyce Chong and Chua Zin Yan, who found new meaning and artistic expressions during the pandemic. Every now and then we find the courage to redefine our status quo and to push beyond our personal boundaries, especially in times of adversity. For Joyce Chong,... Continue Reading →
The amazing sense of achievement in creating art together from scratch. Hard to imagine at the start they would produce large batik paintings and a personal piece of authentic batik art. The team building batik painting introduces participants to what is batik fabric and batik-paintings in our multi cultural society. They will be taught by... Continue Reading →
The final session with NT students on fabric art was introducing them to the oldest dye known to mankind by way of Shibori - the Japanese tie and dye techniques. They explored folding and clamping methods instead of pole ties. We also touched on a bit of science in explaining the indigo dying process. Besides... Continue Reading →
Special programme for NT students exposing them to art in a practical and fun way. We did tie and dye for their third of our four sessions workshop exposing them to different kinds of fabric art. Everyone was pleasantly surprised unveiling their spiral pattern project. These are colourfast dye that they can wear and won’t... Continue Reading →
Sharing about career as an artist drawing caricatures and live demonstration of observation skills to capture likeness. This art enrichment programme is endorsed for national schools and eligible for funding. Extended live demonstration for students during school recess where that get to see the drawing process up close and interact with the artist.