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    Monday Moot: Geraldine Kang

    Monday Moot: Geraldine Kang

    Geraldine will be presenting her thoughts on her relationship with photography, particularly by using the medium for its inherent detachment, and how that has served differently (sometimes problematically) across a range of projects. Following that, she will also speak about her recent move into installation. If time permits, Geraldine would like to ask the audience...
    Monday Moot: Satoko Lee

    Monday Moot: Satoko Lee

          Living with nature in an urbanised world In this talk, Satoko Lee (née Sukenari) reflects on our urbanised, relationship with nature. She explores the complex intertwinings which bind these two world together on levels both subtle and apparent. By way of illustration, Satoko Lee will also be speaking about grassroots-level activities in...
    Monday Moot: Martin Constable

    Monday Moot: Martin Constable

            The Perfect Art School An art school by its very name is a contradictory thing: an institution that balances the boundless need of art with the entirely bound needs of a school. Like any institution, it evolved to suit the changing needs of the time. Martin will present highlights of this...
    (Not)Monday Moot: Au Sowyee

    (Not)Monday Moot: Au Sowyee

            Malaysian artist Au Sow Yee will explore thoughts and methodologies of her artistic practices, particularly “The Mengkerang Project”, an ongoing series started from 2013, exploring and questioning not only the ideology of nation state, history, psychological geography of Malaysia, but also the mobility of contemporary practices of moving images, where what...
    Monday Moot: Marla Bendini

    Monday Moot: Marla Bendini

        About Marla Bendini “Marla Bendini” was created in 2007 as an amalgamation between art and life, to explore multiple liminal identities and fluidity in perspectives. She seeks to both engage and disarm audiences and to bridge the present to what she envisions to be an inevitable trans/post-human condition.   Date: 18 January 2016,...
    Monday Moot: Bruce Quek

    Monday Moot: Bruce Quek

            Bruce Quek is a young artist who works with whatever seems appropriate at the time, often producing things that don’t seem to mean anything. This tendency might be traced to his training in sculpture at LASALLE, which often saw him scrounging for serendipitous pieces of scrap metal. His projects tend to...
    Monday Moot: Susan Sentler

    Monday Moot: Susan Sentler

    Learning to see…body, place, memory, image In this talk, Susan Sentler, a dance artist and choreographer, will engage in an open dialogue on her practice and its evolution through her MA studies (MACP, professional practice pathway) at Trinity Laban, in partnership with Independent Dance, which she completed in 2013. During this journey, three main works...
    Monday Moot: Lee Wen

    Monday Moot: Lee Wen

    We know things have been a little quiet of late at the Independent Archive – which makes us all the more chuffed to announce a new programme of fortnightly talks, discussions and other meetings of minds. Since it takes place every other Monday, and is by no means restricted to having a speaker talk for...
    POSTPONED: Art at the Fringes of the Law

    POSTPONED: Art at the Fringes of the Law

    A very urgent court case cropped up and our speaker has to attend to it. So, this event has to be postponed until we find a clear date for it. We apologise for this terrible inconvenience.   Art being what it is, sometimes, it treads the borders of the law. What happens when artists challenge...
    Zentai: Challenges to Subcultural Expression

    Zentai: Challenges to Subcultural Expression

      The recent Zentai Day around Lasalle College of the Arts has both confronted and moved the public. On 23 May 2015, the Zentai project will gather 120 people for a stroll down Orchard Road in its largest presence to date. As Zentai continues to elicit diverse reactions from different communities in Singapore, we invite...
    “under my skin… under your skin”

    “under my skin… under your skin”

    We are pleased to invite you for the screening “under my skin… under your skin”, a selection of Baptist Coelho’s video works (2006 to 2011) curated by Lina Vincent Sunish on the 10th of March 2015 from 7.30 pm onwards. The screening will be followed by an artist talk and discussion, moderated by Dr. Nora...
    9 Unconcretised Projects

    9 Unconcretised Projects

    Nine projects could not be realised. Nine projects were not meant to be. For this talk, Vertical Submarine will discuss the circumstances that made these proposals impossible. Time: 7.30-9.30pm Date: 24 Mar 2015, Tue Venue: Independent Archive, 67 Aliwal Street, S(199942) Facebook event page  The Artists Vertical Submarine is an art collective from Singapore. Their...