July 2017
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Recent Comments

    News
    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...
    A Modest Affair: Fundraiser for the Independent Archive

    A Modest Affair: Fundraiser for the Independent Archive

    The Independent Archive is an intimate nook that houses documentation on performance art and where performance artists and musicians play. The Archive is organising a small fundraiser to keep itself running. Thirteen artists have provided works that will be sold or auctioned. These artists include those well known in the art community, including Lee Wen,...
    The MRT Project

    The MRT Project

    I would like to speak about a project that was done without permission. I did not write proposals, apply for licences, pay royalties for music, draw up a budget, hold auditions, or book rehearsal rooms, for this project. It was quick and dirty and anybody could have done it. It is called the MRT Project....
    Becoming-Vegetal, Becoming-Inorganic, Becoming-You

    Becoming-Vegetal, Becoming-Inorganic, Becoming-You

    Becoming is certainly not imitating, or identifying with something [...] Becoming is a verb with a consistency all its own; it does not reduce to, or lead back to, “appearing,” “being,” “equaling,” or “producing.” - Deleuze and Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus In this talk, Shawn will discuss Deleuze and Guattari’s notion of ‘becomings’ as a...
    Christmas Special: Make Your Own Chicken

    Christmas Special: Make Your Own Chicken

    Artist and professional creator of props Gerald Leow will teach you how to make your own chicken like the ones in the picture. Paint these fowl any colour and pattern you like and they’ll be perfect under your Christmas tree or in your performances. Not suitable for chicken rice, though. A minimum of 10 people...
    Being Behold: Notes on Recent Performances, An Artist Talk by Loo Zihan

    Being Behold: Notes on Recent Performances, An Artist Talk by Loo Zihan

    In 2014, Zihan collaborated with various artists on several performance projects, this included Swiss collective Thom Truong and French choreographer Xavier Le Roy. This artist talk will consolidate his musings on these experiences, supplemented with observations on the (dis)appearance of ‘live’ bodies in recent art events and installations in Singapore. Specifically, Zihan will examine the...
    Honey Exchange by Sumugan Sivanesan

    Honey Exchange by Sumugan Sivanesan

    ‘Plan Bienen’ is an artistic research project by Sumugan Sivanesan and Tessa Zettel that investigates urban beekeeping in relation to dual crises in European economic systems and bee ecologies, within the context of Berlin’s post-reunification development as a multicultural ‘creative’ capital. Using the histories and present growing popularity of city bees as an entry point,...
    Artist Talk: "Code in the Micro" by Jacquelyn Soo

    Artist Talk: “Code in the Micro” by Jacquelyn Soo

    Since 2013, Jacquelyn Soo has been exploring the idea of ‘blindness’ in the environment, neglecting our natural landscape and the impact it has on us. The project ‘Code in the Micro’ was realised in August 2014 at Arteles Creative Centre in Finland to discuss this. This series of works pinpoints the unique identity of the...