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Singapore Biennale 2019 x 2019 Asian Art Biennial Collaborative Film Screenings and Talks


Singapore Biennale 2019 x 2019 Asian Art Biennial Collaborative Film Screenings and Talks

01 – 02 February 2020

Registration starts from 1.30pm. First 50 registrants each day will receive a complimentary admission voucher (worth up to S$25) to the Singapore Biennale 2019 exhibition at National Gallery Singapore.

Free admission

The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium, City Hall Wing, Basement 1, National Gallery Singapore

In collaboration with the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, a two-day series of film screenings and panels featuring video works presented at the 2019 Asian Art Biennial will be held in conjunction with Singapore Biennale 2019. 

Artists whose video works will be shown include Ting Chaong-Wen (Taiwan), Liu Chuang (China), Ming Wong (Singapore), Liu-Yu (Taiwan), Tamura Yuichiro (Japan), Wang Hong-Kai (Taiwan) and Park Chang-Kyong (Korea). Screenings will be followed by discussions with selected artists and local curators/researchers, including Shabbir Hussain Mustafa, Kenneth Tay, Lisa Horikawa and Goh Sze Ying. A special presentation on 2019 Asian Art Biennial by the curators Hsu Chia-Wei and Ho Tzu-Nyen will also be part of this two-day event.

*Please note that speakers will be presenting in either English [e] or Mandarin [m], and there will be simultaneous translation. Headsets are available at the registration counter.

Day 1 Programme : 1 Feb 2020 (Saturday)

Day 2 Programme : 2 Feb 2020 (Sunday)

About 2019 Asian Art Biennial
Organised by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, and co-curated by Hsu Chia-Wei from Taiwan and Ho Tzu-Nyen from Singapore, the curatorial theme of the 2019 Asian Art Biennial is “The Strangers from Beyond the Mountain and the Sea.” It seeks to shatter the concept of delineation according to national territory, borders or geographical domains, and instead to expand from the outside cultures of “others” or “strangers” to a broader consideration of outside realms, as exemplified by “Zomia” and the “Sulu Sea.” In so doing, it hopes to re-examine our perceived boundaries and those of our society, or even our species, and thus assess the distinct historical experience of Asia and attempt a new interpretation of Asian culture. The biennial features a wide selection of artworks, including paintings, installations, video works, performances, and workshops by 30 artists and collectives from 16 countries.

For more information on the 2019 Asian Art Biennial, please visit https://www1.asianartbiennial.org/2019/content/EN/index.aspx

This event is co-organised by SAM along with the following partners: