Time Out Singapore: Cultural Medallion Winners 2013

Established in 1979 by former Singapore President Ong Teng Cheong (then Minister for Culture), the Cultural Medallion is given to the country’s most prominent artists in the fields of dance, theatre, literature, music, photography, art and film. Gwen Pew talks to this year’s three recipients, who received their awards at the end of last month, to find … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: Cultural Medallion Winners 2013

Time Out Singapore: Singapore Biennale 2013

Two curators tell Gwen Pew why art newbies should take the time to visit this year’s Singapore Biennale. 5 Oct 2013: Founded in 2006 as a platform to stimulate dialogue between works by local and international artists, the Singapore Biennale quickly established its reputation as one of the largest art events on the country’s cultural calendar. Held every … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: Singapore Biennale 2013

Time Out Singapore: ‘World Architecture Festival 2013’ Preview

For its sixth edition, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) will be held at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands this year as structures across the globe compete for the prestigious awards. Having bagged four WAF prizes in 2012, our Little Red Dot has over 40 buildings nominated in 29 categories this time around. Here, the festival’s programming … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘World Architecture Festival 2013’ Preview

Time Out Singapore: ‘Architours 2013’ Guide

The only festival dedicated to architecture in the country, Archifest is back this month for its seventh year. Organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), the festival features three weeks of events, with the theme ‘Small is Beautiful’ – celebrating projects that are small in size but large in ambition and impact. 16 Sep … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: ‘Architours 2013’ Guide

Time Out Singapore: President’s Young Talents 2013

4 Feb 2013: Founded by the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) in 2001, the President’s Young Talents (PYT) is a commissioning exhibition that gives the most promising emerging young local artists – all national or permanent residents of Singapore aged below 35 – a chance to be mentored through the process of art making. There are a number of … Continue reading Time Out Singapore: President’s Young Talents 2013