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Walking With Beasts: Theo Jansen’s Famous Moving Sculptures Unveiled at ArtScience Museum

Conventional ways of thinking about art, science and engineering would typically lead us to conceive of them as separate, mutually exclusive realms. Dutch artist Theo Jansen, however, seamlessly straddles their boundaries with his world-famous sculptures and inorganic life – the Strandbeests. Conceptualised initially as a solution to global warming, the Strandbeests are synonymous with the iconic PVC pipes that they’re made of. The unique form of artificial life is birthed from an artistic application of engineering principles. The Strandbeests posses a looming grace especially when they’re seen in movement, walking in unique gaits reminiscent of real-life animal behaviour. Aided by…
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Art From The Streets 2018: Bringing Home An Inevitable Intrinsic Element Of Street Art

If you haven’t gotten your fill yet after Singapore Art Week 2018, you can take a trip down to the ArtScience Museum Singapore for Art From The Streets, featuring some of the boldest works from a handful of the world’s most renowned and talented street artists including Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Futura, Invader, JR, Blek le Rat and Vhils! Art From The Streets is a culmination of 40 years of Street Art, where exhibits speak of a countercultural attitude in today’s zeitgeist of conformism. Curated by Street Art expert and gallerist Magda Danysz, Art from the Streets is home to over 200 large-scale mural…
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Iconic Street Artists Invade The ArtScience Museum

From 13 January 2018, the world’s most iconic street artists present provocative works, as they invade the galleries of the ArtScience Museum in one of the boldest exhibitions to be shown in years. Art from the Streets traces 40 years of Street Art, from its countercultural beginnings to its extraordinary rise as a major phenomenon in contemporary art. The show features the world’s best-known street artists including Banksy, Shepard Fairey (aka Obey), Futura, Invader, JR, Blek le Rat, Swoon, and Vhils among others. Curated by Street Art expert and gallerist Magda Danysz, Art from the Streets reflects the evolution of street…
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Art & Bytes: Betwixt Festival To Launch End-February

Interstice – that’s the theme at the inaugural Betwixt Festival, a six-day event launching this February at the ArtScience Museum. Referring to “gaps, cracks, and a very small intervening space”, the theme sets the tone for the meeting of art, science, and technology. “As our social landscape swiftly becomes more and more digitalised, new mediums of expression emerge entwined in technology. Coding and physical computing have become tools for artists to create art that has an interactive nature to it, art that requires stimulation and participation to be art – in summary, digital, interactive art.” Falling almost perfectly in line with…
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