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Digital Art Forms In Question At Betwixt Festival

As more production tools become available on a digital platform, it’s becoming easier for anyone to produce a work of art and publish it online. Such is the rate of this phenomenon that it may become an increasingly common occurrence for the art we pay for ending up enclosed within a hard drive. If we pay for digital art, are we paying for a hard drive? This question was deliberated during a panel at the inaugural Betwixt Festival on Saturday. The four presenters – Dayang MNT Yraola, Suzy Sulaiman, Pichaya Aime Suphavanij, and Michelle Ho – discussed digital art and the role…
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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…
Arts

See What See: The National Gallery Singapore Through Instagrams

Welcome to “See What See”, the laziest series on DANamic.ORG. Travel around Singapore and do your touristy sightseeing – all through your screen! The best way to discover Singapore is through a local’s eyes, so take a peek from wherever you are – through the magic that is Instagram embeds. Best of all: it’s all free! The National Gallery Singapore may be just a fortnight old, but it’s already seen quite a bit. Since its doors opened on November 24, the museum has already survived a shattered glass door, crushed artistic dreams, and more than 170,000 visitors. The revamped amalgamation…
Life

Beat The Haze: Indoor Events Happening in October

With the unpredictable PSI, it’s hard to make plans with your friends and family for the weekend. Here are a few suggestions on how and where you can spend your “Hazy October” indoors – to keep your loved ones happy, and your lungs happier! We’ve divided these family-friendly events into three categories: Shop, Play, and Ponder! With everything from flea markets to rock climbing, museums to film festivals, who says staying indoors is a bad thing? SHOP Have an itch to shop? Check out these cool fleas to see what you can spend on! They might have great deals there,…
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