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National Gallery Roof Garden’s SEA STATE 9: Learn About Reclamation And Plants From These Areas.
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National Gallery Roof Garden’s SEA STATE 9: Learn About Reclamation And Plants From These Areas.

For the first time, the National Gallery Singapore has commissioned a local artist – Charles Lim Yi Yong –  to transform its Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden into a social space that enables a deeper understanding of the intricacies of Singapore’s reclamation landscape – which has been pivotal in Singapore’s urban development plans. This exhibition is titled SEA STATE 9: proclamation garden and it is also Charles’ first comprehensive foray into re-designing a physical space for his work. Renowned local artist, Charles Lim Yi Yong. Charles Lim studied Fine Art at London in Central Saint Martins School of Art and…
Rirkrit Tiravanija’s “Bamboo Maze” – A Mindful Respite With Tea Delight
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Rirkrit Tiravanija’s “Bamboo Maze” – A Mindful Respite With Tea Delight

Should you decide to go atop National Gallery Singapore, you would be greeted by an incredible canopy of bamboo scaffolding. A stark contrast to the modern architecture of the Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden surrounding it, internationally renowned artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, presents it as his largest bamboo maze installation to date. Named “untitled 2018 (the infinite dimensions of smallness)”, the immersive installation stands at a towering four-meters high, with its inspiration an elegant combination of materials, craftwork, and architecture from across Asia. The maze itself references traditional hand-built bamboo scaffolding – commonplace in Thailand, where Rirkrit spent most of his growing years…
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