Spilling the beans (weekly highlights) 6 June – 13 June

1. Unheard voices of the Red Light District This exhibition put up by Dixie Chan and Felicia Low of Project X showcases the lives of 9 anonymous women who work in the red light district in Singapore. It’s a multimedia installation that aims to create awareness about the issues these women face. As most of […]

Spilling the beans (weekly highlights) 16 – 23 May

ARTS ARE FOR ALL. This page is a new initiative by Jtbeans, to bring you her take on what’s interesting to take a look at in Singapore! She might not have the time or resources to review all of the upcoming highlights, but hopes that you will have a chance to head on down before […]

We walked with her – Amanda Heng at the Singapore Art Museum

We walked with her at the showcase of her multi-disciplinary practice at 8Q, an extension of the Singapore Art Museum. I didn’t know what to expect, after I heard from the museum security guard a little bird that the exhibition was going to be “interesting for boys”. Amanda Heng’s practice began at the cusp of […]

Of camembert cheese, Dali, and me

My first encounter with Surrealist artist Salvador Dali was when I was 13. I was in secondary school, and tasked to paint a picture just like The Persistence of Memory. We weren’t told how or why, but were just supposed to ape the same style. My second encounter with Dali was when my Junior College […]