Singapore Biennale 2019 is the biennale of our time
Filipino artist Gary-Ross Pastrana’s “Properties” displays static objects used in a play staged in Manila called “Cleanse.” These objects would then be ‘activated’ by performance artists in Singapore; the objects thus taking in new meanings and identities.
A Closer Look at Frieze London 2019: Weaving the Threads of History
Varying from performances and selected emerging artists, to diverse socially engaged projects, Frieze curated sections offer the most enriching experience of the art on display, delivering a context for research-based curatorial narratives amid the commercial aesthetics.
What to expect from Filipino artists at the 2019 Singapore Biennale
To have a Filipino at the helm of a large-scale exhibition in Singapore that could shape and mold what the world perceives as Southeast Asian art is a position that shouldn’t be taken lightly. To also have Filipino artists in a space that could highlight not just their work but also the contexts they operate in is a feat that should be acknowledged.
Frieze London Shows the Art World Has Cottoned On to Weaving
The Frieze London fair opened on Thursday, and art dealers from all over the world have gathered for what organizers are calling the most international edition in the fair’s history. In a huge white tent in Regent’s Park, more than 165 galleries have set up their stands, and on them, you can see art made from iron, found rocks, melted glass and old televisions, all fascinatingly inventive.
Frieze London 2019: Brash, Bewildering but with Traces of Resistance
“WELCOME TO THE SHITSHOW!” screams a special edition Jeremy Deller poster making the rounds during Frieze London 2019. It could apply to almost anything at the city’s most eccentric, brash and bewildering art event of the year, but the background image of red, white and blue stripes – the Union Jack – make clear that it’s a reference to Brexit, supposedly penned to happen later this month.