You are cordially invited to join a networking session and a guided tour of two Singapore Biennale 2016 Affiliate Projects, The world precedes the eye and Boedi Widjaja: Black—Hut, at LASALLE College of the Arts’ Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Singapore.

Explore the journey of nine artists from across the Asia-Pacific region in The world precedes the eye as they identify new lines of thinking about material across time, space and history. They include works in a range of media that will be exhibited in Singapore for the first time.

With Boedi Widjaja: Black—Hut, Indonesia-born Singaporean artist Boedi Widjaja has designed a complex architectural and sound work – a room within a room – that links diverse conceptual references through his own lived experience of migration, culture and aesthetics. Boedi will be present to introduce his exhibition.

Other highlights include:
– A new 16mm film installation by Pratchaya Phinthong (Thailand) that documents the burning of methane hydrate
– A “small academy” by Zeyno Pekünlü (Turkey) showcasing cheat sheets from around the world
– Spoken word by Zou Zhao (Singapore) that occupies three sites in the gallery.

Date: 3 December 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 7PM
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
LASALLE College of the Arts
1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940

7pm: Registration/Welcome drinks
7.30pm: Guided Tour of “The world precedes the eye”, led by ICA Singapore Director Ms Bala Starr
8.15pm: Guided Tour of “Black-Hut” by Boedi Widjaja
8.40pm: Cocktail Reception
9pm: End

Due to limited capacity, please register your interest early with:

Annabel Lim
Burson-Marsteller for LASALLE
6671 3222 /

Cassandra Tan
Burson-Marsteller for LASALLE
6671 3218 /

Best regards
The Secretariat
Singapore Press Club


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