Tag Archives: Singapore

On Pulau Ubin Island, I spent most of my time sitting on the front porch.

Island. Then Island Again.

Island. Then Island Again.

Mike Chang goes to Pulau Ubin Island to speak with artist Amanda Heng about the early days of Artist Village, a long-running art space and residency program there.

Ron Swanson does not like new things.  From "Parks and Recreation", NBC

New Hairdo for a New Era

New Hairdo for a New Era

Mike Chang’s fear of the barbershop leads to a realization that artists not only have to know what they want, they need to know how to say it–otherwise, someone else will say it for them.

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New Guest Blogger: Mike Chang, Artist, Singapore

New Guest Blogger: Mike Chang, Artist, Singapore

Former guest blogger Mike Chang, an artist and educator living in Singapore, returns for another stint as the Art21 Blog’s writer-in-residence!

Installation view of "Untitled (Wildlife)" at Substation, Singapore.

Talking to Kai Lam about Performance Art, Invisibility, and “Art Laws” in Singapore

Talking to Kai Lam about Performance Art, Invisibility, and “Art Laws” in Singapore

  First, before I start, I would like to complain a bit: Singapore prides itself on being a city of electronic gadgets and connectivity-on-the-go. There are many people watching videos …

Installation view of "We Who Saw Sign"at ICA Gallery 1, Singapore.

Arts Funding, Censorship, and Writing in Singapore

Arts Funding, Censorship, and Writing in Singapore

  Soon after writing my first post for this blog, I realized how unnecessary it was for me to point out that things are different between the States and Singapore.  …

Louisa Conrad having a conversation with students in Singapore

A Classroom Chat with Artist and Farmer Louisa Conrad

A Classroom Chat with Artist and Farmer Louisa Conrad

  As the artist-in-residence at an all-girls high school in Singapore, I have been working on an environmental project with the students. Twenty students and myself have each been carrying …

Student printmaking work. Courtesy Charlotte Hong.

In Your Court

In Your Court

Before I start, I have to confess: let’s just say writing about/for other people is not my strong suit.  Writing about other people’s art gives me the nausea. Writing about …