Singapore Night Festival
Inventions and innovation are in order at Singapore Night Festival 2016, and you’ll do well revelling in its fantastical, sci-fi offerings that mix light art with eccentric inventors, roving mythical creatures and… goldfish. We uncover six highlights to catch.
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Singapore Night Festival
The annual festival returns with more lights and sounds. Running on the theme of 'Inventions and Innovation', expect sci-fi and fantasy to be intertwined with light art and performances around the Bras Basah-Bugis precinct. Also happening are workshops and artist talks, which are ticketed separately. We check out six events happening at Singapore Night Festival 2016.
Zao Wou-Ki: No Boundaries
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Before you check this out, pop by STPI’s gallery space for an exhibition showcasing the works of the late abstract painter Zao Wou-Ki. Then, with your curiousity piqued, join chief printer Eitaro Ogawa at this demostration as he shares about the lithography techniques incorporated in Zao's works.
PBD Goes Japanese!
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