5th year of Art Fair Philippines

It is the 5th year of Art Fair Philippines and its 2017 gallery roster included more galleries from abroad (Berlin, HK, NY, Singapore, Spain, Tokyo).  One gallery in Singapore, Artesan Gallery + Studio, is run by a Filipino and has

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5th year of Art Fair Philippines

It is the 5th year of Art Fair Philippines and its 2017 gallery roster included more galleries from abroad (Berlin, HK, NY, Singapore, Spain, Tokyo).  One gallery in Singapore, Artesan Gallery + Studio, is run by a Filipino and has

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Art, Education and Cross-Sector Collaboration

This conference, organized by Brack Singapore and IFIMA, gathered art practitioners, artists, art professors, critics and writers for a discussion on the dynamic field of community art/ participatory art/ socially-engaged art / a few other terms for this type of

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Art, Education and Cross-Sector Collaboration

This conference, organized by Brack Singapore and IFIMA, gathered art practitioners, artists, art professors, critics and writers for a discussion on the dynamic field of community art/ participatory art/ socially-engaged art / a few other terms for this type of

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Art in Art Basel

Visiting Art Basel HK certainly whets the appetite for more good art.  While the event has had extensive online coverage, seeing the artworks personally is a different experience altogether. The show had its share of popular names –  like a

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Art in Art Basel

Visiting Art Basel HK certainly whets the appetite for more good art.  While the event has had extensive online coverage, seeing the artworks personally is a different experience altogether. The show had its share of popular names –  like a

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The New Rules of Public Art

The New Rules of Public Art by Situations UK It doesn’t have to look like public art. It’s not forever. Don’t make it for a community.  Create a community. Create space for the unplanned. Withdraw from the cultural arms race.

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The New Rules of Public Art

The New Rules of Public Art by Situations UK It doesn’t have to look like public art. It’s not forever. Don’t make it for a community.  Create a community. Create space for the unplanned. Withdraw from the cultural arms race.

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Words I Often Encounter When I Read Up on Art

                Lately, I’ve been reading up on art. And I found that my dictionary app still remembers the words I’ve looked up over the past weeks.  Hence, here are … “Words I Often

Words I Often Encounter When I Read Up on Art

                Lately, I’ve been reading up on art. And I found that my dictionary app still remembers the words I’ve looked up over the past weeks.  Hence, here are … “Words I Often

Cross post: What is Postmedia?

Cross post from the Neo Tasaday wordpress blog: To explain the concept of Postmedia in a dictionary form, which Felix Guattari first coined in the 90s, is quite a convenient option. However, there’s a danger that some important details that

Cross post: What is Postmedia?

Cross post from the Neo Tasaday wordpress blog: To explain the concept of Postmedia in a dictionary form, which Felix Guattari first coined in the 90s, is quite a convenient option. However, there’s a danger that some important details that

Toolkit for Participatory Art Projects

Here is a good toolkit when undertaking participatory art projects.  It is by Creative Scotland.  I appreciate the relatively straightforward language of the toolkit and the brief discussions it contains.  It draws emphasis on the planning stage of a project,

Toolkit for Participatory Art Projects

Here is a good toolkit when undertaking participatory art projects.  It is by Creative Scotland.  I appreciate the relatively straightforward language of the toolkit and the brief discussions it contains.  It draws emphasis on the planning stage of a project,

Notes on Singapore Creative Industries Paper

Below are my notes on the study “Subjugated in the Creative Industries: The Fine Arts in Singapore” [1] that was published in a journal in 2011: For the case of Singapore, identity building is already forward-looking.  The government has adopted

Notes on Singapore Creative Industries Paper

Below are my notes on the study “Subjugated in the Creative Industries: The Fine Arts in Singapore” [1] that was published in a journal in 2011: For the case of Singapore, identity building is already forward-looking.  The government has adopted

Museum of Four in the Morning

The meme that is four in the morning: http://fourinthemorning.com/ Here is the TED talk of the artist explaining how he came to uncover it.  

Museum of Four in the Morning

The meme that is four in the morning: http://fourinthemorning.com/ Here is the TED talk of the artist explaining how he came to uncover it.  

“Homemade” art events

Artist Jean-Lorin Sterian produced a mapping of “homemade” art events across the globe.  Those are quite interesting events on the list.  Hope the list will grow! See here.  

“Homemade” art events

Artist Jean-Lorin Sterian produced a mapping of “homemade” art events across the globe.  Those are quite interesting events on the list.  Hope the list will grow! See here.  

Snaps of an Indian Festival

    A fellow artist shared photos of the festive season in his hometown, Jammu, India.  Navaratri is a 10-day festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga.  These photos were taken in 2016 and posted here with

Snaps of an Indian Festival

    A fellow artist shared photos of the festive season in his hometown, Jammu, India.  Navaratri is a 10-day festival dedicated to the worship of the Hindu deity Durga.  These photos were taken in 2016 and posted here with

Snaps of art in Cape Town

Here are snaps of art around Cape Town, South Africa.  Taken by my friend in August 2016 and posted with her permission here. in a vineyard. at a hotel lobby. — Of late, more updates have been posted through WhileMakingArt

Snaps of art in Cape Town

Here are snaps of art around Cape Town, South Africa.  Taken by my friend in August 2016 and posted with her permission here. in a vineyard. at a hotel lobby. — Of late, more updates have been posted through WhileMakingArt