Category Archives: Learning

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

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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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

From Cape Town!

Got these art magazines from a friend who visited Cape Town, South Africa.  I’m in for some good reading!

From Cape Town!

Got these art magazines from a friend who visited Cape Town, South Africa.  I’m in for some good reading!

Art Under Threat Report

Freemuse.org publishes “Annual Statistics on Censorship and Attacks on Artistic Freedom”.  The 2015 report is here where 469 cases of censorship and attacks on artists were recorded.  

Art Under Threat Report

Freemuse.org publishes “Annual Statistics on Censorship and Attacks on Artistic Freedom”.  The 2015 report is here where 469 cases of censorship and attacks on artists were recorded.  

Definition: Anthropocene

New buzz word in the arts: Anthropocene. Anthropocene is a proposed epoch (or subdivision of geological time) when human activities started to have significant global impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystems. source: wikipedia  

Definition: Anthropocene

New buzz word in the arts: Anthropocene. Anthropocene is a proposed epoch (or subdivision of geological time) when human activities started to have significant global impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystems. source: wikipedia