The tenth edition of the popular Singapore Night Festival ended on 26 Aug 2017, with the highlight show being The Globe by Close Act Theatre. The Dutch theatre group has also performed at the 2016 Night Festival, wowing audiences with their two performance titled Let’s Celebrate, and Invasion, the latter of which featured dinosaurs and […]
It didn’t seem that long that the Gardens by the Bay first opened, but time flies and it’s been five years! To celebrate their fifth anniversary, Gardens by the Bay organised a series of events, and one of them is the Gardens Extravaganza Special. The multimedia show combining 3D projection mapping, fire/pyrotechnics, acrobats and trapezes took […]
Joseon Korea—Court Treasures and City Life
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) has just launched a new exhibition titled Joseon Korea—Court Treasures and City Life. The exhibition is an intimate inspection of 500 years of the Joseon (1392 –1897) period which inimitably shaped modern Korea. It features more than 150 artefacts and treasures from the National Museum of Korea and the National Palace […]
Starting from April 22, visitors to the National Museum of Singapore who are taking their architectural tours will have their experience enhanced with Google’s Tango technology. Visitors to this Tango-enabled Architectural Tour will be given a Tango-enabled phablet to use at six key locations within the museum. Using augmented reality (AR), computer vision and indoor location […]
The Universe and Art
For centuries, humans have always been fascinated by the universal and what lies beyond. We even make use of celestial objects like the stars to help us find the way, or to attempt to predict the future. The Universe and Art is an exhibition which explores this fascination and present the global views of the […]
Final Week of i Light Marina Bay 2017
This weekend (26 Mar 2017) marks the end of the 2017 edition of the i Light Marina Bay festival. I made a few more visits to the festival after the media preview so that I can see and photograph the installations which were either not ready then, or we didn’t have time to cover.
i Light Marina Bay Preview
i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s only sustainable light art festival is back for its fifth round. Starting from this year, the popular festival will now be an yearly affair, instead of bi-yearly as with the previous rounds. Held from 3 Mar to 26 Mar, this year’s i Light features 20 sustainable light art installations around the […]
The Supermoon Which Eluded Us
The night of 14 November 2016 is supposed to be the night when the moon is the closest to Earth in 68 years. The phenomenon is known as a Supermoon, and though it’s not rare (there were 3 in this year alone), the Supermoon of Nov 14 is the closest to earth. This has attracted […]
The ninth Singapore Night Festival came to an end with performances by the aptly-named street theatre company, Close Act, from the Netherlands. They gave 2 different performances on last Friday and Saturday to a huge crowd at both Armenian Street and the front lawn of the Singapore National Museum.
Singapore Night Festival 2016—Part 1
The annual Singapore Night Festival returned last weekend at the Bras Basah precint, with a theme of “Innovation and Invention”. After the glitz and glamour of last year’s festival, the current installation is comparably lacklustre. Nevertheless, here are a few of the better shows I managed to attend and shoot on the first weekend.