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'Game of Thrones’ microsculptures to be exhibited in Singapore

Ni Nyoman Wira
Ni Nyoman Wira

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, March 20, 2017 | 01:48 pm
'Game of Thrones’ microsculptures to be exhibited in Singapore

A microsculpture carving of the Hand of The King by Salavat Fidai. The "Game of Thrones: a Pencil Microsculpture Exhibition by Salavat Fidai" will be held at the K+ Curatorial Space in Scotts Square, Singapore, from April 22 to June 4. (instagram.com/salavat.fidai/File)

Those who cannot wait for the new season of Game of Thrones to launch on July 16 may want to kill some time at an exhibition where elements of the series will be sculpted into fragile pencil tips.

Commissioned by HBO Asia, the "Game of Thrones: a Pencil Microsculpture Exhibition by Salavat Fidai" will be held at the K+ Curatorial Space at Scotts Square in Singapore from April 22 to June 4.

During the event, fans of the show can marvel at the microsculpture carvings of the Iron Throne, sigils of House Stark, House Targaryen, House Greyjoy, House Baratheon and House Lannister as well as the Hand of The King pin, Cersei’s new crown, Drogon the dragon, Three-Eyed Raven, the Night’s King, a White Walker, the Titan of Braavos, the Weirwood tree and two swords: Brienne of Tarth’s Oathkeeper and Jon Snow’s Long Claw, all of which are carved into 16 pencils.

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Salavat Fidai from Russia is known as an expert in miniature sculpturing. He creates detailed art ranging 2 mm to 5 mm in diameter on the tips of pencils. Aside of Game of Thrones, Fidai has made microsculpture cravings of Donald Trump, the Stradivarius and the Empire State Building. He has also created miniature paintings on seeds and matchboxes.

The exhibition will be open for the public with free admission. (kes)

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