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Singapore Biennale takes every step in the right direction

Carla Bianpoen

The Jakarta Post

Singapore  /  Wed, December 25, 2019  /  03:08 pm
Singapore Biennale takes every step in the right direction

Train of thought: Installation view of Hafiz Rancajale's 'Social Organism' (2017-2019) is on display at the sixth Singapore Biennale, which runs until March next year. (Courtesy of Singapore Art Museum/-)

The Singapore Biennale, which marks its six edition, opened on Nov. 22 and will run until March 22 next year. It is led by Philippine Patrick Flores, professor of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines and curator of Vargas Museum in Manila, together with Andrea Fam and John Tung, assistant curators at the Singapore Art Museum; Goh Sze Ying, assistant curator at the National Gallery Singapore; Renan Laru-an, a Manila-based independent curator; Anca Verona Mihulet, an art historian and Seoul-based curator; and Vipash Purichanont, a Bangkok-based curator. Titled "Every Step in the Right Direction", the 150 works by 77 artists and art collectives from 36 countries and territories are displayed across various locations, including the National Gallery Singapore (NGS), Gillman Barracks, Lasalle College of the Arts and other historic and public spaces. The biennale&...