Category Archives: BOOKS & IDEAS

France bestows the Order of Arts and Letters upon Mrs Rosa Daniel and Ms Chong Siak Ching

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On 16 January 2020, Ambassador of France to Singapore Mr Marc Abensour bestowed the Order of Arts and Letters upon Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth Deputy Secretary (Culture) and National Arts Council CEO Mrs Rosa Daniel and National Gallery Singapore CEO Ms Chong Siak Ching to acknowledge their outstanding contributions which have strengthened the cultural […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Residency at Villa Vassilieff Paris

Pernod Ricard and Villa Vassilieff – Fellowship 2020 Deadline for applications: April 30, 2019 The Pernod Ricard Fellowship is conceived as a research and artistic platform, experimenting with non‑linear models of generating and distributing knowledge to encourage different possible connections between researchers, contemporary artists, cultural institutions, non‑profit organizations and the general public. Inheriting the cosmopolitan […]

Talk by Paris-based curator Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez

On the Necessity of Transforming One’s Practice Dates : 27 February 2019, Wed 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM Venue : Gillman Barracks, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, The Single Screen, Block 43 Malan Road As cultural workers and artists, how can we work with or within institutions at a time of violent racialization and profound […]

The Singapore Philatelic Museum brings the Little Prince to life and celebrates its creator on very special open house days

Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum 23-B Coleman Street Singapore 179807 Date: 8 June 2018 – 17 March 2019 Opening hours: Monday – Sunday 10.00am – 7.00pm Admission is free for Singaporeans and permanent residents $8 for adults $6 for children (3-12 years) Officially translated into 300 languages, The Little Prince, written by French aristocrat, writer, poet […]

FRENCH GUESTS AT THE SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL 2018

Dates : 2 – 11 November 2018 Venue : Civic District The Singapore Writers Festival is one of Asia’s premier literary events. A much anticipated event on the cultural calendar that presents the world’s major literary talents to Singaporeans while shining a spotlight on home grown and Southeast Asian creative talents. Over the years, the […]

The Little Prince at the Singapore Philatelic Museum

08 Jun 2018 – 17 Mar 2019 Based on the book The Little Prince written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the exhibition celebrates the 75th anniversary of the publication. Discover how the well-loved story came about and the unusual man behind its creation. Meet unforgettable characters from The Little Prince and experience its iconic moments. On […]

TALK WITH GUY DELISLE: TRAVEL WRITING AND THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

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Date: Thursday, 1 March 2018 Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm (followed by 30 min book sales,  signing and drinks) Hailed as “one of the greatest cartoonists of our age” by The Guardian, Canadian animator and cartoonist Guy Delisle is best known for his award-winning graphic travelogues. In this session, Delisle will speak about his process of […]