Category Archives: VISUAL ARTS & HERITAGE

ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS, PART OF NOTRE DAME AT ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE

Get your kids busy with this immersive workshop organised by Studio BTY, as part of Alliance Française “French Excellence” programme “NOTRE-DAME”. In a tutorial-like creative setting, children will learn about architecture in a playful way, with a professional architect to guide them.   Studio BTY is a multidisciplinary studio of architecture, design and education conducting numerous workshops […]

NOTRE-DAME EXHIBITIONS

(RE)BIRTHS, THE INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION   Alliance Française presents “(RE)BIRTHS”, as part of their “French Excellence” programme “NOTRE-DAME”: a spectacular exhibition on the iconic cathedral’s construction and its successive restorations, from the first stone to the current renovation.   Immerse yourself in the history of Notre Dame, through a huge 1:100 scaled model (1.5 meters long), a […]

“Le Corbusier 101” at the National Design Center

After the success of “ARCHITECTURE: A Day in the Life of Le Corbusier”, presented at Alliance Française de Singapour in October 2021, as part of their “French Excellence” programme, the dialogue is continuing today at the National Design Centre. Visit “Le Corbusier 101” and witness the evolution of Le Corbusier’s mastery over space and time, and his […]

AMER: FOR THE COMMON GOOD

Despite being as dramatic as land-grabbing, ocean exploitation remains invisible. The world’s oceans and seas are major resources, providing food, clean air and water as well as innumerable other resources upon which humankind depends. Simply put, oceanic exploitation is a devastating problem for biodiversity as well as for human life.   The Collectif Argos, a […]

Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography

Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography was launched on 10 December 2021 as the finale programme of vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2021. This magnificent exhibition is a showcase of rare historical maps from across Asia. It explores different world views and mapping traditions, political and cultural spheres of influence and the exchange of cartographic […]

“Notre-Dame” at Alliance Française

Alliance Française de Singapour unveils their new “French Excellence” programme, “Notre-Dame” exactly three years after the fire that partially ravaged the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris. This new programme includes four talks, three exhibitions, two film screenings, a musical and much more. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage site of “Paris Banks of the Seine”, Notre-Dame is […]

200 TRUNKS, 200 VISIONARIES: THE EXHIBITION

Marina Bay Scenography (5) (1) Mm

For the second stop on its global journey after France, Louis Vuitton’s exhibition showcasing the imaginative trunks created by 200 visionaries touches down in Singapore taking over the Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza. As a vast and dynamic tribute to the Maison’s innovative legacy, “200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries: The Exhibition” is one of the initiatives celebrating […]

« COMPETING GEOGRAPHIES: DE-CENTERING CHINA » BY PROF ANNE CHENG

Prof Anne Cheng, Chair of Chinese Intellectual History, Collège de France, will deliver the hybrid lecture titled “Competing Geographies: De-centering China” on 13 April 2022 (Wed), 6pm – 7.30pm, on Zoom and The POD, Level 16, National Library Building.   This event is part of the France-Singapore Science and Innovation Lecture Series presented by the […]