Category Archives: VISUAL ARTS & ARCHITECTURE

“SOUL OF ASIA” PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Born in La Rochelle (France), Pascale MONTÉ PAPÉE quickly developed a passion for travel and photography. Her various expatriations have always been an opportunity for her to develop her creativity through photography, painting and sculpture. In parallel with these activities she has always exercised her profession of human resources development. She is a street photographer […]

The French naturalists and their wildlife forays, 1819

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The National Library publishes “Stamford Raffles And The Two French Naturalists” in its Volume 16 Issue 2 of BiblioAsia, a quarterly journal promoting the collections and programs of the National Library. Adapted from Danièle Weiler’s chapter on Diard and Duvaucel in Voyageurs, Explorateurs Et Scientifiques: The French and Natural History in Singapore (2019), the article […]

New exhibition at Alliance Française de Singapour | SIGHTLINES

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From 19 August to 24 October, visit Alliance Française’s gallery to view the exhibition “Sightlines” – a series of poems mapped onto a collection of black and white images shot on film. In a time where emotional isolation permeates our society, Alliance Française de Singapour invites you to embark on a poetic journey of introspection […]

Orsay’s art history crash course on social media

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During lockdown and until the museum reopens its doors to the public on June 22nd — after 13 weeks of closure — the Musée d’Orsay is asking one famous artist per week to select one art piece a day from within its extensive collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces, and offer their vision and intimate […]

France’s art scene comes to your screen – #CultureChezNous

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As some of the cultural industries have been hit hard by the crisis, they have gathered their energies together to propose a common platform for all to enjoy from the safety of our homes. #CultureChezNous was put together by the French Ministry of Culture to access the arts digitally: museums, live houses, opera houses, concerts […]

France’s Museums that collaborated with Singapore come to you – Part 2 Asian Arts

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While producing rich collaborations in visual arts between major French museums (such as the Louvre, the Centre Pompidou and the Musée d’Orsay) and landmark Singaporean institutions (the National Museum and the National Gallery), French–Singaporean cultural cooperation also focused on Asian arts in partnership with the Asian Civilisations Museum. The Musée Guimet Asian Arts Museum Guimet […]

France’s Museums that collaborated with Singapore come to you – part 1 Visual Arts

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As France is under “confinement”, all the museums have kept their doors closed to the public. While it is certainly a sad time for all the museumgoers, it is nevertheless a rare opportunity to (re)discover digitally three visual arts institutions that have been collaborating with Singaporean museums recently. The Louvre Greek masterpieces from The Louvre’s […]

“My photo at home” contest by Alliance Française

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MA PHOTOGRAPHIE À LA MAISON – STAY HOME, STAY CREATIVE From 21 April to 4 May, Alliance Française de Singapour is giving you the opportunity to become a featured artist in our first ever online exhibition, by participating to the “Ma photographie à la maison” (“My photo at home”) contest! “Ma photographie à la maison” […]

Pitch your documentary project at Sunny Side of the Doc 2020!

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Sunny Side of the Doc is now seeking proposals for one-offs, feature-length documentaries, series, short formats, new media narratives and multi-platform content projects with global appeal in a vast array of genres: History, Science, Social Issues, Art & Culture, Wildlife, Digital Experiences The 2020 Call for Projects is open to all talents, producers, directors, digital […]

CANCELLED: FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL – CELEBRATE DIVERSITY

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Due to the rapid evolution of the situation linked to COVID-19, please note that the Francophonie Festival 2020 is cancelled.     Let’s celebrate the French language and Francophone culture together! From 18 March to 4 April, Francophones and Francophiles will celebrate Francophonie with many cultural and educational rendez-vous for all. Dive into the richness […]