Category Archives: VISUAL ARTS & HERITAGE

ICONIC! AT ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SINGAPOUR | EXTENDED!

Alliance Française’ latest exhibition is extended until 28 January 2023. ICONIC!, what is it about? Curated by Alliance Française de Singapour team, you are invited to discover 50 French inventions skillfully presented in the art gallery specially transformed into a one-room apartment. Did you know that your favourite pair of jeans originates from the “sergé de Nîmes”, […]

HOW MANY LIVES FOR A BUILDING?

TRANSFORMATION AS CREATION What if we stopped demolishing systematically to build new? This exhibition focuses on an inherent issue of urban development: to reuse in order to open the way for urban revival; the concept of recycling as a way to stimulate a new approach to building cities. It refocuses the debate on the metamorphosis […]

SINGAPORE GARDEN FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH NEW LOCATIONS

National Parks Board brings back premier international garden and flower show, Singapore Garden Festival, with displays and exhibits at new locations – from 30 July to 7 August 2022 at ION Orchard and Ngee Ann City, and 30 July to 9 August 2022 at the Singapore Botanic Gardens The Competition recognises the abilities of hobby gardeners […]

NOTRE-DAME STILL IN FULL SWING AT ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SINGAPOUR

Due to the popular success of their latest “French Excellence” programme, with more than 2,500 visitors, the exhibitions about Notre-Dame are extended until 14 July! This is your LAST chance to immerse inside Notre-Dame de Paris and learn more about the architectural masterpiece.   For this occasion, join the theatre for an exciting talk to […]

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 […]