Category Archives: VISUAL ARTS & HERITAGE

11th France + Singapore Photography Arts Award

We always say that “a picture speaks a thousand words”. Sometimes, photographs tell the best stories. The annual France + Singapore Photography Arts Award (FSPAA) is back for its 11th edition. The award aims to feature French and Singaporean professional artists by providing a platform for them to showcase their creative talents to an international […]

Georgette Chen: At Home in the World

The National Gallery Singapore presents the fascinating story of Georgette Chen (1906-1993), a key figure in the development of modern art in Singapore, from 27 November  2020 to 26 September 2021 at the National Gallery. The exhibition features her most significant works alongside a wealth of newly discovered archival materials. Born in Zhejiang, China, Georgette […]

Once Upon a Time on The Orient Express

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“Once Upon a Time on The Orient Express”, the exhibition is at Gardens by the Bay – West Lawn from 12 December 2020 to 13 June 2021. Following the 2014 exhibition in Paris that detailed the history of the Orient Express, Singapore has been chosen by the Orient Express as the first destination outside of […]

Les Arbres de Paris: A solo exhibition by Melisa Teo

In French, the word “culture” is designated to both matters of the mind and of nature. As Voltaire famously wrote: “We must cultivate our garden.” From now till 6 January 2021, Alliance Française de Singapour welcomes you to do so. Visit la galerie to turn your gaze towards The Trees of Paris. What’s more: get up close and […]

GEORGES CLEMENCEAU & DR LIM BOON KENG: INTERTWINED DESTINIES

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A CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AS VOILAH! 2020 OPENING PROGRAMME Both doctors and political activists in their early days, Georges Clemenceau and Dr Lim Boon Keng shared many similarities. They both founded and published newspapers to support their ideas and spent time far away from their homes (Edinburgh for Dr Lim and New York City for Clemenceau), […]

MY LITTLE PAPER PLANET

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PAPER SCULPTING WORKSHOP INSPIRED BY THE LITTLE PRINCE Design your very own planet in this workshop inspired by the beloved novella, The Little Prince from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Using handmade paper pulp, you will create and sculpt a mini planet along with its mounts and craters. Expand your creativity in this papermaking workshop and bring […]

THE FLÂNEUR AND THE CITY

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A CONVERSATION WITH MARC NAIR AND TSEN-WAYE TAY The Flâneur and the City is a webinar-conversation with two Singaporean artists, Marc Nair and Tsen-Waye Tay, featured in a recent exhibition titled “Sightlines” presented at Alliance Française de Singapour. It will highlight the influence of French writers and artists in the poems and photographs showcased in […]

A VIRTUAL VOYAGE THROUGH MASTERPIECES

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CREATIVE SESSIONS – WORKSHOPS – ONLINE CHATS Join us on an immersive journey of discovery, inspiration and creation. Through multi-sensory experiences and interactive activities, it invites participants to travel back in time for an intimate rendezvous with French and Francophone old masters. These creative sessions offer an exploration of four dreamlike VR animation films by […]

A ROSE-TINTED GLASS

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SCREENPRINTING WORKSHOP INSPIRED BY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Recreate the iconic rose from Beauty and the Beast, authored by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve, in this fun and simple workshop. In this activity, you will use a screen printing method to create an image of a rose inspired by the design elements of a stained […]

INSIDE OUT SINGAPORE

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AS PART OF 7TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL This year, the 7th edition of the Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) is bringing the acclaimed Inside Out project to Singapore for the first time. During the months of November, December and January with Inside Out’s mobile photo booth, outfitted into the project’s iconic instant printing truck, […]