Category Archives: Culture

PARIS MY NEIGHBOURHOOD

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BEST OF PARISIAN MUSIC AND LIFESTYLE Paris My Neighbourhood is a 2-part series presenting the best of Parisian music, art, F&B and culture through the eyes of Breakbot & Irfane presented by Collective Minds. Featuring interviews with owners of different establishments, such as the cultural icon Busy P from Ed Banger Records, this programme will […]

AFTERLIFE

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AS PART OF 7 TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL Afterlife is the sixth chapter of Vasantha Yogananthan’s long-term project A Myth of Two Souls inspired by the epic tale The Ramayana. Afterlife is centered around the bloody war between the army of Ravana and the army of Rama. As its title suggests, the chapter deals with death and reincarnation. With […]

LES ARBRES DE PARIS BY MELISA TEO

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THE TREES OF PARIS French is one of the languages where the word “culture” is designated to both matters of the mind and of nature. This is evident in the dual love of Parisians for trees and gardens, as well as books. Just as trees need to be constantly cared for and tended to in […]

SUSTAINED CREATIVITY IN DIGITAL COMICS: IN CONVERSATION WITH MARIETTA REN

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AS PART OF SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL With COVID-19, most things have moved online. What does this mean for comic artists who have been creating web or digital comics even before the crisis? How have they changed to stand up in an increasingly crowded digital space?   Join Marietta Ren, a Paris-based artist, in an online panel […]

CONTEMPORARY WINDS, LIVE FROM PARIS WITH THE ENSEMBLE INTERCONTEMPORAIN

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AS PART OF SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS V2.020 Ensemble Intercontemporain’s wind quintet presents a passionate overview of 20th century music in this digital performance. Inspired by nature and her sounds, this concert features music from decorated composers including Claude Debussy, Pierre Boulez, John Cage and Luciano Berio. Join horn player Jens McManama as he shares […]

THE GREAT STORY OF THE INFINITE DRAWING

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A GIANT INTERACTIVE FRESCO BY ELLY OLDMAN Stuck in bed after an accident, Elly Oldman decided to start in 2017 an adventure on Instagram that would be infinite. In a graphic style of her own, she deploys all her creativity and her overflowing imagination in an infinite drawing. 200 publications, 14 meters of drawing and […]

ANYTHING BUT TRANSPARENT

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AS PART OF 7TH SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL The exhibition Anything but Transparent is a tongue in cheek title extracted from Gilles Massot’s writing on photography and as a material reference to the 35mm transparent positive films, commonly known as slides. Drawing from thousands of discarded slides, the carousel projection, accompanied by popular 80s and 90s music, is […]

GARDENS, PLANTS AND SPICES EXHIBITION

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THE INFLUENCE OF SINGAPORE AND SOUTHEAST ASIA ON THE FRENCH ART DE VIVRE Famous throughout the world for being a garden city, Singapore originally served as a regional trading hub of the spice route before becoming a capital of tropical gardens. Along the way, Singapore and the region have undeniably influenced the French art de vivre, […]

KAHCHUN WONG AND THE ORCHESTRE NATIONAL D’ÎLE-DE-FRANCE

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VOILAH! 2020 FINALE PROGRAMME To celebrate the Finale of vOilah! France Singapore Festival 2020, internationally renowned Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong and the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France are partnering with French classical music startup NomadPlay to present a unique online event and artistic collaboration between France and Singapore, supported by innovative technology.  At the beginning of last […]

CLEMENCEAU IN SINGAPORE

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A CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AS VOILAH! 2020 OPENING PROGRAMME Clemenceau is a symbol of resilience for French people as he led the Nation to victory during the First World War. After stepping down as President of Council, he went on a tour of Asia in 1920-21.  The exhibition traces Clemenceau’s visits to Singapore – the anticipation […]