ArtScience Museum’s Art From the Streets Exhibition Is The Place To Be This Weekend

Check out the on-site events to launch the five-month street art showcase

ArtScience Museum Art From The Streets Exhibition 2018 Singapore

Photo: Art From The Streets at the ArtScience Museum

From 13 January to 3 June 2018, the ArtScience Museum will host the region’s largest ever retrospective street art exhibition. And to mark this 40-year celebration of urban culture and creativity are 10 on-site interventions this opening weekend:

ArtScience Museum Art From The Streets Exhibition 2018 Singapore

Photo: Art From The Streets at the ArtScience Museum

Conversations: If Walls Could Talk

13 January, 2pm

What is behind one of the most vibrant, vital contemporary art currents that is sweeping through our time? This special edition of Conversations explores Street Art and its evolution over the last four decades, and looks at how it is transforming the way that the city is perceived and lived. Featuring leading international and local speakers, If Walls Could Talk showcases a multiplicity of artistic responses to our changing urban environment, and addresses some of the complex challenges inherent in facilitating and supporting new forms of cultural expression.

Level 4, Expression Gallery

ArtScience Museum Art From The Streets Exhibition 2018 Singapore

Photo: Art From The Streets at the ArtScience Museum

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Curator’s Tour

13 and 14 January, 11.30am and 5pm

How have street artists changed the face of our urban environment globally? What is the creative sphere of this distinct drive? Be guided on a reflective journey into this artistic movement’s history and development from the 1970s to date.

Level 3, Exhibition Entrance

ArtScience Museum Art From The Streets Exhibition 2018 Singapore

Photo: Art From The Streets at the ArtScience Museum

ArtScience on Screen: Beat of the Street

From 12 January

Beat of the Street is a screening programme showcasing documentaries about Street Art. Documentary film-makers have captured the heartbeat of Street Art since its inception. Capturing every new style, following every new crew, documentaries have created a legacy for an art form which is otherwise ephemeral, and over time charted the changing attitudes towards urban art.

Level 4, Expression Gallery                                                                

ArtScience Museum Art From The Streets Exhibition 2018 Singapore

Photo: Art From The Streets at the ArtScience Museum

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ArtScience Late: The Anatomy of a Heartbreak

18 January, 7.30pm

The Tribe wants to take you on a journey of catharsis. Singaporean artist, Speak Cryptic, is producing a special performance featuring “The Tribe” – characters he has created within his visual artworks. Inspired by the visual language prevalent within the cultures of comics and underground music, Speak Cryptic’s work explores the human condition. Utilising personal iconographies and a cast of characters that he has developed over the years, he applies them to various narratives inspired by his observations on current affairs and his immediate environment. In this performative live art installation, visitors can experience anger, frustration and despair through The Tribe. Held in conjunction with D/SINI.

Level 3, exhibition space & Level 4, ArtScience Galleries

ArtScience Museum Art From The Streets Exhibition 2018 Singapore

Photo: Art From The Streets at the ArtScience Museum

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