The Fifth Edition of the Singapore Biennale 2016 Opens End October

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Fifth Edition of the Singapore Biennale 2016 Opens End October

The Singapore Biennale 2016, one of Asia's most exciting contemporary visual art exhibitions opens to the public on 27 October 2016 and runs until 26 February 2017. Titled An Atlas of Mirrors, this Biennale features works by 63 artists and art collectives from 19 countries and territories across Southeast Asia, East and South Asia.

The Fifth Edition of the Singapore Biennale 2016 Opens End October
The Singapore Biennale 2016, one of Asia's most exciting contemporary visual art exhibitions, will be launched by Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam. SB2016 opens to the public on 27 October 2016 and runs until 26 February 2017. Titled An Atlas of Mirrors, this Biennale features works by 63 artists and art collectives from 19 countries and territories across Southeast Asia, East and South Asia. 
 
Over 80 percent of the 58 artworks are new commissions or adaptations of works for the fifth edition of the Singapore Biennale. Within the 58 artworks are group presentations, which comprise individual artworks in dialogue with each other to present a final piece. These artworks respond to the title of SB2016's opening weekend will feature programmes for members of the public, including artist performances, curator and artist tours and talks, and after-hours musical performances in the SAM Courtyard on Friday (28 October). 
Azizan Paiman, Putar Alam Cafe, 2016. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
Bui Cong Khanh, Dislocate, 2013-2015. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
Patricia Perez Eustaquio, The Hunter Enter the Wood, 2016. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
Eddy Susanto, The Journey of Panj, 2016. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
Ni Youyu, Dust (Singapore Galaxy), 2016. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
Harumi Yukutake, Paracosmo, 2016. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum

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