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As Associate Director of IdeasCity since 2015, Vere van Gool will present the project’s trajectory and key initiatives, while examining how artists are responding to conditions of urbanism across the globe. Located at the intersection of activism,…

In this talk Marc Glöde will discuss the role of the filmic medium in Siah Armajani’s artistic practice and how the artist’s experimentation with computer-based graphics in the early 1970s not only expanded his practice in relation to public space…

The topic of gut-geographies is suggested to outline the relation of space, collective action, and phenomenological appearance, to the proposition of organic empathy—or the capacity of biological substrata in the body to problem-solve, “control,…

Developed for all ages. When, why, and how do artists play a role in the community? While neighbourhoods in Singapore may appear homogenous, each local community faces a unique set of issues due to its distinct social demographics. There is no fixed…

With Priyageetha Dia (artist, Singapore) and Seelan Palay (artist, founder Coda Culture), moderated by Sophie Goltz (Deputy Director, Research, NTU CCA Singapore and Assistant Professor, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological…

Over the last two decades, Dr Colin Okashimo has sought to fuse art and landscape architecture as well as sculpture and design through a strong research narrative that highlights the unique aspects of each location. Incorporating sculptural works…

Using best practice examples from Singapore, Hamburg, and beyond, artistic and activist strategies, with which urban spaces have been appropriated as democratic forums, will be examined. In addition, the methodological question will be raised: how…

Crabtree's presentation expores the New Patrons Protocol proposed by the French artist François Hers in 1990, which urged for art to enter into the civic sphere by creating a platform for citizens to commission artworks in response to the needs of…

What follows is not so much a history of art, or an impressionist version of the sociology of the city, but a gazetteer of cultural ideas amd artistic practices, from which Nikos Papastergiadis' investigation will draw, and which have been…

Examining what we might call a place-without-self or a self-without-place, which the Buddha figure or alter-iterations thereof embody, Ashley Thompson will discuss place with regards to (Buddhist) subjectivity and Cambodian diasporic affect. The…
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