Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice

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Title

Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice

Description

Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice is an open-ended exhibition that serves as a laboratory of ideas, exploring the indeterminacy and changeability of urban living. Borrowing its title from eminent Singaporean architect William S.W. Lim’s book Incomplete Urbanism: A Critical Urban Strategy for Emerging Economies (2012), this multifaceted project takes Lim’s practice and the initiatives of the Asian Urban Lab that he started with colleagues in 2003, as a point of departure. It presents various researches into the spatial, cultural and social aspects of city life according to the publications Lim was involved with.

Acknowledging Lim’s contributions as a prolific urban theorist and catalyst of ideas, whose vision asks that we reconsider the traditions of Asian architecture for the “contemporary vernacular”, Incomplete Urbanism is a direct response to his critical ideas – a space is generated to encourage participation and agency.

Lim’s key ideas will be explored by commissioned projects from several contributors, including Dr Marc Glöde (Germany/Singapore), film curator, Visiting Scholar, School of Art, Design (ADM) and Media, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore; Laura Miotto (Italy/Singapore), Associate Professor, NTU ADM; Shirley Surya (Indonesia/Hong Kong), Associate Curator for Design and Architecture, M+, Hong Kong and NTU CCA Singapore Visiting Research Fellows; Dr Etienne Turpin (Canada/Indonesia), Research Scientist, Urban Risk Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States; and Sissel Tolaas (Norway/Germany), smell researcher and artist.

Incomplete Urbanism seeks to present a dynamic space to engage urban issues, through discussions, debates, a programme on classic Singapore films, workshops and other collective efforts.

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Exhibition Item Type Metadata

Short Description

Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice is an open-ended exhibition that serves as a laboratory of ideas, exploring the indeterminacy and changeability of urban living.

Exhibition Mode

Exhibition Space

Location

Onsite (CCA)

Exhibition Start Date

2016-10-29

Exhibition End Date

2017-01-29

Collaboration

No

Commissioned Work

No

Files

Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.
Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice, 29 October 2016 – 29 January 2017, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, installation view.

Collection

Citation

“Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed June 24, 2024, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/101.

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Incomplete Urbanism: The Impossibility of Mapping (Urban Asia) Conference: Panel I — Imagining the Unimaginable
Item: Workshop for Teachers and Educators led by Kelly Reedy (United States/Singapore) and with introductions by Sissel Tolaas (Norway/Germany), Marc Glöde (Germany/Singapore), Laura Miotto (Italy/Singapore), and Khim Ong (Singapore) Is Part Of This Item
Item: Conversations with Professor Ute Meta Bauer (Germany/Singapore), Founding Director, NTU CCA Singapore, and contributors of Incomplete Urbanism Is Part Of This Item
Item: Incomplete City Walks: Smell Scape by Sissel Tolaas, smell researcher and artist, Visiting Research Fellow, NTU CCA Singapore Is Part Of This Item
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Exhibition (de)Tour: Public Housing, “Tabula Rasa”, and Film in Singapore by Professor C. J. W.-L. Wee, Division of English, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Is Part Of This Item
Item: Tour of Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice led by NTU CCA Singapore curators Is Part Of This Item
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Exhibition (de)Tour: Townhall or Marketplace, Can Art Find a Public Space on the Internet? Can It Create One? by Orit Gat, Writer-in-Residence, NTU CCA Singapore

Is Part Of This Item
Item:

In Conversation: The Cities Move On with Dr Marc Glöde, Visiting Scholar, NTU ADM/CCA Singapore; and Dr David Teh, Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore

Is Part Of This Item
Item: Screenings: Meet me in the City – Journeys through Singapore in film classics. Selected by Dr Marc Glöde, Visiting Scholar NTU ADM/CCA Singapore Is Part Of This Item
Item: Incomplete City Walk: Sounds of Singapore – Coffee Shops and Hawker Centres by Dr PerMagnus Lindborg, Assistant Professor, NTU ADM Singapore Is Part Of This Item
Item: Screenings: Hong Kong Film Series. Selected and introduced by Yung Ma, Curator, Contemporary and Prospective Creation Department, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Is Part Of This Item
Item: In Conversation: Field Recordings with CLUBbleu, composers, performers, musicians and Dr PerMagnus Lindborg, Assistant Professor, NTU ADM Singapore Is Part Of This Item
Item: Screenings: Re-Thinking the City – Film documentaries reflecting urban dynamics selected by Dr Marc Glöde, Visiting Scholar NTU ADM/CCA Singapore Is Part Of This Item
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Lecture Performance: DASH by Ho Rui An, Artist-in-Residence, NTU CCA Singapore

Is Part Of This Item
Item: Cities for People NTU CCA Ideas Fest 2016/17 Public Summit References This Item