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ART AND SCIENCE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Art and Science of Photography

Enjoy complimentary entry to exhibitions on 22 October.

Immerse yourself in the art and science of photography this season with inspirational photography exhibitions, as well as various photographic workshops and activities. ArtScience Museum is a key venue of the 4th Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF) hosting two exhibitions – Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography and An Ocean of Possibilities.
 

Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography
 

22 August to 2 November 2014
Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography showcases the works of both well-established as well as emerging Chinese photographers. The exhibition, comprising over 60 photographs of 7 different photographers – Wang Qing Song, Yang Yongliang, Wei Bi, Zhang Dali, Liu Xiaofang, Maleonn (Ma Liang) and Wang Ningde – highlights the individualistic artistic approach and personal experience of China’s recent modernisation process.

Download the Exhibition Guide to Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography
 

An Ocean of Possibilities
 

31 October to 28 December 2014 
Featuring over 200 photos of about 30 artists from 20 different countries, An Ocean of Possibilities focuses on social developments. The exhibition turns the spotlight on the people who challenge themselves in search of unconventionalities and change their own course. They may be individuals, small communities and businesses who set out to realise a better future, not only for themselves but also for others. The exhibition will be presented at ArtScience Museum after the Noorderlicht International Photofestival.
 

Guided Tours


English
  • Saturdays | 11.30am
  • Sundays | 5pm
  • 22 October | 1pm
Mandarin
  • Saturdays and Sundays | 2pm & 4pm
  • 6 & 22 October | 2pm & 4pm
Complimentary to Exhibition ticket holders. Up to 25 people, on a first come first served basis.
 

Artist Guided Tour Series

  • Liu Xiaofang: 5 October | 3pm – 4pm
  • Wang Ning De: 6 October | 11am – 12pm

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear two artists discuss their works on display in Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography. Conducted in Mandarin with translation provided.

Complimentary for ticket holders to Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography. Up to 25 people, on a first-come, first-served basis. Register 5 minutes before start of tour.
 

Curator Guided Tour

  • Flux Realities: 18 October | 3pm – 4pm
  • An Ocean of Possibilities: 1 November | 3pm – 4pm

Singapore International Photography Festival’s Director Gwen Lee uses these two exhibitions as engaging visual reference to give insight on their approaches.

Complimentary for ticket holders to Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography. Up to 25 people, on a first-come, first-served basis. Register 5 minutes before start of tour.

Darkroom Developments

 
  • Saturday, 4 & 18 October, 1 November | 3pm - 4pm
Discover the process of developing negatives from 35mm film in this hands-on demonstration.

Complimentary to Exhibition ticket holders. Up to 30 people, on a first come first served basis. Register 15 minutes before session begins.

From Negative to Print

 
  • Saturday, 4 & 18 October, 1 November | 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Learn to enlarge and develop photographs using traditional darkroom techniques and equipment.

Suitable for adults and children over the age of 12. $5 per person. Up to 8 people. Tickets must be purchased in advance from the Box Office.

Picture Perfect! Workshop

 
  • Sundays | 3pm – 4pm
  • 22 October | 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Transform your photographic skills through our ultimate ‘how to’ workshop which explores three key techniques to create that perfectly composed photography. Includes a print-out of your work to take home. 

Complimentary to Exhibition ticket holders. Up to 20 people, on a first come first served basis. Register 15 minutes before session begins.

Painting with Light: Cyanotypes

  
  • Saturdays | 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Learn first-hand about one of the oldest photographic processes, create a beautiful ‘blueprint’ to take home.

Complimentary to Exhibition ticket holders. Up to 20 people, on a first come first served basis. Register 15 minutes before session begins.

Fun with Photograms

 
  • Sundays | 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • 6 October | 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Create your own photograms in a darkroom setting and learn basic darkroom techniques using traditional  print photography methods.

Complimentary to Exhibition ticket holders. Up to 20 people, on a first come first served basis. Register 15 minutes before session begins.

Instagram Competition

 
  • Until 14 November
Stay tuned to the ArtScience Museum’s Facebook page for details and look out for the competition hashtag: #artandscienceofphotography

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