I dislike having to break up the blog post into two parts, but there are just way too many visuals associated with this event. This is the second part of my Art Stage Singapore 2011 coverage. Did you read Part 1?
1. Amazing cityscapes created by using denim and only denim. How absolutely fabulous is this concept?!?!?! :D
Display of Fireworks, 2010
Sightseeing City, 2010
In Youngho-Dong 1, 2, 3, 4, 2007-2010
2. Beautiful oil painting on wood partition by Korean artist Lee Kyoung Mi. I want to point out right now that I have deep personal respect for painters, artists, illustrators everywhere who can draw/paint a cat to be super life-like. Coz seriously the fur is very challenging and gotta get the eyes right. I, for one, have failed – and it’s all due to the lack of trying. ;p
Lee Kyoung Mi
Nana Partition 2, 2006
Oil on partition
3. I noticed several art pieces that are 3D, meaning the canvas isn’t flat anymore. This pair of paintings below explains what I’m talking about.
Lee Kyoung Mi
Heidelberg on the table, 2010
Venezia on the table, 2010
Oil on birchwood
4. Yet another artwork on 3D canvas.
Red Courtyard, 2009
C-print, wood, board
5. Big abstract painting of Springtime blooms rendered by Taiwanese artist, Su Meng-Hung.
Rendering the Flowers of Spring, 2010
Acrylic on canvas
6. The highlight of the show for me (as I’m sure is the case for many others too) is the projection of video onto a painted canvas, by Indian artist Ranbir Kaleka. Many people gathered around this booth to see the piece in action. The artist had painted a simple still-life of kettle using oil on canvas, and then projected a series of motion sequences onto it. It’s difficult for me to explain effectively how awesome this is so I urge you to follow the link below and view the video online for full effect.
Single channel HD video projection on painted canvas, 3 minute 35 second loop
All on all, I enjoyed Art Stage Singapore 2011 very much and have more photos which are not seen on this blog. There are great installation pieces, stunning photography (like the one by David LaChapelle above; DAVID LACHAPELLE ROCKS btw!) and multi-media experiences that are creative and beautiful. Maybe I’ll see ya at the show next year? :) Last but not least, I leave you with this photo of yours truly backed by a quote from Chinese artist Zeng Fan Zhi.
自戀！ 自戀！ 自戀！ 自戀！ 自戀！ =^^=