The Singapore Show: Future Proof at Singapore Art Museum at 8Q presents artworks from young artists that represent the art scene in Singapore. On display are works by the artists Sookoon Ang, Angela Chong, Genevieve Chua, Chun Kaifeng, Clog 2, Gerald Leow, Charles Lim, Lynn Lu, Mojoko + Eric Foenander, Dawn Ng, Francis Ng, Donna Ong, Ruben Pang, :phunk studio & Keiichi Tanaami, Rizman Putra, Bruce Quek, Ryf, Shah Rizzal, Speak Cryptic, Grace Tan & Randy Chan, Melissa Tan, Vertical Submarine, Andree Weschler, Joel Yuen, and Robert Zhao.
The exhibition features the installation Eccentric City: Rise and Fall by Singapore-based artist group :phunk Studio in collaboration with the Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami, a work that showcases the Japanese art of tatebanko, the art of making models or dioramas out of paper.
Chun Kaifeng shows The Ride of a Lifetime!, a miniature of a Ferris wheel resembling a prison, and of the Marina Bay Sands, decorated with currency signs, the back of the building vandalised with splotches of paint.
Donna Ong has created a city out of glass containers, Crystal City, and Speakcryptic used the staircase of the museum for a large mural called Ka-Khe that thematizes the Baweanese culture.
The Singapore Show is a parallel event of Art Stage Singapore 2012 and independently organised by the Singapore Art Museum.
The Singapore Show: Future Proof at Singapore Art Museum at 8Q. Opening reception, January 13, 2012.
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