Zakaria Zainal's Singaplural
You thought the Singapore Biennale was the only one biennale revealing their plans today? There’s one more. The 3rd Singapore International Photography Festival.
I’ve to admit I’ve a soft spot for this festival by the 2902 Gallery folks led by Gwen Lee. Since 2008, it’s been chugging along with good quality work and, post-fest, has been travelling overseas quite a bit. Despite little government funding.
It will run from Oct 5 to Nov 17 at seven venues. Aside from exhibitions, workshops, talks and film-screenings, they’re going full on with community/student engagement. Yes, even they’ve been bitten by the bug, but the programme’s pretty solid. More on that later.
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Pink Man rawks!
Korean photography rawks!
But that’s not what this blog post is (entirely) about. Just that I had to post some photos but I didn’t take any from my afternoon jaunt at the different Singapore International Photography Festival 2010 venues. So I had to rely on press handouts. Heh.
That first one is of course from Manit Sriwanichpoom’s Phenomena & Prophecies show at SAM 8Q. The second one is by Korea’s Nanda Kim as part of the Human Faces exhibition of portrait photography from Singapore and South Korea at the National Museum’s Atalier.
This blog post is about, well, how overwhelming the festival is. In a good way.
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