Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) is back this November with close to 70 arts activities happening in 18 locations across the island. There is something suitable for everyone!
This season, look out for many AYN programmes taking place in or inspired by the town of Woodlands!
Stand to win limited Woodlands edition Arts In Your Neighbourhood collectibles!
Can you spot any familiar Woodlands landmarks or icons in this picture? Name at least 3 in the link below and stand to win a limited edition AYN tote bag and a set of Memory Capsules containing 5 different collectibles inspired by Woodlands! Contest closes on 25 Nov 2018 and winners will be notified via email.
The Arts in Your Neighbourhood programme, an initiative by the National Arts Council, brings enriching arts experiences right to your doorstep! Enjoy interactive arts programmes by established artists and arts groups held at various spaces across the island, including interesting programmes in our featured town of Woodlands this season.
Look forward to the following programme highlights from 8 – 25 November 2018:
Placing Home: Woodlands
8 – 25 Nov 2018
Locations: Woodlands Waterfront Park, Admiralty Park, Block 823 Woodlands St 82, Woodlands Stadium
For more information about the artworks and other public programmes, please visit here
Placing Home: Woodlands is a public art project that explores ideas of home and movement within Woodlands, a pivotal town connecting Singapore to Johor Bahru. 5 new public artworks in the Woodlands neighbourhood invite all to look at our surroundings with a fresh perspective and ask questions about the world in which we live.
Curated by Dr Wang Ruobing, the artists presenting the works are Chiew Sien Kuan, Nhawfal Juma’at, Eko Prawoto, Kayleigh Goh, and Michael Lee.
The Rubbish Prince by 3Pumpkins, Danny Yeo, and Ong Kian Sin
Admiralty Park (Pavilion near slides) – 17 Nov, 6pm and 7.30pm, with fringe activities from 5 – 6pm
Fu Shan Garden – 18 Nov, 6pm and 7.30pm, with fringe activities from 5 – 6pm
Woodlands Crescent Park – 24 Nov, 6pm and 7.30pm, with fringe activities from 5 – 6pm
Woodlands Waterfront Park (Playground) – 25 Nov, 6pm and 7.30pm, with fringe activities from 5 – 6pm
Follow the journey of the Rubbish Prince, a 3.5-metre tall puppet made up of clean recyclables. Given a new lease of life from the recycling process, he leaps back into the neighbourhood accompanied by some of his best friends. Join them on their quest to rescue a fellow puppet character from the effects of non-recyclable waste!
This contemporary outdoor performance ignites and stretches imaginations beyond the ordinary. Through collective upcycling efforts of various community partners in putting this production together, The Rubbish Prince is an allegory to the relationship we have with the materials that we consume and discard daily.
Join in for fringe activities including “plarn bombing” (wrapping structures with recycled plastic yarn) and weaving nettings made from recyclable materials!
Jumbo Fabrica by Sweet Tooth
Kampung Admiralty Community Plaza
Hands-on Furniture Upcycling Session/Installation: 19 – 25 Nov, 11am – 6pm
Trails: 24 Nov and 25 Nov, 4pm – 7pm (Trails start every 30mins, capped at 25 participants each)
Register for the walking trails here
Jumbo Fabrica is a curated multi-tiered event where old furniture pieces from jumbo flats in Woodlands and the stories of past owners become the source of inspiration. Residents and visitors can join in to learn about the stories and participate in upcycling stations at various void decks to rejuvenate something old into something new.
Jumbo Fabrica culminates in exciting 50-min walking trails where participants arrive at 3 stations planned within the trail. Armed with audio guides, participants listen to audio performances inspired by the residents’ stories, and are treated to live performances at each station.
Follow the Jumbo Fabrica blog here!
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