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Art Picks: STPI Creative Workshop, International Artist Showcase, and more

Eko Nugroho
Eko NugrohoPHOTOS: EKO NUGROHO/STPI, ROSS MCCORMACK, NUS MUSEUM/ NUS CENTRE FOR THE ARTS

LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER

The versatility and artistic possibilities of paper are explored in this exhibition, which features 40 works by well-known artists such as Teppei Kaneuji, Eko Nugroho and Haegue Yang at the STPI Creative Workshop. It hopes to get viewers to reconsider the creative potential of paper as a material and medium.

WHERE: STPI, 41 Robertson Quay MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Dec 23, 10am to 7pm (weekdays), 9am to 6pm (Saturdays), closed on Sundays ADMISSION: Free


INTERNATIONAL ARTIST SHOWCASE

The eighth edition of the annual M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival returns with a showcase of works by international artists, including New Zealand dancer and choreographer Ross McCormack (photo), who will be presenting a special adaptation of his critically acclaimed work, The Weight Of Force. The programme will also feature performances by Spanish artist Elias Aguirre and dance collective HURyCAN.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 3 and 8pm ADMISSION: $36 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


'THERE ARE TOO MANY EPISODES OF PEOPLE COMING HERE...'

This thought-provoking exhibition (photo) by NUS Museum brings together themes, excerpts and texts from various recent exhibitions, as well as installation and video works by artists such as Charles Lim and Zai Kuning to explore and challenge museological and curatorial practices in Singapore.

WHERE: NX1 Gallery, concourse level, NUS Museum, National University of Singapore, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Till Jan 31, 10am to 6pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays), by appointment on Mondays, closed on Sundays ADMISSION: Free


BERTRAND CHAMAYOU PLAYS LISZT

French pianist Bertrand Chamayou, who has received critical praise for his emotionally rich and vivid playing, will perform pieces such as Liszt's Second Piano Concerto and Schumann's lively Second Symphony, with the Adagio conveying the composer's deep affection for his wife Clara.

Chamayou will be joined by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Shui Lan.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $18 to $72 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 09, 2016, with the headline 'Art Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe