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Arts Picks: Doggy Style

This light-hearted contemporary dance production (above) by Swiss dancer and choreographer Joshua Monten looks at the behavioural patterns of dogs, their need for attention and their unparalleled affection..
This light-hearted contemporary dance production (above) by Swiss dancer and choreographer Joshua Monten looks at the behavioural patterns of dogs, their need for attention and their unparalleled affection..PHOTOS: CHRISTIAN GLAUS, REDOT GALLERY, LUCY DAVIS AND KEE YA TING, AFIQ OMAR

DOGGY STYLE

This light-hearted contemporary dance production by Swiss dancer and choreographer Joshua Monten looks at the behavioural patterns of dogs, their need for attention and their unparalleled affection.

Using elements of dance and sign language, Doggy Style also looks at varied ways of communication.

WHERE: Esplanade Theatre Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Jan 20 and 21, 8pm ADMISSION: $22 from Sistic (go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555)


RAILTRACK SONGMAPS

This immersive multimedia visual art installation by the research group Migrant Ecologies Project looks at the relationship between man and birds.

It documents and investigates developments in areas near The Rail Corridor and Tanglin Halt, which are home to nearly 100 species of birds.

Conceptualised by artist Lucy Davis, an assistant professor at Nanyang Technological University's School of Art, Design and Media, it brings to life bird songs and stories through an interactive touchscreen. It is part of the ongoing M1 Singapore Fringe Festival.

WHERE: 01-25 Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till Jan 24, noon to 7pm (Tuesday to Thursday and weekend), noon to 9pm (Friday). Closed on Monday. ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.migrantecologies.org


TRIAL BAY: GURKA'WUY

Several never-before-exhibited works, including a video installation, are part of this solo exhibition that opens a window to Australia's rich and diverse indigenous art. The video work is presented together with 30 rare pieces executed in different mediums by star artist Wukun Wanambi, who is from the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre or Yirrkala, one of the top three community-owned art centres in Australia. This is his first solo show in over six years and includes the piece The Rock In Trial Bay (above).

WHERE: ReDot Fine Art Gallery, 01-08 Old Hill Street Police Station, 140 Hill Street MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Till Jan 31, noon to 7pm daily ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.redotgallery.com

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 15, 2016, with the headline 'ArtsPicks'. Print Edition | Subscribe