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The Shoebox Sculpture Biennale, where 113 small sculptures by 89 artists are exhibited. ST PHOTO: CLEMENT YONG
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SINGAPORE – Buried in an industrial building in Woodlands, a veritable cabinet of curiosities is sure to give visitors pause.

From a roll of thermal paper used for printing receipts kept under a bell jar to a teaspoon contraption that moves when visitors press a button, 113 mini-sculptures by 89 artists in various shapes and forms line a shelf, some placed so high that periscopes have been provided to give visitors a closer look.

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