Akshita Nanda Arts Correspondent recommends

Arts Picks: Art From The Streets, Chinese New Year Open House At SAM @ 8Q and more

Atif Akin's Tepoto Sud morph Moruroa, 2017, installation with poster, video and animation in the exhibition The Oceanic at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. Outlaws Of Style by Yok & Sheryo at ArtScience Museum's Art From The Streets exhibit
Outlaws Of Style by Yok & Sheryo at ArtScience Museum’s Art From The Streets exhibition. PHOTO: MARINA BAY SANDS

ART FROM THE STREETS

The ArtScience Museum has been transformed by paintings and installations specially created for this space by urban artists from around the world. Featured names include Spanish artist Felipe Pantone and Singaporean artists Speak Cryptic and Yok & Sheryo.

WHERE: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till June 3, 10am to 7pm daily ADMISSION: $17 for adults; $12 for children, students and senior citizens. Discount bundles available if buying entry to more than one exhibition at the museum. See www.marinabaysands.com/museum.html for details

CHINESE NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE AT SAM AT 8Q

Alongside ongoing exhibitions such as film showcase Cinerama: Art And The Moving Image In Southeast Asia, the museum is hosting a range of family-friendly events to usher in Chinese New Year. A lion dance performance, calligraphy demonstrations and craft activities for kids are lined up for tomorrow.

WHERE: SAM at 8Q, 8 Queen Street MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Tomorrow, 10am to 7pm. Activities take place from 11am to 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.singaporeartmuseum.sg/openhouse

Atif Akin's Tepoto Sud morph Moruroa, 2017, installation with poster, video and animation in the exhibition The Oceanic at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. Outlaws Of Style by Yok & Sheryo at ArtScience Museum's Art From The Streets exhibit
Untitled 2018 (The Infinite Dimensions Of Smallness) by Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija. PHOTO: ST FILE

NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE

The National Gallery Singapore remains open this long weekend, with a host of free programmes for visitors.

Under the gallery's Resonates With music series, catch free concerts tomorrow and on Sunday afternoon by the Plus Trio led by violinist Kailin Yong and featuring Govin Tan on percussion and cellist Wen-Bin Tan.

Or take a breather in a bamboo maze created by Thai artist Rirkrit Tiravanija and named Untitled 2018 (The Infinite Dimensions Of Smallness). The gallery is open from 10am to 7pm from Mondays to Thursdays and on weekends. It is open from 10am to 9pm on Fridays.

RESONATES WITH: PLUS TRIO

WHERE: Padang Atrium, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Tomorrow and Sunday, 30-minute performances from 2 to 4.30pm ADMISSION: Free

UNTITLED 2018 (THE INFINITE DIMENSIONS OF SMALLNESS)

WHERE: Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Gallery, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall/ Raffles Place WHEN: Till Oct 28, all day ADMISSION: Free

Atif Akin's Tepoto Sud morph Moruroa, 2017, installation with poster, video and animation in the exhibition The Oceanic at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. Outlaws Of Style by Yok & Sheryo at ArtScience Museum's Art From The Streets exhibit
Atif Akin’s Tepoto Sud morph Moruroa, 2017, installation with poster, video and animation in the exhibition The Oceanic at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. PHOTO: COURTESY OF NTU CCA SINGAPORE

THE OCEANIC

Maritime borders, shrinking marine resources and warming waters are global issues condensed into detailed, thought-provoking work by artists, film-makers, composers and researchers from around the world in this exhibition at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. It includes underwater recordings from a coral reef by PerMagnus Lindborg (Sweden/Singapore), animated renderings of an atoll used for nuclear tests by Atif Akin (Turkey/the United States) and a film by Lisa Rave (United Kingdom/ Germany) about deep-sea mining.

WHERE: The Exhibition Hall and The Lab, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Till March 4, noon to 7pm (Tuesdays to Sundays), noon to 9pm (Fridays). Open on public holidays, closed on Mondays ADMISSION: Free INFO: ntu.ccasingapore.org/exhibitions/the-oceanic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 16, 2018, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe