Arts Picks: Singapore International Photography Festival and more

  Singapore by Nguan is part of the 6th Singapore International Photography Festival organised by DECK.
Singapore by Nguan is part of the 6th Singapore International Photography Festival organised by DECK.PHOTO: © 2017 NGUAN
The exhibition at DECK showcases photos of the 78-year-old photographer’s relationship with his late wife Yoko.
The exhibition at DECK showcases photos of the 78-year-old photographer’s relationship with his late wife Yoko. PHOTO: © NOBUYOSHI ARAKI, COURTESY OF YOSHIKO ISSHIKI OFFICE, TOKYO

* SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL

See the world through different lenses at the sixth Singapore International Photography Festival, a biennial programme organised by independent arts space DECK. Headline exhibitions include Between Love And Death: Diary Of Nobuyoshi Araki, showcasing photos of the 78-year-old photographer's relationship with his late wife Yoko.

On Sept 8, a double bill launches at Gillman Barracks: studies of Singapore by homegrown photographer Nguan, and the festival's curatorial showcase, Entity Of Spatial Existence, featuring photographers from Europe, Asia and Africa.

BETWEEN LOVE AND DEATH: DIARY OF NOBUYOSHI ARAKI

WHERE: DECK, 120A Prinsep Street

WHEN: Until Dec 9; noon to 7pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays; noon to 5pm on Sundays; closed on Mondays

ADMISSION: $15 at the door, free with $50 festival pass from deck.bigcartel.com

INFO: sipf.sg/between-love-and-death-diary-of-nobuyoshi-araki

SINGAPORE BY NGUAN


Singapore by Nguan is part of the 6th Singapore International Photography Festival organised by DECK. PHOTO: © 2017 NGUAN

WHERE: Block 9 Gillman Barracks, 02-21, 9 Lock Road

WHEN: Sept 8 to Oct 28; noon to 7pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays; noon to 5pm on Sundays; closed on Mondays. The opening party begins on Sept 8 at 6pm.

ADMISSION: Free (with limited capacity for the opening party)

INFO: sipf.sg/singapore-by-nguan

ENTITY OF SPATIAL EXISTENCE: SIPF CURATORIAL PROJECT SHOWCASE

WHERE: Block 47 Gillman Barracks, 01-26, 47 Malan Road

WHEN: Sept 8 to Oct 28; noon to 7pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays; noon to 5pm on Sundays; closed on Mondays. The opening party begins on Sept 8 at 6pm.

ADMISSION: Free (with limited capacity for the opening party)

INFO: sipf.sg/entity-of-spatial-existence

* BEFORE IT ALL GOES: ARCHITECTURE FROM SINGAPORE'S EARLY INDEPENDENCE YEARS

Photographer Darren Soh has spent more than 10 years documenting iconic buildings built between the late 1960s and 1970s in Singapore. This exhibition at independent arts space Objectifs includes sites such as Pearl Bank Apartments, People's Park Complex, Queenstown Cinema and Tanglin Halt Estate. Soh will also teach a photography seminar on Sept 8 from 1pm to 4pm.

WHERE: Chapel Gallery, Objectifs Centre For Photography And Film

WHEN: Until Sept 29, noon to 7pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays, noon to 4pm on Sundays. Closed on Mondays.

ADMISSION: Free for the exhibition, $45 for the Sept 8 seminar.

INFO: www.objectifs.com.sg/before-it-all-goes. Register for the seminar via www.objectifs.com.sg/darren-soh-seminar