49 spaces pre-approved for art installations in new NAC scheme, but artists slow to take up spaces

Retiree Francis Yeoh, 63, has offered the lengthy perimeter wall of his Sommerville Road home, which spans about 12m and faces Upper Serangoon Road.
Retiree Francis Yeoh, 63, has offered the lengthy perimeter wall of his Sommerville Road home, which spans about 12m and faces Upper Serangoon Road.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

SINGAPORE - The next time you visit a neighbourhood sports stadium or market, you might just see colourful art on display. These places are among 49 locations shortlisted by the National Arts Council (NAC), and pre-approved for art installations, under its Public Spaces for Art initiative.

This scheme allows artists to display their works temporarily at high-traffic, high-visibility venues.

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