The Constituent Concreteness group exhibition at Mizuma Gallery, which features artists from Indonesia, Japan and Singapore, presents pieces that respond to the space and explores the materials they work with.
Diagram Of A Canvas As A Language (2014)
By Aditya Novali
Wood, canvas, steel sheet, magnet, approximately 30x30x2cm
The Indonesian artist meant for this work, which comprises the back of canvases and various wooden frames, to be a metaphor for identity.
Black Star (2015)
By Albert Yonathan Setyawan
This work is made up of more than 80 black ceramic moths. In many Asian cultures, moths are said to embody the souls of dead family members returning to visit their kin.
By Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo
Pigmented resin, volcanic ash and digital print on plexiglass panel, 312x181x5cm
The artist uses all kinds of substances in his work - from metallic powder to volcanic ash collected from eruptions in Indonesia.
By Dita Gambiro
Tulle, dimensions variable
The Indonesian artist displays costumes in groups and layers, to show the multiple facets of a person's cultural identity: nationality, ethnicity, religion, social status and age.
Three Wishes (2014)
By Ken + Julia Yonetani
Glass figurine, butterfly specimen, glass dome and music box, 15x9cm
The pair of Japanese artists' fairy-like figurine, inspired by the Walt Disney character, Tinkerbell, highlights perils in the natural environment.
Chassis No. 6 (2016)
By Luke Heng
Paraffin wax on steel frame, 52x39x6.5cm
The Singaporean artist turns the conventional notion of a painting on its head with this work made from wax, which has a semi-transparent quality.
Political Dance (2016)
By Maharani Mancanagara
Charcoal on wooden puppets, wooden base and electric installation, dimensions variable
This intricate artwork blends the traditional wayang dance form with Western ballroom dancing and is based on the principle of divide and rule.
Lartucira #2.2 (2016)
By Syaiful Aulia Garibaldi
Lichen on fibreglass mounted on aluminium, 80x100cm
The Indonesian artist uses fungi as a medium in his work. Here, he uses lichen, a type of plant that often grows on rocks, walls and trees.
WHERE: Mizuma Gallery, 22 Lock Road, Gillman Barracks, 01-34
MRT: Labrador Park
WHEN: Till May 22, 11am to 7pm (tomorrow and Tuesday to May 20), 11am to 6pm (Sunday), closed on Monday and May 21
Lee Jian Xuan