Playing up public art

VIDEO: ANGIE SEAH
New temporary art installations at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park include Ahoy-hoy! by Lai Wei Min and Watching The World Go Round, a cycle-propelled carousel by Angie Seah (above).
New temporary art installations at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park include Ahoy-hoy! by Lai Wei Min and Watching The World Go Round, a cycle-propelled carousel by Angie Seah (above). ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG
New temporary art installations at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park include Ahoy-hoy! by Lai Wei Min (above) and Watching The World Go Round, a cycle-propelled carousel by Angie Seah.
New temporary art installations at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park include Ahoy-hoy! by Lai Wei Min (above) and Watching The World Go Round, a cycle-propelled carousel by Angie Seah.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG

Expect to see Arts In Your Neighbourhood as the Public Art Trust commissions more work to enliven urban spaces

Teenagers cluster around a cycle-propelled carousel, eager for their turn to spin. They are playing with Watching The World Go Round, a new temporary art installation at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park created by artist Angie Seah and commissioned by the National Arts Council's Public Art Trust.

"This is awesome, you can come to the park and have fun with your friends," says 13-year-old Alagavelu Shupraja, who discovered the installation after a park run organised by her school, Bendemeer Secondary.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 10, 2018, with the headline 'Playing up public art'. Print Edition | Subscribe