The Substation appoints two new artistic directors Raka Maitra and Woon Tien Wei

Classically-trained Odissi dancer Raka Maitra (left) and artist-curator Woon Tien Wei assumed their new roles from Jan 6.
Classically-trained Odissi dancer Raka Maitra (left) and artist-curator Woon Tien Wei assumed their new roles from Jan 6.PHOTO: THE SUBSTATION

SINGAPORE - The Substation has appointed two new artistic directors to oversee a fresh line-up of events at the independent arts venue.

Artist-curator Woon Tien Wei, 44, and classically-trained Odissi dancer Raka Maitra, 50, assumed their new roles from Jan 6. They took over the mantle from former artistic director Alan Oei, 43, who previously told The Straits Times he would be returning to his art practice after leaving The Substation.

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