5 things to do this weekend: 28 - 30 October

Through the looking glass

5 things to do this weekend: 28 - 30 October
Get lost in Singapore Biennale 2016's mirror maze, dance in the heartlands and reflect on Rochor Centre's golden years

ART | Singapore Biennale 2016
As its title 'An Atlas of Mirrors' suggests, this year's collection weaves through nine conceptual zones of reflecting realms. Flying in 22 regional artists to participate (including our #MCM of the week, Ryan Villamael), you'll get to see their work displayed alongside local artists Fyerool Darma and Han Si Por. Check out Gillman Barracks as well for for some of its affiliate projects.
singapore biennale 2016
Till 26 February 2017 at Singapore Art Museum, SAM at 8Q, National Museum Singapore and other venues. For more information, click

PARTY | Silent Disco Rooftop Party
Missed out on Silent Disco Asia's debut last May? This heartlander special at Tampines 1's rooftop revelry allows you to dance like no one's watching, because everyone's tuned into their respective wireless headsets. With three DJs on deck, flick between disco grooves, house beats or rock blares and shimmy the night away.
silent disco asia
28 and 29 October, 8pm-12am at Tampines 1. For more information, click

PHOTOGRAPHY | Last Weeks with Rochor
As we wistfully countdown the closure of the four-decade-old Rochor Centre, the rainbow-hued building is paid homage through a photograph series of the estate's long-time residents and its rich heritage.
last weeks with rochor photo exhibition
29-30 October, 4-10pm at Rochor Centre. For more information, click

MUSIC | Wobology Album Launch Party
The dub-psy-reggae four-piece band — made of digital sound scientist Richard Meade, guitar hero Rupak George, tricky trombonist Eriko Murakami, and poet performer Deborah Emmanuel — is set to launch their debut studio EP, The Study of Vibration. You can also take part in a sunset yoga session and a UV art explosion.
29 October, 5-11pm at kult kafé. For more information, click here.

MUSIC | Subvert Sessions
With A/K/A Sounds, Presha and Kain lined up to spin, it's a trio of grime, minimal house and boom bap. A/K/A, also known as Amanda, is part of Attagirl's all-girl art troupe, while Anand Nair of Presha made a name for himself for opening UK's A-Sides at Ministry of Sound. Meanwhile, Kain is Kuala Lumpur's rising producer with a fresh EP drop, Illusions.
a/k/a sounds
29 October, 9pm-3am at Blu Jaz Cafe. For more information, click

Text: Bianca Husodo

  • Image:
    Harumi Yukutake: Paracosmos,
    2016 | Map Office: Desert Islands,
    2016 | Deng Guoyuan: Noah’s Garden II,
    2016. Courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
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