5 things to do this weekend: 26 - 28 January
ART | Art Stage Singapore 2018
Back for its eighth edition, the three-day art fair will be introducing three cornerstone initiatives: Inspirations, Conversations and Interactions, with a special highlight on Thailand's vibrant and upcoming art scene.
Till 28 January at Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre.
MUSIC | DISINI Presents - Here/Now
Headlined by the enigmatic French-Canadian DJ Jacques Greene, the nine-month long inaugural visual arts festival DISINI — borrowed from the Malay adverb 'di sini', meaning 'over here' — is celebrating its launch with a rain or shine, all-night-long outdoor party. You can expect an eclectic line-up of homegrown favourites including Mean, AE$OP CA$H and Unknown Radicals.
26 January, 9pm till 6am at Gillman Barracks.
PARTY | PVM Live! Singapore Art Week Closing Party
Ending Singapore Art Week and The Parkview Museum's four-month long Reframe series on a high note, this Saturday evening will be the only time you'll have access to the museum after operating hours. Immerse yourself in a 50-year history of contemporary art works, an artistic improvisation from Bani Haykal, a multilayered instrumental performance by Weish (.gif) and a live electronic DJ set by Rah (Darker Than Wax).
27 January, 7.30pm till late at The Parkview Museum.
SHOP | 35mm Art Market by The Local People x Singapore Art Museum
Drop by the largest art market to date, featuring a culmination of 120 vendors' specially-curated artisanal crafts, delectable bites and thirst quenchers, as well as live performances by Jean Goh Seizure, Desiree Orien Tay and more. If you're a lover of wearable sushi, brush lettering and handmade ceramics, you're bound to shop your heart out at this massive fair.
28 January, 11am till 7pm at Singapore Art Museum.
ART | Trip to the Colourscape
The iconic tunnel connecting Empress Place to Queen Elizabeth Walk since the 1960s is now refreshed with dynamic hues in an installation by Singapore-based lighting design collective, Nipek. Enjoy a refreshing interplay of illumination with this futuristic underground passage backdrop before this tunnel dims its light and returns to normality.
Till 28 January, 8pm till late at Esplanade Park Tunnel and Esplanade Park.