5 things to do this weekend: 4 - 6 August

5 things to do this weekend: 4 - 6 August

Under one roof

Text: Clara Tan

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Reza Hasni

Celebrate all things local at Singapasar, discover spiritual beings with graphic artist Reza Hasni and catch Middle Eastern films at The Projector

ART | Singapasar 2017
Back for its third year, pick up something locally designed or made from furniture, apparel, and even food. Don't miss out on new items from brands which launching exclusively at the event. Participating vendors include Our Grandfather Story, The Juicy Way and Epigram Books.

Till 6 August, 11am to 8pm at National Design Centre.

ART | Mystic Island by Reza Hasni
Enter 'Mystic Island', a tongue-in-cheek showcase of local graphic artist Reza Hasni's interactions with spiritual beings such as fortune tellers and parrot astrologers. Known for his boisterous illustrations, the designer will showcase different mediums of his work ranging from ink on paper and ceramics to digital prints on cotton and textiles. You can also take part by applying colour to an interactive mural that will be present.


Till 12 August, 11am to 8pm at UltraSuperNew.

ART | Notebook Vol. 2 : Inkling
The Notebook Project explores how design and print come together to present themselves on a humble notebook. The exhibition will feature the works of local creatives including Chris Lee from Asylum, Jiahui Tan from Fable and Pann Lim from Kinetic. There will also be a series of panel talks discussing the relevance of print and bookmaking.

Till 18 August, 7pm to 12am at DECK.

FILM | Middle East Film Festival 2017
The Middle East-Institute-NUS and The Projector bring you Lebanese production Tramontane, French-Tunisian drama Beauty and the Dog and gripping documentary Letters from Baghdad for another look at the region away from what traditional media has shown you.

Till 18 August, various timings at The Projector.

MUSIC | Summerdaze Block Party Vol.2 - Konnichiwa ft. DJ Koco (Tokyo)
It's a power-packed event with DJ Koco from Japan. Known for producing the sickest underground hip-hop beats, watch him work his mastery on his 7-inch vinyl set. Supporting him is DJ U-TA, also from Japan.

5 August, 5pm to 2am at kinki.