5 things to do this weekend: 27 - 29 July

5 things to do this weekend: 27 - 29 July

It's a ride

Text: Megan Koh


Eat the heartiest roasts, watch a nine-hour documentary and visit an exhibition to see the faces of Paris Saint-Germain

EXHIBITION | Blind Spots - by Labour Arty
'Blind Spots' is a photography project that documents the everyday common spaces and places shared by migrant workers and locals. Featuring snapshots like the back of lorries that carry humans as cargo, the exhibition is a collection of moments that reveal glimpses of intimacy and interaction between our migrant workers and locals.5 things to do this weekend: 27 - 29 July (фото 1)
21 July to 5 August, 4pm to 7pm at Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Film.

FILMS | On the Block: The Substation Film Fest Weekend
Exploring our relationship between the community and environment, The Substation will premiere the award-winning Aquarius (2016) that has travelled the film festival circuit. The story tells the battle between Clara — the only remaining resident of a building — and the evil corporate forces driving her out. The festival will also have a free screening of Wang Bing's West of the Tracks (2002), a nine-hour documentary about the slow decline of Shenyang's industrial Tiexi district.

27 July to 29 July, various screening timings at The Substation.

PARTY | Aliwal Arts Night Crawl 2018: Basket!
The annual multidisciplinary festival returns with a focus on the basketry tradition and rattan shops of Arab Street from the '60s. The event will include ketupat weaving, a Malay percussion performance and a collection of short films among other activities. Traditional and contemporary artists based in Aliwal Arts Centre will also be introduced while highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Kampong Glam.


28 July, 5pm to 11pm at Aliwal Arts Centre.

FOOD | Camp Kilo's 2 Year Anniversary
It's been two good years of hearty roasts, cocktails and weekend parties as Camp Kilo Charcoal celebrates their anniversary by doing what they do best. Adding new bottled cocktails, sauces, sides and lamb dishes to their menu, guests can also look forward to tunes by DJs Orio and Ulysses for a fun time by the Kallang riverside.


28 July, 2pm to 11pm at Camp Kilo Charcoal Club.

EXHIBITION | The Voices Behind The Victories
Showcasing 46 photographs by the artists who have followed the Paris Saint-Germain's matches, this exhibition celebrates team's first visit to Singapore as the sole Asian destination in the 2018 International Champions Cup. In a lively mix of works by Pauline Rousseau, Romain Bergeot and Aldo Paredes, 'The Voices Behind the Victories' is a heartfelt display of the champions and their stories.

Till 29 July at Alliance Française de Singapour.

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