Charity: the Wild Plants Chair

The chair is overgrown by too much nature: plants grow naturally to create a beautiful environment; similarly, our bodies result from exquisite development of different parts. However, when cells grow with too much enthusiasm, they can create havoc, the harmony is disrupted, in the same way that weeds can overgrow any landscape. In the making … Continue reading

“Talking Weeds” an artwork for the French School in Singapore

In January 2015, I was invited by the LFS or French School in Singapore’s Art Lecturer  Sharon Feenan to work with the “4èmes” (Gr. 8) students. I had proposed to introduce the kids to my way of mixing art and science and we worked on a project which is now part of the larger “Weeding … Continue reading

Working With Weeds

Since 2012, when the first “Weed Camp” was announced at the Observatoire, where children were invited to come and learn about the wild plants growing around the site, several more projects have converged towards giving recognition and understanding to the almost invisible little flowers of Singapore. This September, I will be opening not one but … Continue reading

EEG-based artwork for the Constant Self-Recording Mode (COS•MO) exhibition.

I propose to walk around the art exhibition wearing an EEG recording cap as I walk around the gallery, looking at the artwork. The EEG cap captures my thoughts directly from the brain and (after processing) whispers in my ear what I are thinking. This is called the “Know What You Think” cap, and the … Continue reading

Weed Walk

On Monday 1st of April, and Thursday 4th of April, I invite you to join me on the front lawn of the Singapore Art Museum for some light lecturing on weeds. It’s not that I make weed art, that’s another subject. The lecture is part of Zaki Razak’s “Revising Art: Ten Years Series” piece, part of … Continue reading

All Other Things Being Equal… I Could Have Stayed in Bed

The conversations with scientists from Cambridge is materializing into an exhibition, opening on the 16th of August at the Alliance Française de Singapore…  SOCIETE GENERALE GalleryAlliance Française de Singapour 17 August – 8 September 2012 Mon to Fri, 11am to 7pm Sat, 11am to 5pm Sun and PH Closed Admission is free. “Being a scientist means … Continue reading

A visit to Cambridge

Strange things happen in the labs in Cabridge...

If you are interested, as I am, in the way science really gets done, then a visit to Cambridge (UK) is a must. I have been lucky enough to be welcome into the labs of Bill Harris and Christine Holt to take a glimpse at how is science is being made there, and especially at what … Continue reading

First Artwork of the Year 2012

“Diverting a light fixture and a lab microphotograph, I have re-created an imaginary eye. The piece plays on the popular notion that  light must come from the eye to create vision.” Technically, this is my last artwork of 2011, having been completed on the 30th of December. It will be auctioned on the 8th of … Continue reading

The Scientist is in…

The Scientist is in...

The Laboratory of ‘Pataphysics returns to the white cube, as part of the 3 rd French – Singapore New Generation Artists at The Societe Generale Gallery of the Alliance Française de Singapour, 2 Sept – 1st Oct. Opening 1st September 2011,  Alliance Francaise De Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road Singapore 258130, 7 pm – 10 pm … Continue reading

2 and 1/2 D Cinema

For once, it seems like my workshops for children and my own art-making have collided in an obvious way. After running workshops and drawing classes for children for many years, as well as observing/guiding my own children, I have an intuition into what makes (some) kids tick. At the same time, I have been spending … Continue reading