Ibaraki Inventorium

My trip to Japan last year (February, June and September) was a magnificent opportunity to meet people from the Ibaraki region. An area less than 2h away from Tokyo by train, but that feels much more remote than that. Going there, every time, reminded me of the trips I make in the summer when I … Continue reading

Shadow Play at SAFRA Toa Payoh

SAFRA Toa Payoh has created a large black room in order to house a new version of ShadowPlay! The installation is running from the 18th until the 28th of February 2017, daily from 11am till 6pm. It operates in free play mode, so the children can just walk in, pull the rope to make the … Continue reading

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

Giggling Weeds and Tickling Weeds.

After Talking Weeds at the French School, Playeum’s House of Weeds continued to pop-up at a few locations around Singapore. And this was the perfect occasion to bring out the Ticking Weeds and the Giggling Weeds. The Giggling weeds is an installation where the viewer is invited to touch the plants and hear them laugh, … Continue reading

Hands on Lenses – a curatorial debut at the ArtScience Museum Singapore

I am happy to announce the Hands on Lenses exhibition at the ArtScience exhibition, curated by myself, and with most pieces fabricated by myself too. “Have you ever observed the world upside down through a droplet of water? You were looking through nature’s own lens. Have you ever notice the bright spots under a thick … 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

The Laboratory of Waste Management

Coming soon to a bathroom near you: The Laboratory of Waste Management, at Open House! in Tiong Bahru. A description of the mechanism used for recycling scientific waste can be found on the Failomics website.

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

October I: Tropical Lab

Sept 20 – Sept 29 2010 was Tropical Lab 4 a workshop organised by the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lasalle College of the Arts. Practically, it consists of putting together, for 10 days, a handful of young artists recommended by their school (Masters candidates mostly), adding 3 guest artists, preparing a loose program of … Continue reading