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

July / August: time to take a step back

Before the final stretch for the Masters show in November, it was time to take a breather. The cycle of lectures on Failures As Scientific Objects is  being completed with a TEDx Biopolis talk in September. I am hoping that more such talks will happen in the future. The 6 educational videos are ready for … Continue reading

April ’09

A view of things to come… This little man was commissioned by my good friend Anita for her husband Phil’s birthday. This is the unfinished version, before it got personalised with text from the family. It is closely related to the little people and birds making their way into my studio before all flocking out … Continue reading

Jan – March ’09

January: moving February: adapting March: settling April: almost there I could go on… Preparing an exhibition for June at House (See Postcards from Seletar, below). I cannot reveal any works before they are finished. So, here is a piece of the totally unfinished studio, full of a mixture of small sculptures, kinetic or not. Some … Continue reading


This month, the “Chair of Biology” got exhibited once more, as part of an installation called “Open to Find True Happiness”. The venue was a private function, and the exhibition counted other visual artists (acrylic painting by Anthony Tan , photography by Ulla Graton, ink painting on rice paper by Sandrine Tusin), and a beautiful … Continue reading


Of the 4 weeks spent in France this year, some time was spent trying to create yet larger paper sculptures. I am working one step at the time. This Breath still only stand about 40 cm high. View pictures from the “Paper Story” Exhibition, Jan 2007. View my other paper sculptures in my new Gallery.