March 2010: A Symposium

March 10, 11, 12: Postgraduate Symposium 2010 5 speakers gave talks on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11th of March 2010, enlightening us with their processes, and preparing the way for our own talks on Friday. The theme: “The Master’s Tool Shall Never Dismantle The Master’s House” (A quote from an essay by Audre Lorde) The … Continue reading

January 2010: a new path

Starting my Masters in Fine Arts at Lasalle College of the Arts in August has meant re-structuring many things. New Questions arise. What does Art mean to me? What am I here for? Am I doing the right thing? Did I just say something stupid? Who are these people? Yes, I have been having art … Continue reading


May and June have been busy with running workshops for nurses at SGH. The workshops were organised by Singhealth as part of their Art For Health program. As part of the project, I have been documenting the workshops. We have been using paper and paints mostly and the workshops were all about exploring colour. Each … 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 June, I hope to see you at Clark Quay or in Hougang to view the result of my thinking and drawing about Seletar the past 16 months. You will see the map and some of the watercolours I did for the Postcards From Seletar Notebooks. You will also see some sketches, and printmaking experiments. … Continue reading


Laid-back Seletar, For how long? If you remember my January post, there was something about sketching houses around the camp. Well, I have been doing that, in between experimenting with various printmaking techniques. I have been using mostly pen and ink, pencil and watercolour. Although the first 2 techniques are often referred to a “sketching”, … Continue reading


Result of the experiment so far. I spent some time at the STPI guest workshop, trying to get the watercolour print to work. This time, it’s large-scale work (up to A1 size), and I really want to be able to mix the colours, and get subtle gradations. The colours are brighter, but there’s still work … Continue reading


Jeu de Joie The first week of March was dedicated to a collaborative workshop with children from a home, Sok Sabay in Cambodia, currently visiting Singapore. This collage is the result of one week of collaboration between the children of Sok Sabay, Sophie Fort, and myself. Credit should also be given to Maïté Garnier, who … Continue reading


House On The Map Projects as of January ’08: Architecture of Seletar for Postcards from Seletar.  This involves cycling around Seletar Camp and making sketches of the houses or parts of houses and such.  Map of Seletar: artist prints. If you haven’t yet seen the Offset print, limited to 100 copies, you may view it here: Seletar Map. (Some … Continue reading