Screening of “Buang” at the Malay Heritage Centre

This Wednesday, 23rd of October 2013 at 7:30pm, I will be giving a presentation to accompany the screening of my film “Buang, the Lost Malay Scientist”, at the Malay Heritage Centre, Singapore. What kind of microscope did he use? How did he see the scientific enquiry? Was he instrumental in helping Wallace formulate his theory … 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

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

April: Lecture and Website

My new website is ready to be viewed. Click here or on the mouse in the right margin. It is still being optimised but easier to navigate than this blog, which will now be updated when I have a new show or project to share rather than monthly… you will still be able to access … Continue reading

March: Biennale, new Website… and a Cooking Show!

March was the time for visiting the Biennale. Although I have not seen it all yet, I am enjoying visiting as you would a shop window. More precisely, a shop window for Singapore. Despite its theme, “Open House”, I feel very much like I am looking at a window dressing of the country. Nothing wrong with … Continue reading

February: So You Think You Can Be A Scientist – a clue

For those who have missed the show, the video of the videos is now available on Vimeo. It will take 4 minutes of your time, and comments are welcome.

February: “Buang The Lost Malay Scientist” gets a screening

From Buang's notebooks

The 6-minute documentary exposes Buang for who he really was: not just Alfred Wallace‘s faithful assistant during his journey through the Malay Archipellago, but also a scientist in his own right. The documentary takes us on his and Wallace’s tracks to find out exactly who this extraordinary character was. For more information on this film, … Continue reading

January Two: So You Think You Can Be A Scientist

So You Think You Can Be A Scientist?

As part of the “DUO: Art & Science” with Andrée Weschler, I will be exhibiting a new work, entitled “So You Think You Can Be A Scientist”. The work documents an evening of December 2010 at Lasalle College of the Arts, where participants were invited to believe and make believe they were scientists for one evening, re-telling … Continue reading

January 2011: Happy New Gear

Of course, it is traditional to take a new start in the New Year. Not necessarily in a new direction. So, if you decide to just crank it up a bit, it’s time for a New Gear… With the Masters now behind and no more studio space, it is time to unwrap all the work … Continue reading