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Emylia Safian’s Traces Exhibition Sheds Light on Art Therapy & Childhood Wounds
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Emylia Safian’s Traces Exhibition Sheds Light on Art Therapy & Childhood Wounds

Provoking its audience to pay closer attention to childhood issues affecting or arising from contemporary society, Traces, a research-informed and art therapy practice-based art exhibition, aims to make such issues and concerns more accessible to achieve greater public awareness. Emylia Safian, the academic lead of the exhibition and a registered art therapist, added: “Such research material would otherwise be confined to academic journals. This has also encouraged the art therapists to become agents of social change, using art as a platform.” Created by final year MA Art Therapy (MAAT) students at LASALLE College of the Arts, Traces is a first-of-its-kind…
The Nuclear Landscape: An Interview With Nobel Peace Prize Photographer, Sim Chi Yin
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The Nuclear Landscape: An Interview With Nobel Peace Prize Photographer, Sim Chi Yin

Having travelled across multiple American states and covering a distance of more than 6,000 kilometres along the China-North Korean border, the first Singaporean Nobel Peace Prize photographer, Sim Chi Yin, tells her compelling story through a series of photos of our time today on nuclear weapons. Titled “Most People Were Silent”, her solo exhibition juxtaposes nuclear sites in North Korea – the only country to test nuclear weapons in the 21st century – with the United States, the first country to have ever tested and used them. The front of the exhibition. Working with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear…
Blast Theory: Without Us, Art Is Incomplete
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Blast Theory: Without Us, Art Is Incomplete

“Interactive = Incomplete”, the phrase shone on the pitch-black screen like a lone star in the night sky. Founder of Blast Theory, Matt Adams, began his presentation at Lasalle, College of the Arts with the curious claim. He then dove into an explanation of his company’s expertise: interactive art. Based in Portslade, England, Blast Theory is an artist collective that combines elements of theatre, film, video games, and many more for an ultra-unique take to art. What makes their pieces special – besides varying themes and mediums – is the inclusion of audience members’ participation. It is hence that the…
LASALLE Presents: Encounter Under The Banyan & Head Heap Heat
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LASALLE Presents: Encounter Under The Banyan & Head Heap Heat

The centre stage is on two shows in LASALLE’s latest exhibitions, Jason Lim: Encounter under the banyan, and head heap heat. The effort is supported by LASALLE’s Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), in a bid to cultivate inquiry on contemporary art in Singapore and beyond! Here’s a rundown on what to expect at the exhibitions. Jason Lim: Encounter under the banyan For his debut solo exhibition in a public institution in Singapore, artist Jason Lim will perform a programme of durational works that explore the concepts of risk, change, and the transformation of materials. He examines and explores the behaviours…
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