Guy Delisle is a renowned comic artist hailing from Quebec, Canada. His works are typically told in an autobiographical fashion, where his panels are observing the world through his lens. He documents his adventures when he visits places like Pyongyang, Jerusalem and Myanmar. This exhibition is held in conjunction with Francophonie 2018, a celebration of the French language.
This is Eguchi Ayane’s first solo exhibition in Singapore. ‘Ode to Wonderland’ was inspired by her childhood, her recent residency in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and her inner thoughts. The character Kuma, a bear, is a recurring theme throughout her paintings. It symbolises all things that live and die, being everywhere and nowhere at the same time. Upon first glance, Ayane’s paintings are whimsical and childlike. But upon closer inspection, it peels back to reveal a more morbid narrative.
The Singaporean literature scene is growing exponentially, as evident with the upcoming Textures – A Weekend with Words. Celebrating the power and beauty of words, Textures is a collaboration between The Arts House and #BuySingLit, a local movement to spur the creative scene. Over three days, the spotlight will be shone on contributors like Cyril Wong and Kenneth Kwok who have played a vital role in creating a community for local creatives with a passion for the written word.
Film buffs, rejoice. The Japanese Film Festival is currently undergoing its 21st edition this year. More than 16 films, like Yaguchi Shinobu’s ‘Survival Family’ and Nakano Ryota’s ‘Her Love Boils Bathwater’, will be screened at the National Gallery Singapore’s Gallery Theatre.
Pottery is a skill that’s not getting enough recognition. Cue three experienced potters: Delphine Sng, Eddie Yee and Mark Less, that are bent on changing that one knead at a time. At M Social Singapore, visitors will learn the art and joy of hand-making ceramic wares. A workshop that will be held on 10 March will also let you experience some hands-on action to create your own unique pottery ware.