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To Singapore River, With Love: An Artist Talk By Cheo Chai Hiang

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National Gallery Singapore, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium

1 St. Andrew's Road #01-01

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TO SINGAPORE RIVER, WITH LOVE: AN ARTIST TALK BY CHEO CHAI HIANG

In conjunction with the exhibition Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore, artist Cheo Chai Hiang shares his personal connections to the social and cultural narratives of the Singapore River and how this deep bond with his homeland has influenced his art practice.

This talk is part of Art in Singapore: Evoking a National Art, a day of exciting programmes looking at Singapore art in the National Gallery Singapore's changing exhibitions and permanent galleries, as Singapore celebrates its 53rd year of independence.

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ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Cheo Chai Hiang is one of Singapore's pioneering conceptual artists. His iconic work 5' x 5' (Singapore River) 1972 is celebrated as one of the earliest examples of conceptual art in Singapore and has been considered a turning point in the history of Singapore art.




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Date: Saturday 4 August, 5 - 6pm
Venue: The Ngee Ann Kongsi Auditorium




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  • Doors open at 4.30pm for registered patrons.

  • Free admission by registration via Eventbrite page. Please give your name as per your Eventbrite registration at the door for admission.

  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of the event. Latecomers may be denied entry as seats could be reallocated at the discretion of the organiser.

  • By registering for this programme, you give the National Gallery Singapore consent to use your personal data to email you to participate in a post-programme survey. (If contacted for feedback, participation in the survey is optional.)




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