Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 6.30pm ICA Gallery 2 (#B1-06), Praxis Space (#H101), Project Space (#G101), and Brother Joseph McNally Gallery (#F101)
Guest-of-Honour: Professor Steve Dixon, President, LASALLE College of the Arts
‘Tropical Lab’ is an annual international art workshop at LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore, where Master’s candidates from the world’s top arts institutions gather to research, experiment and collaborate to create contemporary art. The lab explores the blurring polarities of the urban and the non-urban by drawing upon the geo-political differences to stimulate innovation and experimentation. This intensive and highly engaging 14-day event is in its 7th edition this year and is coordinated by Milenko Prvacki, Senior Fellow at LASALLE.
Participating artists: Ahmad Nursalim, Alexandra Van, Bridget Batch, Bridget Tay, Chika Takagi, Damien O’Connell, Danny Liu, Gabriel Stones, Guy Blundel, Helena Hernández Tapia, Isaac Whitcombe, James Jack, Jim Edward Threapleton, Joshua David Y’Barbo, Kambui Olujimi, Karen Pearson, Kayla Ward, Koharu Kimata, Kyung Min Roh Bannwart, Leander Schwazer, Lisa Frankland, Lucas Guidetti Perez, Lucile Dupraz, Pheng Guan, Rattana Salee, Wahyu Utami Wati, and Zeynep Ozel.
PEOPLE WHO NEED PEOPLE WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE TO FRIDAY 28 JUNE OPENING WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE 5–7PM
Justine Austen Claus Bredow Marianne Diaz Lisa Frankland Samantha Heriz Hui Kin Sang Winnie Janet Lee Liu Wing Hung Danny Ng Hang Kuen Kassia Ng Kwok Ying Isabella Caitlin Telford
Curated by Rhett D’Costa and Dr Laresa Kosloff Opening address by Sally Mannall, Master of Fine Art Programme Coordinator
People who need people features artworks from ten students who are currently undertaking the Master of Fine Art Program in Melbourne and Hong Kong. This exhibition explores human subjectivity and what it means to co-exist with others from a philosophical, psychological and cultural perspective.