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Street Report: Sungei Road Self-cast hooks

Street Report – Sungei Road Self-cast hooks / Post-Museum’s Survey: Space, Sharing, Haunting / The Substation, Singapore / 1 to 30 September 2016.

If you walk before the uncles set up their stalls, there are these self-casted hooks embedded into the cracks of the old asphalt road.

The architect Gerrit Rietveld did a similar tactic in one of his buildings, where he subtly cast grids of standard nuts to the concrete anticipating future use.

  

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Visualising Paradise 03: Speculations on what it looks like

(Visualising Paradise is a series of discussions on the perception of the tropical landscapes held in three different venues; a university’s department of cross-cultural and religious studies, an urban/architecture think-tank, and an art institution.)

 

Visualising Paradise 03 / Post-Museum‘s Survey: Space, Sharing, Haunting / The Substation, Singapore / 10 Sept 2016

Speculating what Paradise looks like is one of the longest continuous discussion of an imagined landscape. Where is it located? How does this promised eternal space looks like? This long conversations about the physicality of Paradise is an attraction for the speaker; as a way to reflect how we imagine nature and how this spiritual (sometimes voyeuristic or super-terrestrial) visualisations is define by the real world, our own culture, new scientific discoveries, or as ways to search for lost tradition. With this, let us go for a “walk” – sometimes factual and sometimes with our own imaginations – looking at various paradises through visual art.

Moderated by Dan Koh.

Video documentation by Post-Museum.

Visualising Paradise 01: Speculations on locations in time and space

(Visualising Paradise is a series of discussions on the perception of the tropical landscapes held in three different venues; a university’s department of cross-cultural and religious studies, an urban/architecture think-tank, and an art institution.)

Visualising Paradise 01 / Center for Religious & Cross-Cultural Studies, Universitas Gadjah Mada / 16 March 2016

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