GOTW#2 Night Festival Lates

On Friday August 19 and Saturday August 20, GOTW#2 co-incided with the 2016 Night Festival and with related events held in the  Objectifs courtyard. The exhibition remained open late on both nights and attracted huge crowds.

Alexandra Serrenti captured these audience responses.

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GOTW#2 Close-ups

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IMG_3403Shubigi Rao

IMG_3423Gavin Maughfling, Andy Lacey

GOTW#2 Opening Night Shots (2)

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GOTW#2 Opening Night Shots (1)

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Joo Choon Lin; You Will Die Lulled by the Waves of the Stormy Sea

Joo Choon Lin was unable to attend the artists’ talk on Saturday August 20th, but that morning she sent instead by text a description of her aims and the background to the work:

“I was trying to respond to the first version of the work..instead of printing representations of sea/water..this time I wanted to print water in a more symbolic way… almost like how ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphs or pictograms … abstract languages that are to be decoded … people have been searching for a higher resolution of images or hd or the clearer the better … to represent the ‘lifelike’ nature of reality..but i think the screaming coming from the mouth of the printer and the strikepin that creates an  impact on the paper and those shaking..its unpredictable twist or sabotage of the image-making when hung upside down … is more ‘lifelike’ than a high resolution or hd … the cross symbols that appear everywhere in the works … showing how the characteristics of water will blink and shine when surrounded by any light source … the cross can also be seems as the cross used in exorcism as the printer is hung upside down … Objectifs used to be a church before it was converted into an art gallery.

The initial idea of wanting images of water/ resemblance  of  a waterfall as images are ubiquitous, are everywhere … a response to our mass culture … how easy it is to access images; and people can use them for own use and images are manipulated and compressed to a lower quality, e.g. into gif files..i like the idea of destroying copyright or ownership … people can use images freely like water.”

Joo Choon Lin, Singapore 2016


Ghost on the Wire #2

 Image: Anne Robinson
Eighteen artists from Singapore and the United Kingdom will be shown at Ghost on the Wire #2, curated by UK-based curatorial partnership, DEM Projects (Gavin Maughfling and Suzanne De Emmony). The show runs from 18 August to 4 September 2016 at the Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film in Singapore. It builds on DEM Projects’ earlier successful exhibition at the Bermondsey Project Space in London in 2014, and introduces many of the works first seen in London to Singapore, alongside new works created especially for the Singapore show, as well as pieces by artists not previously shown in Bermondsey.