PAUSE: An Exhibition of Works & Ideas in Progress @ SMU Gallery (Jan 15-Feb 11, 2011)
"PAUSE: An Exhibition of Works & Ideas in Progress" launched Friday, January 14th @ SMU Gallery (Level 1) - which featured new works-in-progress, and includes new works by members of SMU's visual arts and photography clubs, ARTDICTED and SMUSAIC. One of the members is Daniel Yu - who showcases custom sculpted Playmobil figures - for which we have judicious images of (yes, I am biased - don't be hating).
CLICK THRU for more snaps, including artwork displays from other artists, and do yourselves a favor and pop by the Singapore Management University on Stamford Road - Level 1, School of Economics / School of Social Sciences (Gallery is opposite SOTA and Rendezvous Hotel) - before the exhibition ends on 11th of February. More into on the event's Facebook listing.
About the Exhibition:
To some, the act of ‘making art’ may often be perceive as a mysterious and unfathomable process. In reality, the experience of making differs from artist to artist. Often, the path to a cohesive work is paved with points of stopping and starting, looking and re-looking, trying and abandoning and trying again. As such, this exhibition will depart from the conventional way of seeing artworks as ‘finished products’ and focus instead on ideas and works that are experimental, ‘raw’, ‘abandoned’, or still ‘in-the-making’. Through its display of works-in-progress, PAUSE aims to offer some insight into the often unseen aspects of art making, and pose several pertinent questions to the 'maker' in all of us:
How do you begin? Where are you going? When do you stop?
All images via DX Lin - Used without permission.