Events: August 2016
Inspired by the architecture of the former Supreme court and City Hall buildings? Step inside the Gallery’s studios and try your hand at art-making under the guidance of experienced instructors.
This workshop will introduce participants to the basic techniques of linocut printmaking. Create a printing plate based on architectural motifs found in the Gallery’s historical buildings.
Tickets will be available through the National Gallery's website, ticketing counters and SISTIC channels. Book online here.
07 Aug 2016, 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM (150 min), Rooftop Studios 1 & 2
Events: July 2016
Peranakan meets modern Yokohama in a talk about traditional culture within a modern context. Urasenke ceremony teacher Ikuko Okada and I will be discussing this issue from our own perspectives. I look forward to sharing my experiences with Japanese audiences in my first ever video conference! Discussions will all be held in Japanese.
SINGAPORE DESIGN WEEK 2016: PERANAKAN DESIGN PRESENTATION
Date: Sat, 12 March | Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm | Location: Kim Choo 109 East Coast Road | Fee: $15 including refreshments
Peranakan culture is rich in motifs of local and overseas origins including puppy dogs, roses and even fairy tale characters! Artist Jennifer Lim & designer Raymond Wong offer a lively presentation on this often whimsical sense of design.
References to Chinese symbols and their meanings will also be explained as Raymond presents his vintage collection of batik sarongs and embroidered kebaya blouses in an enjoyable show-and-tell. Jennifer talks about her personal interpretation of Peranakan tiles and their multicultural roots in a live demonstration of her Japanese woodblock technique. We look forward to welcoming you!
EVENTS: january 2015
Japanese woodblock - a marriage of wood and paper
Date: Friday 29 January | Time: Arrive at 10:00 am for 10:30 start | Location: TBA
Join Australian artist Jennifer Lim as she demonstrates the fascinating art of Japanese woodblock printing. Jennifer will show the steps in creating her handmade prints, using traditional techniques learned from renowned Japanese printmaker Akira Kurosaki. Mokuhanga is the same printing technique refined by the Japanese craftsmen who produced masterpieces for artists such as Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro. Jennifer will speak about the concepts underpinning her practice as a full-time artist in Singapore and discuss artwork from her recent collection.
EVENTS: November 2015
Australian-Peranakan artist Jennifer Lim's first solo show at Ludo Gallery in the Waterloo Centre runs through November 15, 2015.
Balik Rumah - Let’s Head Home will feature new prints and paintings incorporating local motifs, languages and geographic references. Influenced by her intercultural experiences and the notion of ‘home’, Jennifer has a stunning installation of nearly 600 miniature handmade prints that spell out the title of the show.
See a video of the making of 'Balik Rumah - Let's Head Home'.