Day 4 – Pulau Ubin

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As a yearly Tropical Lab tradition, Participants take an inspiring trip to Pulau Ubin. The offshore island houses the last of ‘kampung’ villages in Singapore and boasts a wealth of nature and wildlife… Continue reading

Tropical Lab 10 – Day 2 & 3

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We kickstarted the Participants’ Presentations on Day 2 of Tropical Lab. All our participants gave a sharing about themselves and their practice. We had fun learning more about one another! Here are some… Continue reading

Tropical lab 10 – Fictive Dreams

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John Gardner on Fictive Dreams:  “In the writing state—the state of inspiration—the fictive dream springs up fully alive: the writer forgets the words he has written on the page and sees, instead, his characters… Continue reading

Tropical Lab 10 – Day 1

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21st July 2016 The day we’ve been waiting for all year is finally here! This year’s Tropical Lab is set to raise the bar with a special tenth year anniversary. Once again, student-artists… Continue reading

Day Three – Trip to Pulau Ubin

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Day 3: The ferry over from mainland to Ubin. Lunch at Ubin. Jacqueline explaining Karen Mitchell’s work to the participants.                   Fruits and drinks to… Continue reading

Second Day – Presentations

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Day 2 of Tropical Lab: Lauren presenting on her past works.   Chiaki presenting her paintings.   Set to go at Milenko’s!

First Day: Orientation Around LASALLE College of the Arts

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Tropical Lab 9 started on 23rd July 2015, receiving 26 guests from different Universities to explore this year’s theme of ‘Islands’. “There is no world. There are only islands.” Jacques Derrida In it’s 9th season, Tropical… Continue reading

Tropical Lab 8; PSA, iPreciation Gallery, Temple tour.

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Day 6 into Tropical Lab 8, we visited the PSA office and went on their port tour. Unfortunately photos and recordings were not allowed in the vicinity of the port due to security… Continue reading

Tropical Lab 8; Pulau Ubin, Singapore Maritime Trail, Dinner at Glenn’s

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Sunday Morning. Weather: Thunderstorm. Mood: Sleepy.  Nonetheless, we embarked on our Pulau Ubin trip. Although there was horrible weather and lots of waiting, the short trip to Ubin was still a great one.… Continue reading

Tropical Lab 8; RECAP

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Some weeks have passed since the end of Tropical Lab 8. We suppose that everyone has taken something back from this experience, built new friendships and bonds . The Tropical team most definitely… Continue reading