Participants; Christine Overbeck

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Christine one of our rare participants who is currently undertaking a Master in Design with HSLU, Hochschule Luzern Design und Kunst. She focus on textile design and specializes in knitting. By exploring different techniques and… Continue reading

Participants; Elena Lavellés

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Spanish born Elena has been through many different paths in her education journey and is now in the midst of her MFA Photography&Media and Integrated Media at California Institute of the Arts. Her prolific CV reflects… Continue reading

Participants; Yukari Ishiguro

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Yukari Ishiguro, MFA student from Musashino Art University (MUA). Out of the two students representing MUA in this year’s Tropical Lab 8, Yukari has a vision for herself to be an internationally active… Continue reading

Participants; Isabella Ng

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First up our introductions to Tropical Lab 8’s participants is Isabella Ng from RMIT Hong Kong. Isabella is a performance based artist. She is currently in the Master of Fine Art course with… Continue reading

Tropical Lab is back!

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This year, we have prepared a series of events for Tropical Lab 8, with the theme of “PORT OF CALL”. For this eighth edition, we welcome our participants to join us at LASALLE College of… Continue reading

Artist Dinner : Glen Goei

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After a full day in the studio it was time for us to visit the amazing home of the great host and theatre director Glen Goei for a Peranakan feast!  Here is our… Continue reading

Day 6 : Temple Tour with Kirpal Singh

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Another awesome day at the lab! We had a morning temple tour with Kirpal Singh to explore the spiritual translations by visiting a Buddhist, Hindu and Sikh Temple within the vibrant Serangoon area… Continue reading

Day 5 : Tiong Bahru Tour

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Our second to last tour of the Lab! We spent the morning wondering around the charming neighborhood of Tiong Bahru exploring the history, architecture and occasional hipster spotting with our guide and curator… Continue reading

Day 4 : Gamelan Workshop

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After a little break, we started the week off with a Gamelan talk and workshop by Joyce Teo. We began learning the history and philosophy behind this traditional Indonesian music ensemble as well… Continue reading

Day 3 : Rainy Pulau Ubin Adventure

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One of our favorite activities during Tropical Lab is our annual pilgrimage to the granite island, Pulau Ubin! Saturday morning presented some unfavorable weather, however all of the labbers and volunteers braved the… Continue reading