Day 2 : Artist Presentations and Tropical King Studio Visit

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Another full day for us! For our second day of Tropical Lab, we had each participant give a 10-15 min presentation on their work and current practice. It was an inspiring day learning… Continue reading

Day 1 : Orientation, Seminar & Artist Hosted Dinner

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What a day! The first day of Tropical Lab was jam packed with introductions, seminars and discussions ending with a little trek in the jungle to a grand feast hosted by Temenggong Artist… Continue reading

Getting Ready!

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Tomorrow’s the big day! We look forward to meeting all of you and welcoming you to LASALLE and Tropical Lab. Here we are kick starting the Lab with our amazing Volunteers getting ready… Continue reading

A Tropical Welcome from the Tropical King

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Dear Friends, Welcome to the 7th Tropical Lab. Welcome to Asia, Singapore and LASALLE College of the Arts. “An echo (plural echoes) is a reflection of sound, arriving at the listener some time… Continue reading

Two weeks and counting!

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Only two weeks to go until Tropical Lab 7 : ECHO – The Poetics of Translation kickstarts with our orientation followed by an afternoon seminar! Details on the seminar and our speakers can… Continue reading

Tropical Lab 7 : ECHO The Poetics of Translation

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TROPICAL LAB 7: ECHO The Poetics of Translation Walter Benjamin once compared translation to hearing an echo in a forest.  Such a metaphor for the act of translation suggests the sonic if not… Continue reading

A walk down memory lane…

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Its been almost 2 months since our Tropical Lab journey – and now it is time to take a little walk down memory lane or catch up on what you missed! Check out… Continue reading

Land Exhibition Opening Party

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After close to two weeks of exploring the tropical island of Singapore, the 26 participating Tropical Lab artists put up a splendid exhibition today at the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICAS). We… Continue reading

LTA Train Tunnel Tour

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Because the 6th Tropical Lab is all about Land, we joined the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for construction site visits and an underground tunnel tour. Here are some of the photos from the trip!

Sneak peek

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Time really flies- it is finally the Tropical Lab 6: LAND Exhibition Opening tomorrow! We popped by the ICAS spaces today to find out what our participants have been up to. Can’t wait… Continue reading