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[Singapore Biennale 2019 Teaser] Dennis Tan: Artist in Progress – Building of a Kolek

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Get an insider's look into the studio of Singapore Biennale artist Dennis Tan. Learn about the immense craft and precision that goes into making a kolek, which will be presented at the Biennale exhibition. The talk will be moderated by Biennale curator, John Tung.

This programme is organised by the Singapore Art Museum, and supported by the Singapore Sailing Federation.

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Dennis Tan (b. 1975, Singapore) graduated with a Diploma in Painting, Bachelor in Environmental Design, and a Master in Architecture. Describing his approach in his practice of boat building as ‘building-without-a-plan’, Tan’s practice grounds itself in the sensibilities of the common man – engaging the subject with naïve curiosity. He has exhibited in Singapore, Australia, and Korea. He is the founder of HAROU, the atelier for his ongoing artistic and architectural endeavours.

ABOUT SINGAPORE BIENNALE 2019: EVERY STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
Helmed by Patrick Flores, Artistic Director for Singapore Biennale 2019 (SB2019), and a curatorial team of six members from Singapore, Southeast Asia and beyond, Singapore Biennale 2019: Every Step in the Right Direction focuses on the imperative of making choices and taking the steps to consider current conditions and the human endeavour for change and betterment.

HOW TO GET THERE
Address: 1500 East Coast Parkway, National Sailing Centre (NSC), Singapore 468963
By bus: Service 36 (nearest bus stop - After East Coast Sea Sports Club [94099] which is a 20 min walk to NSC)
By car: Nearest public car park - East Coast Park Car Park G which is a 4 min walk to NSC.
By shuttle bus: Shuttle bus service by Singapore Sailing Federation runs from Bedok MRT Exit A to NSC at 8.40am; and from NSC to Bedok MRT at 6.15pm. (Spaces are limited for members of the public and are on a first-come-first-serve basis)

RESOURCES
About Singapore Biennale: www.singaporebiennale.org
About Singapore National Sailing Championship 2019: www.sailing.org.sg/event/singapore-national-sailing-championship-2019/

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Sat Jun 15, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SGT
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