For Malaysian artist Chong Siew Ying the siren call of Paris proved to be not just irresistible, but also transformative.
Nature informs and inhabits every aspect of visual artist Joshua Yeldham’s work. It’s in his use of animal totems and in the echoes of the Aboriginal art and traditional Chinese landscapes that illuminate his paintings. It’s in his use of wood and cane and his tireless exploration of the world around him, so that every field, creek and river can be seen afresh.
“I’m interested in this idea of limitations, whether real or imagined, and how we respond to these,” says Skye Jefferys, an Australian-born artist who now calls Singapore her home. Naomi Russo writes.
In a habbot first, habbot designer Annie Abbott has collaborated with Western Australian-based artist Emma Lipscombe to design a capsule fashion shoe collection launching habbot’s inaugural artist collaboration series.
Not a light artist, but with work in Light Show, currently showing at MCA, Tess Ritchie talks to David Batchelor about what really grabs him. A love for cities is just one thing.
Michael Lowe is a graduate architect and fine artist based in Wellington, New Zealand. We talk to him about the “fantastic position” he is in between the designing and painting, how they cross over and one can teach the other.
Houses are usually built quite quickly in Singapore, but an extended timeframe can be an advantage. Chu Lik Ren visits a home designed by Formwerkz Architects for an artist friend and his family, which allowed many details to develop organically throughout the process.