instinctive 1.0 : (in)visible

An invitation to see the unseen

Opening: 14 February 2017, 7pm-9pm
Preview: 13 February 2017
Date: 13-19 February 2017
Closing Party: 19 Feb 2017, 7pm-9pm

Location: Ion Art Gallery, 2 Orchard Turn, ION Orchard, Level 4 Singapore 238801
Opening hours 10am-10pm

instinctive 1.0 : (In)Visible brings together works from the new Singapore based international collective instinctive, that explores ideas related to the invisible and the hidden. The exhibition features works by some of Singapore’s most established artists as well as younger artists who have expanded on their legacy as well as artists from Australia, China, Brazil, Taiwan, Korea and New Zealand.

The showcase is an extravaganza of imagination with works that remind us that we live in two worlds: the physical world of sight and the non-visible world of thought. From the amusing to the philosophical, there are works you must scrutinise and decipher and others you must play with. From visual puns to fake news and installations which encourages a heightened awareness of the physical context of the gallery- this exhibition span diverse aesthetic practices and concerns. Many of the works in (In)Visible seek to direct our attention towards the unwritten rules and conventions that shape our understanding of art. Other works invoke invisibility to underscore the limits of our perceptual capacities or to emphasize the role of our imagination in responding to works of art. Some use invisibility as a metaphor that relates to the suppression of information or the political disappearance and marginalization of social groups. This show puts its faith in the audience, in our willingness to think and our openness to ideas. As long as our eyes are open, we continue to see pictures in the world of the invisible.

Artists in the exhibition include: Yeoh Wee Hwee (Singapore), Urich Lau(Singapore), Shin-Young Park (Korea/New Zealand), Shih Yun Yeo(Singapore), Sarah Choo(Singapore), Lisa Chandler (New Zealand), Lio Cheung (Hong Kong), Leo Liu Xuan Qi (China), Justin Lee(Singapore), George Liu Zhen (China), Eunice Lim(Singapore), Eddie Botha (Australia), Deusa Blumke (Brazil), Chang Hui-Fang (Taiwan)

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