Public Opening: Friday, 8 December 2017, 7 – 9 pm
As part of Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary–Academy’s (TBA21–Academy), the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore presents The Oceanic, an exhibition focusing on large-scale human interventions in the ocean featuring the work of artists, filmmakers, composers, and researchers who tackle through expeditions (2015/2017) the cultural histories of the Pacific Ocean archipelagos and their current conditions under the perspective of pressing environmental, economic, and socio-political concerns.
The Oceanic is curated by Ute Meta Bauer, Founding Director, NTU CCA Singapore, and Professor, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
From 25 – 27 January 2018, on the occasion of the exhibition and coinciding with Singapore Art Week 2018, The Current Convening #3, conceived by Professor Bauer, Markus Reymann, Director of TBA21–Academy, and Stefanie Hessler, Curator of TBA21–Academy, will take place at the Centre, featuring conversations, roundtables, workshops, performances, and screenings. The event will focus on modalities of exchange and shared responsibilities, while addressing the rights of nature and cultures.