Art in the Commons: Data Visualising Jurong is a new initiative by SAM to commence a series of community-based, participatory art programmes to uncover community interests within the Jurong
district. Working with selected artists and partners like Science Centre Singapore, this initiative seeks to co-create artworks with communities in Jurong and aims to provide an intersection between the arts and the sciences.
Cycle 1 – Debbie Ding: Data Mining Jurong
For this presentation, SAM invited artist Debbie Ding to consider the changing identities of Jurong. Through an alternate reality sketched out by the artist, Jurong’s past – represented here in the
imagined discovery of oil buried in deep time – comes to encounter the neighbourhood’s present as a petrochemical hub. What surfaces from all this are questions of what Jurong is, was, and might
Venue: Science Centre Singapore Hall A
When: 26 Nov 2021 - 30 Jan 2022, 10am - 5pm