Join award-winning writer and artist Associate Professor Tan Chee Lay as he shares the art of sketching based on paintings of nature on display in the library, and how to derive inspiration from the sketches to create poetic lines. Participants are free to simply enjoy his sharing or take part in the creative processes of sketching and/or writing.
Saturday, 6 July 2019
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm
Level 5, Possibility Room
National Library Building
Free admission. Register now via https://bit.ly/2JHjzfX
This programme will be conducted in English and Chinese.
About the Speaker
Writer-artist Tan Chee Lay is an associate professor at the National Institute of Education (NIE), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. The National Library’s 2019 George Lyndon Hicks Fellow, Tan is currently researching the development and characteristics of creative works produced by Singapore’s Chinese literati. He is a recipient of the Young Artist Award (2004), Singapore Youth Award (2006) and Dr Tan Tsze Chor Art Award (2016). He has published over 20 creative writing and academic books, as well as children’s picture books, short story collections, letters and poetry including Landmark Poetics of the Lion City (2017), which clinched him the 2018 Singapore Literature Prize.
[艺术空间系列 – 生长，在线条之间：大自然的素描与书写]
When: 6 Jul 2019, 2.00 PM - 3.30 PM