OPEN PORES is month-long project by young Singaporean artists, Aqilah Hassan and Megan Miao. This project is underpinned by the question of “What does it mean to be female in Singapore”? It will include live elements in the form of performances, dialogue sessions and workshops.
This project is also seen as a starting point for a future initiative to document and archive female art practices in Singapore.
13 August 2016 (Saturday)
drop-in sessions #1, 2-5pm
As part of BLOCK PARTY held at Goodman Arts Centre Blackbox, we will be holding a mass embroidery session with accompanying free-flow discussions on issues around female bodies, craft and technology. All materials provided.
20 August 2016 (Saturday)
drop-in sessions #2, 2 – 5pm
A mass embroidery session with accompanying free-flow discussions on issues around female bodies, craft and technology. All materials provided. Just bring yourself. Let’s talk while making!
21 August 2016 (Sunday)
Small Talks, 3 – 5.30pm
Small Talks is a gathering of female creatives in Singapore to speak about their practice, beliefs and influences. The invited speakers for this coming Sunday are Gillian Chen, Hanae Mona Gomez, Seet Yun Teng and Nidia Marissa Donyada.
Finding A Safe Space, 6 – 6.45pm, To be performed and facilitated by Aqilah Hassan.
26 August 2016 (Friday), 27 August 2016 (Saturday), 28 August 2016 (Sunday): TBA
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
When: 13 - 27 Aug 2016,