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Artlogues #1: Sometimes, It Takes Blood
Sometimes, It Takes Blood: Embodying Idea Into Exhibition
How does a curator translate an idea into a museum exhibition?
Join Joyce Toh, Curatorial Co-Head at the Singapore Art Museum, as she shares her experience curating, “5 Stars: Art Reflects on Peace, Justice, Equality, Democracy and Progress”, a major exhibition during SG50 that invited artists to critically reflect on the nation’s values, represented by the five stars on the Singapore flag.
This session aims to give a glimpse into the intricacies of exhibition-making, from ways of conceptualising a show, to commissioning artists and managing gallery spaces.
To encourage free and frank exchange, this session will be held under the Chatham House Rule.
About the Speaker
Joyce Toh is Co-Head of the Curatorial team at Singapore Art Museum, where she also oversees the Philippines collection. Her past exhibitions include “Medium at Large”, “Sensorium 360”, and “Thrice Upon A Time: A Century of Story in the Art of the Philippines”. Joyce was a curator in the Singapore Biennale 2016 and 2013, and part of the organising team that conceptualised the themes and frameworks for both editions. She holds a MA in Aesthetics from University of York, U.K. and a BA in Art History from Syracuse University, U.S.A.
Registration will commence at 11.45 AM. Places are limited so do register online!
The Arts Management Collective (AMC), is an independent group of arts management students and alumni from Singapore Management University, under the mentorship of Dr Hoe Su Fern, which aims to enable, inspire and affirm future arts managers in working towards a career in the arts.
Artlogues is a series that aims to strengthen the arts literacy of aspiring arts managers. For 2018, the series will explore the manifold ways in which an artistic idea can be actualised into reality.
This year, the series is supported and made possible by our venue partner, the Singapore Art Museum.
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