A Piece Of Home - A Group Exhibition by Young Persons with Disabilities



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Organised by ART:DIS, A Piece Of Home showcases over 60 artworks across paintings, prints & ceramics invites viewers to perceive the world differently.

Venue: Objectifs (Chapel Gallery) at 155 Middle Road, Singapore 188977
Dates: 9 - 18 Jun 2023
Admission: Free, fees applicable for selected programmes

How can we encourage more to look at the world with fresh eyes, unencumbered by the norms and standards of society? Perhaps start at A Piece Of Home, a group exhibition featuring 26 young persons with disabilities (PwDs). Organised by ART:DIS and curated by award-winning exhibition-maker John Tung, the comprehensive showcase of over 60 artworks across paintings, prints & ceramics invites viewers to perceive the world differently.

Raising the Awareness of Artists with Disabilities

This exhibition is a highlight of ART:DIS’s 30th anniversary celebration and a cumulation of a year of artist-in-training programme in the Fine Arts and Ceramics faculty.  Held at Objectifs, an arts space nestled amongst many art institutions, we hope to raise the visibility artists with disabilities, expose them to professional art spaces and invite others into their world where art is a sanctuary. Let their creations ignite your imagination and remind you of the power of finding solace in familiar spaces.

Exhibition Tours

Curator: John Tung

Dates

  • Curator Tour: 10 Jun (2.30 pm) and 17 Jun (1 pm)
  • Touch Tour: 18 Jun (2.30 pm)
  • Audio Tour: Available throughout the exhibition

Families can embark on a guided tour of the exhibition. This includes a Curator Tour that shares intriguing insights into the processes and inspirations behind each artwork, a Tour Tour where visitors texturised journey using their hands or an Audio Tourfeaturing creative commentary by the artists, paired with immersive atmospheric sounds.

Free Art Jamming

Unleash your creativity in a foam printing workshop! With simple materials, create a one-of-a-kind stamp that can be applied across surfaces (i.e. paper, t-shirts, bags). Perfect for beginners and enthusiasts who enjoy letting their imagination run wild! All art materials will be provided.

Cartoon Drawing Workshop

Date: 10 Jun, 1.30 pm
Fees: $5

Join Aaron Yap, a cartoon enthusiast, in this fun and engaging workshop to create your very own lovable characters. From the exaggerated to the comical, experiment with different shapes using watercolour pencils. All art materials will be provided and this workshop lasts 60 minutes.

Water Marbling Workshop

Date: 11 Jun, 3 pm
Fees: $5

In an arts and science mash-up, artist Joshua Tang will take you through the process of creating beautifully hypnotic swirls & ripples that are imprinted onto paper with simply water and paint. All art materials will be provided and this workshop lasts 60 minutes.

Air Dry Clay Workshop

Date: 17 Jun, 3.30 pm
Fees: $5

Through touch, mould your very own unique clay pots that can hold plants, jewellery, or even flowers! Taught by artist Zack, he will further share tips on tricks to customise your designs in this fun and interactive workshop. All art materials will be provided and this workshop lasts 60 minutes.

Jumping Clay Workshop

Date: 18 Jun, 3 pm
Fees: $5

Together with artist Joycelin Toh, learn how to create stunning clay roses that can be used as a fridge magnet, bag badge or an artistic table display. With techniques such as rolling and pinching, get your hands busy forming delicate petals and leaves in this 60 minutes workshop.

 

For more details and to register for the programmes, visit A Piece Of Home. 



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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