Singapore Night Festival 2017: 10 Years of Lighting Up the Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct

Singapore Night Festival 2017: 10 Years of Lighting Up the Bras Basah.Bugis Precinct

Singapore Night Festival 2017 returns to the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct with its 10th edition. The festival – a key event in the arts and cultural calendar in Singapore – kicks off on 18 August with an exhibition of light art installations and culminates in three evenings of revelry, interactive and innovative artworks, and exciting performances and programmes presented by both new and festival-homecoming artists on 24-26 August.

Home to the greatest concentration of museums, historic monuments, institutions of worship, and arts schools and centres, Bras Basah.Bugis precinct is Singapore’s de facto arts, heritage and design district. Singapore Night Festival 2017 spans five zones in the precinct: Armenian Street, Cathay Green, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore Art Museum and Singapore Management University.

LiteWerkz x 3M (Singapore) presents Tessellations of Time at the main grounds of the National Museum of Singapore. This installation is inspired by the precious bridges between people and time – in celebration of 10 successful years of the Singapore Night Festival. Invoking the fluctuations of coded lights and digitally fabricated pods, the work strives to create a conversation as people enter and interact with their own interpretations of the past, present and future.

LiteWerkz x 3M (Singapore) presents Tessellations of Time at the main grounds of the National Museum of Singapore. This installation is inspired by the precious bridges between people and time – in celebration of 10 successful years of the Singapore Night Festival. Invoking the fluctuations of coded lights and digitally fabricated pods, the work strives to create a conversation as people enter and interact with their own interpretations of the past, present and future.

Praxis+ (Singapore) presents Phosphene at the National Design Centre. A winding cavern of twinkling lights and unexpected turns, Phosphene invites visitors on a journey of inspiration and surprises, sparked by the beautiful moments of the Singapore Night Festival’s decade-long journey.

Praxis+ (Singapore) presents Phosphene at the National Design Centre. A winding cavern of twinkling lights and unexpected turns, Phosphene invites visitors on a journey of inspiration and surprises, sparked by the beautiful moments of the Singapore Night Festival’s decade-long journey.

Light Up the Beat! is presented by Lighting Planners Associates with Atsuhiro Ito at Waterloo Centre. Old fluorescent tubes recovered from the Singapore Management University are reused as a celebration of lights of the past.

Light Up the Beat! is presented by Lighting Planners Associates with Atsuhiro Ito at Waterloo Centre. Old fluorescent tubes recovered from the Singapore Management University are reused as a celebration of lights of the past.

At Fort Canning Hill, Starlight Alchemy (Singapore) presents The Flower of Life and the Infinite Self. Established in 2007, Starlight Alchemy is a multidisciplinary performance arts collective specialising in the manipulation of fire and LED to produce captivating and thrilling visual effects.

At Fort Canning Hill, Starlight Alchemy (Singapore) presents The Flower of Life and the Infinite Self. Established in 2007, Starlight Alchemy is a multidisciplinary performance arts collective specialising in the manipulation of fire and LED to produce captivating and thrilling visual effects.

The Flower of Life and the Infinite Self consists of a geodesic bamboo dome with a tessellated fabric roof resembling the flower of life, and interior walls mounted with geometrically arranged convex mirrors that form dynamic reflections of visitors as they walk around the dome.

The Flower of Life and the Infinite Self consists of a geodesic bamboo dome with a tessellated fabric roof resembling the flower of life, and interior walls mounted with geometrically arranged convex mirrors that form dynamic reflections of visitors as they walk around the dome.

Karel Bata (United Kingdom) presents The Tree That Blinked, a series of portraits projected into a tree that toys with notions of identity, representation and transformation.

Karel Bata (United Kingdom) presents The Tree That Blinked, a series of portraits projected into a tree that toys with notions of identity, representation and transformation.

KMA (United Kingdom) presents Flock at the atrium of the National Design Centre. This immersive artwork enables visitors to draw their personal spotlight.

KMA (United Kingdom) presents Flock at the atrium of the National Design Centre. This immersive artwork enables visitors to draw their personal spotlight.

The Rat Pack (Singapore) presents Secrecy at the Armenia Church, a nod to the patron saint, St Gregory the Illuminator. The garden is bathed in a spectrum of calm neon tones with an ambient soundscape in the background. The church is also one of the first buildings in Singapore to have electric lights installed in 1909.

The Rat Pack (Singapore) presents Secrecy at the Armenian Church, a nod to the patron saint, St Gregory the Illuminator. The garden is bathed in a spectrum of calm neon tones with an ambient soundscape in the background. The church is also one of the first buildings in Singapore to have electric lights installed in 1909.

AADN (France) presents Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men) at the Singapore Art Museum. Behind the interactive art installation of 16 human-sized figurines, The Standing Men call out to those strolling by to initiate a dialogue with them.

AADN (France) presents Les Hommes Debout (The Standing Men) at the Singapore Art Museum. Behind the interactive art installation of 16 human-sized figurines, The Standing Men call out to those strolling by to initiate a dialogue with them.

Aesop (Singapore) presents Nostros: Records of the Self at Gallery 10 of the National Museum of Singapore. Visitors can use their nose to navigate the different scents at the space.

Aesop (Singapore) presents Nostros: Records of the Self at Gallery 10 of the National Museum of Singapore. Visitors can use their nose to navigate the different scents at the space.

At the National Museum of Singapore is one of the most spectacular projections of Singapore Night Festival 2017. EZ3kiel (France) presents Convolutions, a contemporary light show linking architecture, project, lights, laser and music in a poetic and technological ballet.

At the National Museum of Singapore is one of the most spectacular projections of Singapore Night Festival 2017. EZ3kiel (France) presents Convolutions, a contemporary light show linking architecture, project, lights, laser and music in a poetic and technological ballet.


For more information on Singapore Night Festival 2017, please visit http://nightfestival.sg/.


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