Fri, 16 Sept

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Private Gallery, Shophouse 5

Skein

Featuring EJ Cabangon, Raffy Napay, Iggy Rodriguez & Pow Marin

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Skein

Time & Location

16 Sept 2016, 7:00 pm

Private Gallery, Shophouse 5, 5 Lor 24 Geylang, Singapore 398617

About the event

The word skein is a lovely dichotomy of definitions. It is a word that refers to a length of yarn or thread wound on a spool, or a coil, or an intertwined group of fiber. It also means a flock of geese, or birds in flight, or a succession of similar interrelated things. If one were to paint the word, one could visualize beautifully synchronized swimmers effortlessly contorting their perfect frames into a precise braid.

It would then seem appropriate to regard a group of artists as a skein of artists, not as a flock, because of their typically lone character. When artists do group occasionally, it is to draw meaning into a complex twist of context (and the need for revelry!) often emerging into a rainbow of creativity. In Skein, Artesan presents four talented artists who prove their artistry as the mighty sword, delivering a pith of thought that knocks us off our feet.

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