Hand-Drawn Postcard Workshop by Vertical Submarine
(17 & 18 January 2020)

Visualise your dream city with the artists of Vertical Submarine! In this exclusive workshop, you will engage in discussions with the artists, get a chance to recreate your recollections of faraway places through ideograms, and also create hand-drawn postcards using pens and ink wash.

Suitable for all ages.

This workshop is part of the Light to Night Festival 2020 - Invisible Cities x Civic District at the Asian Civilisations Museum.

About the artist

Vertical Submarine (VS) is a Singapore art collective. Their cross-disciplinary projects incorporate theatre and curating, and explore methods of storytelling and narrative via words and images. The group has received accolades including The President's Young Talents Award (Singapore, 2009), The Celeste Prize (New York, 2011), and Finalist for Sovereign Asian Art Prize (Hong Kong, 2015). VS has been appointed Associate Director of TheatreWorks (Singapore, 2010–13), and was part of the Associate Artist Research Programme at The Substation (Singapore, 2011–13).

In addition to international art fairs and commercial shows, they have participated in projects such as Kuandu Biennale (2010), Roundtable: Gwangju Biennale (2012), and The Roving Eye: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia Asia, ARTER (Istanbul, 2014), and Concept Context Contestation: Art and the Collective in Southeast Asia (Travelling Version) Jogjakarta organised by Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre (2016). To date, their widely acclaimed art installations, which include The Garden of Forking Paths/Mirror Room (2010) and John Martin: Butcher or Surgeon (2015), have travelled to Barcelona, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, and Taipei. In 2017, Vertical Submarine was engaged as art director by ZARCH Collaboratives for SGIO-Sydney organised by Singapore Tourism Board. The group is also part of Thailand Biennale: The Edge of Wonderland (Krabi, 2018).

About Light to Night 2020
Light to Night Festival 2020 – Invisible Cities x Civic District at the Asian Civilisations Museum is back again! Spend an illuminating evening at the ACM green as you experience an outdoor installation by local artist Vertical Submarine. On 10, 11, 17, and 18 January, come down to ACM to experience four mesmerising nights of programmes, including UV body painting activities, interactive tours in the dark, performances, and workshops for all.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why do we have to put down a refundable deposit of $10/pax?

As the workshop spaces are highly limited, this is to ensure that the instructor and facilitators' times are fully utilized. The deposit will be refunded 24 hours after the event.

3. I have more questions!

We'd be happy to answer them for you! Drop us a note via peatix or email us at nhb_acm_prog@nhb.gov.sg.

Terms & Conditions

1. A refundable deposit of $10/pax is collected upon registration on Peatix. This deposit will be refunded 24 hours after the event (standard Credit Card refund windows apply). In the event of no-show, the deposit will be forfeited.

2. Registration ends 5 minutes before programme starts. Empty slots will be release to walk-ins at the museum's discretion. No admission will be allowed into the venue once the programme starts.
  • The event description was updated. Diff#509018 2020-01-06 12:05:20
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Jan 17 - Jan 18, 2020
[ Fri ] - [ Sat ]
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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Asian Civilisations Museum
Fri, 17 January 2020
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Sat, 18 January 2020
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1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555 Singapore
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