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The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals. It's just that they need more supervision.
~Lynn Lavner

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Mobile Garden: AN ORIGAMI PROJECT, 23rd Dec 08 - 30th Dec 08

About Mobile Garden:
As an origami based exhibition, Mobile Garden will be showcasing various works by 2 artists, Kelvin Atmadibrata ( Indonesia ) and Rin Ioka ( Japan ). Works exhibited ranging from installation art, origami sculpture, time based art as well as interactive cum origami paintings. This exhibition aims to explore the concept of origami in ways that are uncommon and apply those into the work of contemporary arts. Opening reception will be on 23rd December and it runs until 30th December. Gallery will be closed on Monday 29th and Christmas 25th December. Opens daily from 11pm to 7pm.

About the artists:
Kelvin Atmadibrata, is currently doing his foundation year in NTU School of Arts, Design and Media. His installation works have gone public in exhibitions such as Yellow Ribbon Project Community Art Exhibitions 2008 held in November and Market for Artists and Designers held in June. Mobile Garden will be his first duet exhibition. His other works have also been exhibited in events such as ATC on Parade, Pameran Poskad 2008 and APPLE on Canvas. His main interest is in exploring the relationship between children and adults, what differentiate them and what are the parallelism between the two. Mostly conveying the ideas in installation works, he has been trying to further explore on various fields such as paintings and performance art

Rin Ioka is a full time kindergarden teacher who is an artist and a singer at the same time. Her band KaRinBa has performed widely in Tokyo and her works have gone national level in Japan. Her main subject matter is in exploring the idea of memories and how important to preserve them. She likes to combine all her three jobs into her installation works, creating a vibrant piece filled with craft, music and concept. Mobile Garden will be her second exhibition in Singapore, the first being Pameran Poskad 2008. She also does photography and clays as parts of her works which at times, she brightens them with found objects and readymates.

Exhibition runs from 23rd - 30th Dec 08
Tuesdays to Sundays, 11:30am - 7pm
Forth Gallery, 69 Pagoda St, 2nd Floor


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