Free art exhibition at 100-year-old colonial house near HarbourFront from now till Nov. 27, 2022

One more place to add to your to-visit list.

Russell Ang | November 14, 2022, 06:43 PM

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A 100-year-old colonial house at Temenggong Road will be open to the public for an art exhibition on selected dates from now till Nov. 27, 2022.

Admission is free.

Photo by Russell Ang

"Expressing Heritage: Transcending People & Time" is curated by Temenggong Artists-In-Residence, a private non-profit charity that manages art residency programmes.

Officially established in 2009, the organisation aims to support local artists, art projects, as well as foster art and cultural exchanges.

What to expect

Filmic projection

Photo by Russell Ang

This visual arts presentation will feature a filmic projection by Wayne Peng, among other works.

Peng is a renowned commercial director who made his mark with beauty advertorials.

His work here displays a series of high-quality photos of human profiles juxtaposed with tree textures.

Here's a peek at part of the projection:

Photo by Russell Ang

Photo via Temenggong Artists in Residence

Photo via Temenggong Artists in Residence

Tableaux wallpapers

For a blast into the past, check out the tableaux wallpapers curated by architect and artist Richard Hassell.

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Digitally printed in large-format sheets of Japanese mulberry paper, the tableaux feature a series of drawings done in wallpaper size.

These drawings are Hassell's interpretation of the colonial house as well as the livelihoods of people in the past.

Photo by Russell Ang

Photo by Russell Ang

City structure installation

Visitors can also view the city structure installation done by graphic designer Kelley Cheng.

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The installation is a complex of built-form models fabricated with plywood and paint colours.

Cheng encapsulates her thoughts on impending social issues through six different poems.

You can find these poems inscribed into the structures at the exhibit.

Photo by Russell Ang

Photo by Russell Ang

Expressing Heritage: Transcending People & Time

Address: 28 Temenggong Road, Singapore 098775

Date: Nov. 13 to Nov. 27 (Closed on Mondays)

Opening hours: 12pm to 6pm

Photo via Temenggong Artists in Residence

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