Free film screening & VR experience at 100-year-old colonial house near Harbourfront on Apr. 29, 2023


Russell Ang | April 18, 2023, 05:38 PM

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If you're fond of the arts, consider heading down to Temenggong Road this April.

The 100-year-old colonial house will be open to the public for a film screening on Apr. 29, 2023.

Admission to the event is free.

Photo by Russell Ang

Austrian Spring in Temenggong, as the event is called, is curated by Temenggong Artists-In-Residence and the Austrian Embassy in Singapore.

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

What to expect

Free film screening

Film enthusiasts will be able to enjoy a free screening of  "Double Happiness" by Austrian filmmaker Ella Raidel.

Photo via Ella Raidel

The film explores China's rapid urbanisation through Hallstatt, an Austrian town that has been realised as a Chinese real estate project.

You can watch the trailer here.

A 30-minute Q&A session with visual artist and filmmaker, Ella Raidel and Hyun-Suk Seo, will take place shortly after the screening.

VR presentation

Photo via NTU CCA Singapore

Visitors can also immerse themselves at the colonial house through "The Insensible Cities".

This unique virtual reality (VR) experience explores the ways human senses interact with modernist architectural ideas in different Asian cultures.

Austrian Spring in Temenggong

Address: 28 Temenggong Road, Singapore 098775

Date and time: Apr. 29, 2023, 6pm to 8:45pm

Seats are limited—you can register your visit by contacting [email protected].

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Mothership is the media partner for "Austrian Spring in Temenggong" by Temenggong-Artists-In-Residence.

Top image by Russell Ang and via Ella Raidel and NTU CCA Singapore