An event that art lovers in Singapore won’t want to miss

A must-visit event in Singapore Art Week – an annual celebration of visual arts, Art After Dark hosts a variety of fun and intriguing performances, outdoor exhibitions, programmes, and more.

  • An event that art lovers in Singapore won’t want to miss

Text by Louisa Clare Lim


Those who love art, don’t forget to check out Art After Dark at Gillman Barracks! Closing Singapore Art Week, a 12-day celebration of the visual arts held across Singapore, Art After Dark is an exciting evening of art activities and programmes, from live performances to precinct-wide public artworks.

Some of the highlights to look forward to:


2_SEA STATE copy

Sea State 9: Proclamation, Charles Lim, 2017 – Image courtesy of Charles Lim and Future Perfect, Singapore

#1 Sea State 9: Proclamation

An exhibition featuring new works from Charles Lim’s Sea Sate project.


14_Transaction of Hollows

Transaction of Hollows, Melati Suryodarmo, 2016 – Image courtesy of Melati Suryodarmo and Shangh Art Singapore

#2 Transaction of Hollows

A live performance by Indonesian artist Melati Suryodarmo.


1_Endgame Nabilah Nordin copy

Endgame, Nabilah Nordin, 2015 – Image courtesy of Christo Crocker and Disini

#3 The inaugural Disini visual arts festival

Disini is a site-specific visual arts festival, comprising a series of public programmes, outdoor artworks and exhibitions by local, regional and international artists. Festival highlights include outdoor artworks located across Gillman Barracks, an artist-designed pavilion which will house exciting programmes for the public, and curated showcases.

Disini runs till 30 September 2018; more information at


Art After Dark x Singapore Art Week 2018

Date: Friday 26 January 2018

Time: 7pm till late

Location: Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937

Admission: Free

For more information about Art After Dark, visit



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