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Singapore Biennale 2006: Program of events

Duration of the Biennale:
4 September - 12 November 2006
Vernissage: 1 - 3 September

31 August

12 - 18:30 Uhr
The Biennale Complex
International symposium with organizers and artistic heads of Biennials and Triennials worldwide: concepts, strategies, expectations, possibilities of cooperation.
Organizers: German Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Stuttgart (ifa), Stuttgart; AICA - Singapore Section; Universes in Universe - Worlds of Art, Berlin; Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts.
Venue: LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Auditorium, 90 Goodman Road

19 pm
The Second Dance Song - New Contemporaries
Opening of the exhibition at the Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts
90 Goodman Road

1 September

11 am
Biennale Press Conference
Singapore Management University, SIS Function Room 5.1, The School of Information Systems, Level 5

6 pm - 2 am
Party on the Padang celebrating the opening of the first Singapore Biennale

2 September

11 am
Steal This Smile
Performance event by Daniel Malone, where an audience will surround the City Hall building, and attempt to levitate it in a symbolic and poetic gesture of the power of communal belief. This event references the Abbie Hoffman led attempt in 1967 to levitate the Pentagon in Washington DC.
After the performance, lunch reception and visit of the Biennale exhibition area at the City Hall.
Venue: City Hall, 3 St Andrew's Road

3. September

6 - 11 pm
A Journey to Discover Secret Garden
Guests are invited to discover the Secret Garden, in the company of artist Takashi Kuribayashi.
6 - 8 pm: Hermes Gallery, Liat Towers, 3rd floor, 541 Orchard Road
until 11 pm: Tanglin Camp, 73 Loewen Road, Tanglin

4 September

8 pm
Carsten Nicolai: Live Sound Performance
National Museum of Singapore

19 October
Vivo City - Public Art Project
Unveiling of the artworks, commissioned by the lifestyle mall, curated by Fumio Nanjo.

11 November
Closing event of the First Singapore Biennale


This overview has been compiled from information that we received from the organizers. We do not assume responsibility regarding the correctness of this information. See the "Disclaimer".
Gerhard Haupt and Pat Binder, Universes in Universe


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