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1st Singapore Biennale
4 September - 12 November 2006

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Program of Events
Includes parallel events


Duration of the Biennale:

4 September - 12 November 2006
Vernissage: 1 - 3 September



31 August
12 - 7:30 pm

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



31 August
7 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

Photos of the press conference



1 September
6 pm - 2 am

Party on the Padang celebrating the opening of the first Singapore Biennale
Photos of the opening day



2 September
11 am
Lunch reception

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
location map, infos, photos



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
location map, infos, photos



4 September
8 pm

Carsten Nicolai: Live Sound Performance
National Museum of Singapore
location map, infos, photos



19 October

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



11 November

Closing Event
At the end 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 & Pat Binder, Universes in Universe


Singapore / 2006 / Dates & Facts