Bridging Word and Image: Translating Art at the Museum

Free Admission

Translations play a crucial role in helping museums to engage a diverse body of multicultural and multilingual visitors. This panel invites speakers from the Gallery and experts in the field to share their insights on the challenges and complexities of interpreting art-related texts across languages.

TranslateSingapore 2016

TranslateSingapore is back this September to celebrate the cultural and linguistic richness of Singapore! Based on the theme “Mari Kita Berbual-bual” (“Let’s Talk”), the festival will present a full line-up of programmes, including the main forum that looks at the cultural interflows between Chinese and Malay; an opening lecture by Dr Henry Liu, president of the International Federation of Translators; translating Shakespeare workshops; Malay language class; storytelling session for children, book launches and more!

On 30 September, we celebrate International Translation Day with special events and the launch of the October edition of Words Without Borders. Guest-edited by The Select Centre, the respected international literature journal will feature new translations of works by Singapore writers Kanagalatha, KTM Iqbal, Kuo Pao Kun, Masuri S.N., Sa’eda Buang and Wong Koi Tet.

To check out more events under TranslateSingapore, please click here. For more information, please email programmes@selectcentre.org or visit www.selectcentre.org.

TranslateSingapore 2016 is organised by The Select Centre, in partnership with National Gallery Singapore.

Sun Oct 2, 2016
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM SGT
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Glass Room, National Gallery Singapore
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1 St Andrew's Rd, 178957 Singapore
TranslateSingapore 2016: Mari Kita Berbual-bual