'Setting Off' in Eight Key Points by Marine Ky


“On my way to my community printmaking studio in Cork, every time I am walking at night across an infested zone, which to me is – loud hard speech and music, signs of drunkenness, broken glasses on the footpath, the scene of bars and clubs, sex, and alcohol.

I am thinking of all my furniture, prints, and belongings stored afar, in the countryside of Battambang, the second city in Cambodia. Are they safe from humidity, mould, mites, and country mice?”

Setting Off explores movements of the mind, between the outer and inner journey. Join in a special sharing session with Marine Ky, one of the artists of the Singapore Biennale 2016. Gain insights from the artist as she delves into her innermost thoughts and brings you through a journey of reflections and inner awareness.

Admission to this talk is free. Registration is required. Admission to the galleries can be paid at the front desk.

Marine KY was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 1966. She studied in Paris and has an MA in printmaking from the University of Tasmania. Her recent exhibitions include The Epidermis of the Earth II (Mekong) at the Concourse, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay (Singapore, 2011) and Each Moment the World is Being (Re)created at the Institut Français (Phnom Penh, 2013). She has also participated in the i Light Marina Bay light art festival (Singapore, 2012) and the Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale (2005). She has been artist-in-residence at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Chiangmai University Art Museum (Thailand), School of Art & Design, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia), and Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (Japan). She is currently based in Battambang, Cambodia, and Cork, Ireland.

Peranakan Museum is a partner venue of Singapore Biennale 2016: An Atlas of Mirrors.

Sat Nov 12, 2016
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SGT
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