THE FRIDAY EVENT
A critical insight into local issues and the arts, focusing on the artist and society.
THE SUBSTATION CLASSROOM
7:30pm - 9:30pm
17th Dec 1999 - Censorship
14th Jan 2000 - Funding
11th Feb 2000 - Art Communities
10th Mar 2000 - Women and Art
17th December 1999
This session looks at censorship matters affecting decisions crucial to art making. An analysis into censorship laws will be carried out to understand the relationship between law and artist, together with a discussion about the factors that influence the defining principles of censorship today.
AIYDA NORAIDAH BAHARUDIN
Aiyda is a painter who has had her second solo show "T-Zone" exhibited in March'99. This consisted of a series of paintings that speak of hormonal changes, tension, discovery and angst. These paintings explore the psychological effects that acne can have on an individual.
John graduated with a degree in Fine Art from Curtin University, Perth, Australia. Well-versed in forms of installation work, he was a participant of the recent Artist Regional Exchange 5 (ARX5) held at the Singapore Art Museum in 1998. He now lectures at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art.
Green is a member of the Metabolic Theater Laboratory and Post Ulu Group. His recent works which fuse various disciplines are of Erocriticism, JackieGreen and Lum Mui. He is now busy coordinating a video programme for Fukuoka Art Museum.
Philip is a writer and a lawyer with Helen Yeo and Partners. Author of "First Love" (1987), Raffles Place Ragtime (1998) and Abraham's Promise (1994), Philip is also the recipient of the 1993 Young Artist Award.
Philip is the editor of Big-O, Singapore's only Rock Music magazine. HE is also the Programme Director of Singapore's International Film Festival.
Sasi is the present Artistic Director of The Substation. Once an editor and art critic with The Straits Times, he has also acted in numerous drama productions over the last 15 years and shows no sign of abating in his theatrical endeavors.
THE FRIDAY EVENT is kindly supported by the Lee Foundation and The Substation.