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The Artling Pop-Up 2017 Opening Night

  by Yunyi Lau
The Artling Pop-Up 2017 runs from 8 - 17 September 2017 at Artspace@Helutrans (Photography by William Lai)

The Artling Pop-Up 2017 opened on Thursday night, 7th September at Artspace@Helutrans. The 3rd edition of the annual pop-up format, this edition was biggest thus far, taking up three separate gallery spaces. For the first time, and to celebrate the launch of The Artling Design, Asian design products were featured in its own space.


"Shallows" by Kazunaga Sakashita for Industry+
Photography by William Lai

The Artling Pop-Up 2017's design gallery
Photography by William Lai

This year, the pop-up focused on young Asian talent, by restricting works to artists and designers to under the age of 40. By doing so, it spotlights the talent coming out of the Asian region. Working with established galleries and studios in Asia, the pop-up is a great opportunity to encounter many of the items on!


Guests admiring Chinese artist Ren Ri's work from the Yuansu Series II
Photography by William Lai

Start them young with "Close Combat" by Shuntari Kubo from Ikkan Art
Photography by William Lai

Monolithic "Non-Place" by Luke Heng from Pearl Lam Galleries strikes an imposing stance behind guests
Photography by William Lai

Guests were offered a selection of red, white and sparkling wines from South America - generously provivded by sponsor Concha y Toro - which flowed freely and went perfectly with a spread of various cheeses and other light snacks.


Guests discussing art alongside some lovely wines
Photography by William Lai

Trio Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon paired perfectly alongside the cheese
Photography by William Lai

Admiring products from Asian contemporary designers 
Photography by William Lai

Many guests took the time to travel to this amazing space at Artspace @ Helutrans, and the night was one filled with art, conversation and laughs. A great way to open The Artling Pop-Up 2017!

The exhibition continues till this Sunday, across the F1 weekend! Do pop by for some coffee from A Stimulant by Sarnies and discounted art & design books from Basheer Graphic Books. We look forward to welcoming you!


For more details on The Artling Pop-Up 2017 head to our Facebook event page. All the works on show at The Artling Pop-Up 2017 are available to purchase here.