The Artling is pleased to present our first graduation showcase for the class of 2018, in support of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, click here for a preview of the works from this year's graduating cohort.
The oldest tertiary arts institution in Singapore, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA), is back with its anticipated graduation show ‘The Grad Expectations 2018’. The show will present works from combined diploma and degree students from the School of Art & Design in various locations, including NAFA Campus 1 and the new wing, Tower Block, Campus 2 and the Objectifs Gallery. The show will run from 2 June to 10 June 2018.
The show will feature over 650 works created by 519 graduating diploma and 79 degree students from the 3D Design, Design & Media, Fine Art and Fashion Studies programmes. The various works demonstrate a concern for current topics and events, the cultural and social issues, and an endeavour to experiment with materials and form.
Lee Seung Yeon, “Nostalgia and Progression”, 2017. Acrylic on Canvas. 92 x 122 cm. Image courtesy of NAFA.
For the fine art programme, works by students span a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, photography, mixed and new media installations, illustration and graphic, putting forward thought-provoking ideas and pushing the boundaries of various disciplines. The interdisciplinary body of work, and the incorporation of both traditional and contemporary art practices demonstrate NAFA’s commitment to creative expression and integrative practices. Visitors can browse through other exciting works from videos to animated films from the Design & Media programme.
Fithriyani Binte Roslan, “LLTTS 1.0”, 2018. Mixed media installation.
The show is a significant testament to the potential of Singapore’s contemporary art scene, as these graduates go on to pursue further artistic practice and contribute to the creative industries in Singapore and beyond.
NAFA Campus 1
80 Bencoolen Street
NAFA Campus 2
38 Bencoolen Street
155 Middle Rd
2 June – 10 June 2018
NAFA Campus: 12:00–20:00
Objectifs: Mon to Sat: 12:00–20:00, Sun: 12:00–16:00
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