Arts with an Edge

Published on 6 January 2017

The upcoming Aliwal Urban Art Festival celebrates street culture with a cool mix of contemporary and graffiti artists, indie musicians, renowned DJs and daredevil skateboarders. Here are our picks for some quirky weekend fun!

By MELANIE LEE

DON’T MISS

No Regrets for Our Youth

An artistic urban gymnasium by Singapore art collective DXXXXD explores how gym culture has transformed the past few decades – from a bodybuilding subculture in the 1980s to a mainstream pastime involving selfies of fit physiques on social media.

GRAFFITI GALORE

The upcoming Aliwal Urban Art Festival celebrates street culture with a cool mix of contemporary and graffiti artists, indie musicians, renowned DJs and daredevil skateboarders. Here are our picks for some quirky weekend fun!

The Writer’s Bench

Twelve street artists from Singapore and the region will be spraying their magic on a two-sided 12-metre-long panel at the Aliwal Street car park. Organised by The Blackbook Studio, this creative collaboration will add even more colour to the vibrant neighbourhood of Kampong Glam.

PLENTY OF GROOVE

Live Music from Local Talents

It’s the perfect opportunity to discover what our talented local bands have to offer – mind-bending hiphop with ANT-MEN, catchy electro-pop with Disco Hue, fist-pump punk with Forests and dark noir pop with TOMGIRL.

NO CASH REQUIRED

The upcoming Aliwal Urban Art Festival celebrates street culture with a cool mix of contemporary and graffiti artists, indie musicians, renowned DJs and daredevil skateboarders. Here are our picks for some quirky weekend fun!

Barter Workshop Market

Based on the concept of sustainability, this is the first art market of its kind where money is taken out of transactions. In exchange for skills or goods, artists might ask for a drink, good conversation or Facebook likes. Happy shopping!

The Aliwal Urban Art Festival will take place on Sat, 14 Jan 2017 from 5pm till late at Aliwal Arts Centre (28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918) and the public car park on Aliwal Street. Click here for more details

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