may, 2018

25may - 26octmay 258:30 pmoct 26Amek Gambar Curator Tours(may 25) 8:30 pm - (october 26) 8:30 pm 39 Armenian Street Singapore 179941

Event Details

Amek Gambar Curator Tours
Fridays, 25 May and 26 October, 7.30pm to 8.30pm
Free with museum admission

Join our exhibition curator (Peter Lee or Dominic Low) to hear their thoughts and get exclusive behind-the-scenes insights into the world of early photography, and how it was used in the Peranakan community.

Peter Lee is an independent art and heritage consultant, and the honorary curator of the NUS Baba House, a historical house museum managed by the National University of Singapore. He is the co-author of The Straits Chinese House (1998). For ACM and TPM he has curated the exhibitions Junk to Jewels: The Things that Peranakans Value (2008), Sarong Kebaya: Peranakan Fashion and its International Sources (2011), and Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia, 1500–1900 (2016). In 2016, he also co-curated Singapore, Sarong Kebaya and Style at the Fukuoka Art Museum and the Shoto Museum in Tokyo. He is guest curator for the Amek Gambar exhibition.

Dominic Low is an assistant curator at the Peranakan Museum. His previous projects include Joseon Korea: Court Treasures and City Life and the contemporary art commission Grains of Thought by Eng Tow (2015). He received his BA in History of Art with Material Studies from University College London.

Ticket Price: Free with admission

Time

May 25 (Friday) 8:30 pm - October 26 (Friday) 8:30 pm

Location

Peranakan Museum

39 Armenian Street Singapore 179941

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