16 - 30 NOV
6.30PM TO 10PM
RANDOM ROOM

 

Experience an unique encounter with an artist through their intimate and personal responses to The Substation.

Over the years, countless artists have found a home here. What stories about the space can they tell? Through encounters as varied as a re-imagination of archives, a performance lecture, and one-to-one music performances, artists reflect upon the significance of The Substation as a site for artistic practice. 

Performances run every half hour from 6.30pm to 10pm. Each performance will be an exclusive encounter for a small party. To participate, please register below.


Click on the images to learn more about the ARTISTS

P01 – Rethinking Music (again): Borders and Gaps

16 NOVEMBER, WEDNESDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Bani Haykal. Confronting the borders and gaps that make up our relationship with music through a series of discussions and performances. 

P02 – Signs of a Nest

 

17 NOVEMBER, THURSDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Susan Sentler. Exploring the loss of our material environment, and remembering the landscape of home through bodily memory.

 

P03 – Blink

 

18 NOVEMBER, FRIDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Suhaimi Subandie. Reliving days at The Substation garden through music, sound and noise.

P04 – An Un-tea Party

 

19 NOVEMBER, saturday  6.30PM—10PM

Chong Gua Khee. Testing the constructions of space and social boundaries at The Substation through conversation. 

 

P05 – HOPE

 

20 NOVEMBER, SUNDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Kok Heng Leun. Generating dialogue on the transformative experience of art. How can art bring hope to us in trying times?

P06 – A Few Last Words

 

22 NOVEMBER, tuesDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Ng Yi-Sheng. Throwing back to memories of a failed project at The Substation garden. 

 

P07 – Ethnocacophony series

23 NOVEMBER, WEDNESDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Kai Lam. Presenting the spatial qualities of The Substation through a sonic challenge. What does the historicity of a performance site sound like?

P08 – Phantom Limb (The Magical Palm Has Vanished)

24 NOVEMBER, THURSDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Shawn Chua. Reimagining a performance that never came to be through archival remains.

 

P09 – Tranimal Tracks / Take Cover

25 November, friday  6.30PM—10PM

Marla Bendini. A rumination of live recordings, a memorised flow of articulations at the present. 

P10 – Emotional Departure

26 NOVEMBER, SATURDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Debbie Ding. Measuring emotions that keep an art space running. 

 

P11 – Night (date of performance)

27 NOVEMBER, SUNDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Lai Yu Tong. Enveloping The Substation with a rumbling ambient buzz; overwhelming but not extravagant, subtle but ever-present, rugged but not repulsive, and loud but quiet in its own right.

P12 – Slow Talk

 

29 NOVEMBER, TUESDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Isyraf and Mamat. Jamming up close and personal as a prelude to a confrontation.

 

P13 – 

 

30 NOVEMBER, WEDNESDAY  6.30PM—10PM

Dharma. Turning the experience of punk, hardcore, metal, indie rock and other sub-genres of rock on its head through a live improvisation of sound and composition.