Prelude: I’m a seed though a different one from you — Artist's Tour


I'm a seed though a different one from you is an investigative visual project by Lavender Chang which pursues the possibilities of life and existence.

Over a period of a year, the artist experimented with growing a variety of beans in diverse mediums and conditions such as carbonated drinks, Chinese ink, milk and blood - metaphors of the struggles and obstacles one face in life as individuals. Resembling human forms, the seedlings arduously eke out their transient existence. In the process, she contemplates on the diminutive but sturdy nature of seeds as metaphors for human survival.

This showcase launches Prelude, a quarterly exhibition series staged along the Print and Film Galleries of the house, which highlights significant works-in-progress by Singapore-based photographers.

Come join the artist Lavender Chang, in an intimate guided tour around the works to discover her thought processes and inspirations behind conceiving this body of work!

About Lavender Chang

Lavender creates conceptual artworks that culminate from her sensitivity towards subtle nuances in her surroundings. These more often than not translate into works exploring issues of time and identity. She has participated in numerous international and local exhibitions, such as the International Orange Photo Festival, China (2010), the Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards (2011) and Singapore Art Museum’s Sensorium 360 group show (2014) amongst others. She is the winner of both the 2012/2013 Affordable Art Fair’s Young Talent Programme and 2015’s 6th France+ Singapore Photographic Art Awards.

Sun Apr 30, 2017
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM SGT
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