SUPERMAMA at Seah Street is now also a gallery + open studio/artist residency space. Last month, we made an impromptu visit to SUPERMAMA and took a look around the spaces (it felt a little like snooping around people’s personal spaces).
One of the artists taking up residency currently is Dawn Ng and we went away that afternoon with a copy of her artist bookzine. The bookzine documents Ng’s project “THIRTY ONE KINDS OF WONDERFUL”, where she created something everyday for a period of (guess) 31 days. Her ideas and the resulting “product” are often whimsical and creative, and this has certainly inspired our own creative process.
It takes a certain amount of commitment and rigor to set out to produce something everyday. The challenge is in condensing the design, plotting, sourcing and production process into twenty-four hours. The result is always surprising. The adventure is in the experimentation of ideas, materials, texture, color and form.
Dawn Ng is also the artist behind WALTER the Colossal Curious Bunny, a series of guerrilla installations of the giant inflatable bunny in various locations around Singapore. These locations, which include the Ghim Moh Hawker Centre and Queensway Bowl, are chosen for their closeness to the artist’s childhood memories and experiences.
The Blue Danube, 2010, Bukit Merah Public Swimming Pool
Imaginary Friend, 2010, Ghim Moh Hawker Center
Pictures of WALTER from artist website.