minimART is a platform dedicated to young contemporary artists to showcase original fine art works ranging from paintings, sculptures, photography, installation, performance and other forms of contemporary practices.

Works showcased, installed, for sale and experimented are priced under $1,000.

This is an event organised by artists for artists in Singapore! It aims to contribute to the development in local artistic practice, in particular young contemporary artists by encouraging constant production of art among the young artists in Singapore. It also hope to plant the seed of collecting local art among art enthusiats with affordable artworks. (Read more about the objectives of the event below)

1st minimART was held in July 2011, 2nd installment in April 2012, explore a different format this time round with focus on contemporary art exhibition by local young artists.

minimART 2.0 will happen on 7 April (2 to 9pm) and 8 April 2012 (10am to 6pm) at The Substation (www.substation.org).

minimART 2.0 is co-presented with The Substation. Check out the programmes here and the Facebook event page.


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Why minimART? 

The minimART is a non-for-profit project initiated by two artists Vincent Chow and Kelvin Atmadibrata. It is an on-going project seeks to create platforms to local young artists to present their artworks. The project currently organises a series of events that are held once or twice per year at The Substation.

minimART aims to offer:

Artists

1. An affordable platform for young artists to show and sell their works to motivate them to constantly producing new artwork

2. A networking and socializing channel to meet other artists that could lead to collaboration.

3. An opportunity to be talent spotted by curators and art galleries.

The community

1. Make art appreciation as common as going to the supermarket.

2. Appreciation of artwork by local artists. With a focus on contemporary art, it will help to heighten the level of appreciation on unconventional artistic expression among the local audience.

3. A way to encourage art collecting culture especially for first time art buyer with affordable artworks

4. An accessible and less intimidating platform compared to visiting a gallery.

5. Opportunities to meet and talk to the artists.

6. Introduce the Substation as an independent art space to the general public to encourage more people to participate in programmes organised by the Susbtation.

 

The team behind minimART 2.0

Daniela Beltrani (curator - performance art)

Wesley Leon Aroozoo (curator - video art)

Noor Effendy Ibrahim (advisor)

Chen Jieyun (organiser)

Kelvin Atmadibrata (organiser)

Vincent Chow (organiser)

 

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