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Book Launch of Mynas

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DATES

9 APRIL 2016

TIME

4PM – 6PM

VENUE

DECK
120A Prinsep Street
Singapore 187937

ADMISSION

Free

About

Join us for coffee and meet artist Robert Zhao Renhui at the joint launch of his new self published book Mynas designed by H55 (Hanson Ho). Robert will also be signing copies of his new book.
Held during the opening weekend of STEIDL DECK: 1001 Steidl Books

Event Details

About Mynas
At 7pm every day, thousands of Javan Mynas descend onto trees along Orchard Road, a major shopping and tourist district in Singapore. They have been the bane of retailers and shoppers for the past few years, dirtying pavements with their droppings and emitting a ferocious noise with their collective squawking. Great congregations of Javan Mynas are not uncommon in Singapore. A colonising species, the Indonesian bird was first introduced to Singapore as pets in the 1920s. Now they have out-competed its larger relative, the Common Myna, to became the most common bird in Singapore. The artist spent a month in a tree trying to photograph these birds. The book, a work of art in itself, is created in a close collaboration between the artist and the designer, H55.

The book, a work of art in itself, is created in a close collaboration between the artist and the designer, H55. The book highlights the Mynas in its most ‘visible’ moment of the day, in darkness.

Featuring

Robert Zhao Renhui

Robert Zhao Renhui

Visual Artist