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Undescribed #09

DATES

26 JANUARY 2024 – 25 FEBRUARY 2024

VENUE

GR.iD Singapore (Level 7)
1 Selegie Road
Singapore 188306

ADMISSION

Free

About

Undescribed is an annual platform conceived to support emerging artists based in Singapore who have recently graduated from local and overseas art institutions. The exhibition presents works that challenge and rethink current image-making practices, suggesting new ways to approach photography and the moving image within the field of art today.

Helmed by Robert Zhao Renhui and John Tung, selected artists undergo a mentorship programme to sharpen and define their art practices and portfolios in photography to arrive at a final showcase of new works.

Event Details

OPENING RECEPTION
26 Jan (Fri), 7PM – 10PM
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ARTIST TOUR
17 Feb (Sat), 4PM – 5PM
24 Feb (Sat), 4PM – 4.30PM
24 Feb (Sat), 4.30PM – 5PM
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OPENING HOURS
Tues – Sat:  11AM – 7PM
Closed on Mon and Sun
Open on 28 (Sun): 11AM – 4PM

 

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Browse Works

  • Untitled(薄氷に)

    Untitled(薄氷に)

    Angelica Ong

  • Digging A Hole In An Overcrowded World

    Digging A Hole In An Overcrowded World

    Cheryl Yip

  • Growth

    Growth

    Isa Pengskul

  • Within the Lines

    Within the Lines

    Jassilyn Ng

  • In Essence

    In Essence

    John Marie Andrada

Featuring

Angelica Ong

Angelica Ong

Artist
Bachelor of Fine Arts
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Angelica Ong (she/her) works primarily in photography and artist books. Two main threads in her practice are slow art and language. She is intrigued by ephemera, the human body, everyday subject matter (like trees, birds, eggs, and light), multilingualism, and translation. Effusing fragility and a meditative quality, her work acts as pause, breath, space, inviting the audience to wander, examine the world closely, and discover monumentality in minutiae. In addition, she seeks to decentralise the primacy of English as an institutional language by working in multiple languages, which she often leaves untranslated.

Ong has exhibited work in solo and group shows at SAIC SITE Sharp Gallery (Chicago), W. Gallery (Chicago), Probe Chicago (Chicago), Mana Contemporary (Chicago), and starch (Singapore) and has been named one of the Top 26 to Watch for the Lenscratch Student Prize 2023.
Cheryl Yip

Cheryl Yip

Artist
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) in Photography and Digital Imaging, Minor in Art History (Highest Distinction)
School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University

Cheryl Louise Yip (b. 1998, Singapore) uses the medium of photography in her exploration on the concept of fundamental human experiences such as grief, memory, rituals, and aspects of consciousness. Informed by lived experiences while confronting universal truths, her works attempt to visualise the non-material using a conceptual approach. Drawing emphasis on the photographic object, process and encounter, she explores the boundaries of a primitive, yet futuristic vision of places and people. Her recent projects exist at the merger of traditional and contemporary photography. By exploring modern ideas and imagery with historic and/or manipulated traditional processes, she addresses the ideas of time, memory, and space.

She has participated in exhibitions and festivals in Singapore, South Korea, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei. She was most recently awarded the Kwek Leng Joo Price of Excellence in Photography and Photobook Finalist in the 8th Singapore International Photography Festival and the Hangzhou International Photography Handbook Biennale.

Isa Pengskul

Isa Pengskul

Artist
Master of Arts Fine Arts with Distinction
LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

Isa Pengskul is a Thai and American conceptual artist. She is interested in challenging conventional modes of thinking about nature, culture, and the human/non-human dichotomy. Central to Isa's exploration is the recognition that humans are embedded within and constantly shaped by their surroundings.

Jassilyn Ng

Jassilyn Ng

Artist
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Fine Art at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)

Jassilyn Ng (b. 2001, Singapore) practises in the intersections of artmaking - namely photography, moving image & sound, and arts managing. Her practice focuses on the exploration of navigating through the transient nature of physical and intangible spaces.

She has presented her works at Escape To: Exhibition at SOTA Gallery and downsizing at dblspce in 2023, and at Wake in 2021 at The Substation, a NAFA group show.

John Marie Andrada

John Marie Andrada

Artist
Bachelor in Fine Arts (First Class Honours)
LASALLE College of the Arts in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London

Growing up and taking root in a foreign country, John Marie Andrada (b.2001, Philippines, based in Singapore) explores notions of identity, memory and time mainly through photography, ink and experimental image making.

Her works have been featured at Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore (2022) and FassArt Gallery, Istanbul (2021) and was part of the 9th Dali International Photography Exhibition (2021) in China. She is also a recipient of the Special Choice Award for the 41st Daegu International Grand Exhibition (2021) in Korea, as well as the Winston Oh Travelogue Award (2023).