Contemporary arts lovers in Singapore alert! Coming soon! S.E.A. Focus 2021 in January 2021! S.E.A. Focus is the meeting point for contemporary art in Southeast Asia, it’s taking place from 20th to 31st January 2021 as an anchor event of the annual Singapore Art Week. This is the third edition, it will break new ground by offering an exciting and complementary mix of in-person art experiences for collectors, artists, galleries and the public as well online digital platform. The initiative celebrates the best of contemporary art in Southeast Asia and it is led by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery, and supported by the National Arts Council, Singapore.

S.E.A. Focus 2021 has twinned offerings being presented for the first time – S.E.A. Focus Curated and S.E.A. Focus Digital.

S.E.A. Focus Curated

This would be an immersive, physical showcase taking place in Tanjong Pagar Distripark, where works of art from participating galleries are presented in a space designed by architect Randy Chan of Zarch Collaboratives. The show, titled hyper–horizon, is a response to the waves of change and possibility seizing Southeast Asia as it seeks to spur urgent focus on the place and vitality of art in testing times. The showcase can also be experienced virtually through the S.E.A. Focus website, seafocus.sg.

S.E.A. Focus Digital

This would be an online platform staged exclusively with Artsy, leading online fine art marketplace and Main Online Partner of S.E.A. Focus 2021.

S.E.A. Focus 2021 will feature leading Singapore and international art galleries, including A+ Works of Art (Kuala Lumpur) and Gallery Side 2 (Tokyo), which will be taking part for the first time. The returning galleries include: Art Porters (Singapore); Art Seasons (Singapore); CUC Gallery (Hanoi); FOST Gallery (Singapore); Gajah Gallery (Singapore, Yogyakarta); Mizuma Gallery (New York, Singapore, Tokyo); Nova Contemporary (Bangkok); Richard Koh Fine Art (Kuala Lumpur, Singapore); ROH Projects (Jakarta); Silverlens Galleries (Manila); Sullivan+Strumpf (Singapore, Sydney), The Columns Gallery (Seoul); The Drawing Room (Manila); Wei Ling Gallery (Kuala Lumpur) and Yavuz Gallery (Singapore, Sydney).

Project director of S.E.A. Focus and executive director of STPI Emi Eu says: “Pulling off a major showcase of contemporary art in these unprecedented times is challenging, but with the support of the art community in Southeast Asia, we are thrilled to be able to launch a new edition of S.E.A. Focus that pushes boundaries. The integrated onsite and online art experience allows S.E.A. Focus to become a global meeting place where collectors, artists, galleries and the public can engage with one another. We look forward to welcoming visitors, online and in-person, to S.E.A. Focus 2021, and celebrating the best of contemporary art in Southeast Asia with them.”

S.E.A. Focus Curated and S.E.A. Focus Digital will also be complemented by an engaging line-up of VIP programmes, public talks, and a series of panel discussions that will be made available online for audiences from all over the world to attend and access.

Information and details on S.E.A. Focus 2021

S.E.A. Focus Curated

Date: 20th to 31st January 2021

20th and 21st January 2021 (VIP Preview)

22nd to 31st January 2021 (Open to all)

Venue: #01-55, 39 Keppel Road, Tanjong Pagar Distripark, Singapore 089065

S.E.A. Focus Digital

Date: From 20th January 2021

For more information and details on S.E.A. Focus 2021, please visit the following links below:

Website: https://seafocus.sg

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/seafocus/

YouTube: S.E.A Focus

For arts and contemporary arts lovers in Singapore, do share this event information with your fellow arts and creatives friends! Pay-It-Forward and Pass-It-On! Sharing is Caring!

* Information and pictures courtesy of S.E.A Focus and Ogilvy *

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