Singapore Night Festival: Highlights this weekend

Singapore Night Festival: Highlights this weekend
Actors from Singapierrot perform "Onmoonbeings" during a media preview of the Singapore Night Festival on August 21, 2013.

1. Pyramid Of Void by Compagnie Retouramont (France)

WHAT: This aerial dance performance sees the dancers suspended in mid-air in a pyramid structure made of ropes.

WHERE: National Museum of Singapore facade

WHEN: Today and tomorrow at 8.30pm, 9.45pm and 11pm

This performance follows another performance, Vertical Extraction from Compagnie Retouramont, which will be held 15 minutes prior to Pyramid Of Void.

2. Oomoonbeings by Singapierrot (Singapore)

WHAT: Two ethereal jesters descend from a crescent moon and explore the land. Dressed in plastic, these contemporary incarnations of Pierrot play in a series of teasing vignettes combining movement and installation.

WHERE: Armenian Street

WHEN: Today and tomorrow at 7.30pm, 8.45pm and 10pm

3. Starlight Alchemy: Redux @ Singapore Night Festival (Singapore)

WHAT: Witness the amazing feats performed by this unique and eclectic group of fire and LED-light artists using various fire and LED tools specially created by Starlight Alchemy.

WHEN: Today and tomorrow at 8.45pm and 10pm at National Museum of Singapore; and at 11.15pm at Armenian Street

4. Absolut Canvas

WHAT: This exhibition features beautifully designed Absolut vodka bottles which artists and designers have used as a channel for their creativity.

WHERE: National Museum of Singapore, Stamford Gallery

WHEN: Today and tomorrow, as well as next Friday and Saturday, from 7pm to 2am

The exhibition is also on from Sunday to Sept 2, from 10am to 6pm

5. 5 Streams by Ibrahim Quraishi (Amsterdam)

WHAT: Step into an immersive interactive installation that transforms you into an avatar.

WHERE: National Museum of Singapore, main ground

WHEN: Today and tomorrow from 7.30pm to 2am

6. Art Trove

WHAT: Art Trove features the new works of Strawalde Jurgen Botcher (Germany) and Adrian Gray (Britain).

Catch the mind-blowing videos of Gray's stone-balancing performance in Singapore and Strawalde's documentary film on Georgia.

WHERE: Art Trove, 51 Waterloo Street, #02-01 to #02-03

WHEN: Today and tomorrow, as well as next Friday and Saturday, from 12pm to 9.30pm

7. Night Installation by Knut Eckstein (Germany)

WHAT: Artist Knut Eckstein uses simple, ephemeral material and rope light to recreate and redefine symbols on building facades within Bras Basah and Bugis.

WHERE: 222 Queen Street, SAM at 8Q and Chijmes

WHEN: Today and tomorrow, as well as next Friday and Saturday, from 7.30pm to 2am


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