THE SEARCH IS ON TO FIND THE BEST YOUNG TALENTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA!  

Affordable Art Fair Singapore is excited to announce the 2016 Open Call for entries for The Young Talent Programme in collaboration with ION Art. The Young Talent Programme is designed as a platform for emerging artists (without gallery representation) aged between 18 and 35 years, who are born in or residing in Southeast Asia.

From the Open Call up to 8 selected artists will be given the chance to be seen by galleries, art institutions as well as the wider art loving public, through exhibiting their work at the Affordable Art Fair in November 2016. Of these selected artists who show at the fair this November, 2-3 artists will be awarded the unique opportunity to work with a Curator for 10 months to create an exceptional body of work ready for a three week solo show at ION Art in 2017.

So if you are looking for a great platform to showcase your work, and the opportunity to the enter the art market apply now for your chance to be selected » »

If you have any enquiries on artwork submission, please feel free to contact Alexis our Programmes and Communications Manager at singapore@affordableartfair.com or the Programme Curator Seah Tzi-Yan at tziyan@theoartspro.com.

We look forward to receiving your entry!

The 2016 Advisory Committee comprises of:

  • Camilla Hewitson, Regional Managing Director Asia, Affordable Art Fair
  • Irene Tan, ION Art
  • Seah Tzi-Yan, curator of YTP, Theo Arts Professional
  • Boo Sze Yang, veteran Singaporean artist
  • Benjamin Hampe, from Chan Hampe Galleries

About ION Art
ION Art is a unique proposition of ION Orchard, bringing to the landmark mall an ‘integrated mall experience’, featuring the best in shopping, dining, art and design from the world over. The structured art and design programme, which is focused on the exhibition of modern and contemporary art and design, offers ION Orchard’s visitors an opportunity to savour a diverse range of visual arts, including multi-media and digital art.

The initiative includes permanent signature sculptural and media installations positioned throughout the mall, as well as a spectrum of art-based events and exhibitions held throughout the year in the ION Art gallery (a dedicated art space in excess of 500 sq m), and at other locations in the mall. Through collaborations with the art community and other strategic partners, ION Art is committed to bringing quality art programming for ION Orchard, to showcase emerging and established artists and designers, focusing on Asian artists and designers at various stages of their creative development. For more information, please click here.


 

 

APPLY HERE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO BE SELECTED!

HOW TO APPLY
1. Download and save the application 
2. Type your details on the digital form
3. Consolidate all documents
4. Voila! Send the application form and supporting documents to singapore@affordableartfair.com

Applications close 12 September 2016.