Announcing Mark Yong’s Exhibition “Vision”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition Vision by Mark Yong on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun), as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura.

Mark Yong is a Concept Artist / Illustrator based in Singapore.
For him, drawing became more than just a hobby. He completed his Diploma in Digital Media Design (Animation) at Nanyang Polytechnic in 2013 and Diploma in Digital Design and Illustration at 3dsense Media School in 2016. It was there that he was selected for the 3dsense-Kura Artistic Residency Award.

*Mark Yong is a selected artist of the 3dsense-Kura Artistic Residency Award, a one month residency award dedicated for top students of each batch for 3dsense Media school diploma program students in Singapore.
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Announcing Danilo Oliveira’s Exhibition “沈黙の絵画 Painting is silence. Pintura é silêncio. “

We are pleased to announce an exhibition 沈黙の絵画 Painting is silence. Pintura é silêncio. by Danilo Oliveira on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun), as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura.

Danilo Oliveira had his BA and Master in Visual Arts from UNESP (São Paulo State University) in Brazil. He is researching on painting since the year 2000, always looking for new materialities and ways to explore the bi-dimensional field. It includes mural paintings in several locations around Brazil, where the painting got other relations to the spectators body and daily life, altering the spaces and landscapes around. Last years he’s interested in the theme of the political border or symbolic boundaries that forms our societies. Has made residencies recently in Germany, Uruguay and Barbados. Today he is represented by Virgilio Gallery, in São Paulo, Brazil.
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Announcing Hong Huazheng (H)’s Exhibition “Formations”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition Formations by Hong Huazheng (H) on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun), as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura.

Hong Huazheng (H) is a fine art photographer based in Singapore. H received his Master of Arts Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts in partnership with Goldsmith, University of London. H reflects a lot on the impact of technology on environments and people. He has a propensity for seeking beauty and the sublime in places untouched by civilisation and technology. In his dialogue with image presentation, Huazheng experiments with different display methods, designing the scale and platform of his work in response to the exhibition environment.
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Announcing Pengcheng Chen’s Exhibition “Animal”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition Animal by Pengcheng Chen, as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun).

Pengcheng Chen is specialised in experimental animation and drawing based in China. He completed his Master of visual arts at Camberwell College of Arts in 2016.
His experimental animation has been shown in London, Lisbon, and China.

An ongoing concern he has is for the exploration and distillation of experimental drawing in moving image, by adopting concept about transformation of consciousness in between dreams which have strong metaphorical associations. As he has been researching on consciousness and automatism, the nature of consciousness reflected human behaviour and morality, therefore he took photographs of random performances as the animated references, and emphasise the insignificance of individual experience of dream and crucial connection with objective matters.
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Announcing Laurence O’ Toole’s Exhibition “Understanding”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition Understanding by Laurence O’ Toole, as a result of his activity during his stay at Studio Kura on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun).

Laurence O’ Toole is a self taught artist who has been following a career in oil painting since he was a child. He has had many solo exhibitions and group shows in Ireland and abroad. Having represented Ireland in fine art, he has been awarded accolades through out his career. His work can be found in many collections, both public and private, in Ireland and abroad.
His work focuses on the human condition, the “why” we do things and the “how” they effect us, while constantly trying to illustrate the spirit through a narrative that is both clear and yet intriguing. He has an ability to strip back the painting to the raw narrative and then sometimes finish pieces to a high degree of realism.
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Announcing Madeline Lynch’s Exhibition “Curiosities”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition Curiosities by Madeline Lynch, as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun).

Madeline Lynch is an artist, traveler and world weaver. As an artist she works in array of mediums including painting, printmaking, collage, and sculpture. She is inspired by nature, vibrant color, and mythologies of the different cultures and territories she visits.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Studio Art and Philosophy from American University, Washington D.C. in 2009. She has exhibited in Washington, D.C. (USA), New York (USA), Costa Rica, and Colombia. Madeline is the cofounder of the traveling Visionary Art exhibition, Seeds of the Anaconda (Putumayo & Bogota, Colombia).
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Announcing Lacourt’s Exhibition “あまてらすおみかみ – あなたは誰ですか? Amaterasu Omi Kami – Who are you?”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition And all will turn to silver glass. by Rachel King, as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun).

LACOURT was born in France, in the Garonne valley.
Circles, the Circle, many Circles invade her, encircle her, overtaking the surface of the paper.
Life, Death, Unity, the Soul of the World are omnipresent in her Drawings.
She studied nude drawing and painting at the Beaux Arts in Paris, mastering form and geometry in space. Lines short-circuit her circles.
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Announcing Rachel King’s Exhibition “And all will turn to silver glass.”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition And all will turn to silver glass. by Rachel King, as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun).

Rachel King is a Melbourne (Australia) based emerging artist whose work stems from a deep fascination with colour, composition and form. Particularly through painting she examines the intuitive decision and indecision that is part of the creative process in the studio. She is fascinated by the creation of a language and internal logic that occurs in the stages between a blank canvas and a finished painting.
Graduating with a degree in BA Fine Art from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2015 Rachel is now undertaking a Masters in Arts Management while continuing to exhibit locally and internationally.
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Announcing Joycelyn Ong’s Exhibition “人間 human beings”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition 人間 human beings by Joycelyn Ong, as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura on April 22 (Sat) & 23 (Sun).

Joycelyn Ong is a digital illustrator from Singapore. She specialises in fantasy illustrations with diplomas in animation fields. Inspired by reading storybooks & watching cartoons from a young age has fueled her love of storytelling through pictures. She enrolled in 3Dsense media school to further her knowledge and understandings, and that was where she was selected for the 3dsense-Kura Artistic Residency Award.
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Announcing Lærke Lauta’s Exhibition “There In The Still”

We are pleased to announce an exhibition There In The Still by Lærke Lauta, as a result of her activity during her stay at Studio Kura on April 20 (Thu) & 22 (Sat).

Lærke Lauta has studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (MFA) The Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam and Cooper Union, NYC. She is now based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her work has shown extensively in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the US.
Lærke Lauta works within the fields of painting, installation and video. She works with elements like repeated or slowed-down scenes, loops and surreal or abstract elements, which enables her films to break with the classic narrative structure. The films are visually connected to the tradition of painting, and her paintings often seem like stills from a narrative film.
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