VISITOR INFORMATION


WHEN

Friday—Sunday
29.04—01.05.22
12.00pm — 8.00pm

WHERE

Singapore Art Museum
39 Keppel Road, Tanjong Pagar Distripark
Singapore 089065


By MRT
Alight at Tanjong Pagar MRT Station (EW15)
1. Take Exit E and head towards bus stop no. 03217 (Opposite AXA Tower), located along Shenton Way
2. Hop onto any of the buses: 10, 97, 100 and alight at bus stop no. 14061 (Opp Former Railway Stn) along Keppel Road
3. Walk straight for 200m along Tanjong Pagar Distripark Block 37 on your left and turn left at the side entrance to Block 39
Alight at HarbourFront Station (NE1)
1. Head towards Exit A bus stop no. 14129 (HarbourFront Station Exit A), located along Telok Blangah Road
2. Hop onto any of the buses: 10, 57, 80, 97, 131 and alight at bus stop no. 14069 (Former Railway Station) along Keppel Road
3. Cross to the opposite side and walk straight for 200m along Tanjong Pagar Distripark Block 37 on your left and turn left at the side entrance to Block 39

By BusHop onto any of the buses: 10, 30, 57, 80, 97, 97e, 100, 131, 145 and alight at bus stop no. 14061 (Opp Former Railway Station) along Keppel Road.

Walk straight for 200m along Tanjong Pagar Distripark Block 37 on your left and turn left at the side entrance to Block 39.


FAQs can be found at the bottom of the page.

FLOOR PLAN



C01 Basheer Graphic Books [SG] 
Sendpoints [HK]


C02 NUS Press [SG]
NANG [IT]


C03 duotone [SG]
Keita Kusaka [JP]


C04 Meantime [SG]
Journal of Creative Pursuit [ID]


C05 Your Local Newsstand [SG]
Aperture Brought Me Here [TH]


C06 Aaah House [SG]
huruf [MY]


C07 RJ Paper [SG]
Further Reading Press [ID]


C08 Jason Wee [SG]
Valiz [NL]


C09 Grey Projects [SG]
Onomatopee Projects [NL]


C10 Studio SWELL [SG]
MM230 [JP]


S11 National Gallery Singapore |
Singapore Art Museum [SG]


C12 Plant Press [SG]
KaleidoscopeBooks [CN]


C13 Nope Fun [SG]
Libro Arte [JP]


C14 In Plain Words [SG]
cloud projects [MY]


C15 YesulBob Collective [KR]
C16 Faísca Lab [BR]
C17 夢厰 DREAMERFTY [CN]
C18 Perimeter Editions [AU]
C19 Thing Books [SG]
C20 Wendy’s Subway [US]
C21 Lugemik [EE]
C22 Jap Sam Books [NL]
C23 Each and Every Press [US]
C25 Leonorana [PT]
C26 Stolen Books [PT]
C27 The Institute of Critical Zoologists [SG]
K. Verlag [DE]


C28 Atelier HOKO [SG]
UTRECHT [JP]


C29 Temporary Press [SG]
The Book Society [KR]


C30 Hothouse [SG]
Minori Murata [JP]


C31 Sui Yao [SG]
Nini Sum [CN]


C32 KAPUTT [SG]
YeP YeP [HK]
C33 Gleam Pulp [SG]
Binatang Press! [ID]


C34 ripe [SG]
Den Publishing Group [TH]


C35 Vanessa Lim [SG]
Mosh Mosh Books by Yukihiro Tada [JP]


C36 ODDERNOON [SG]
Capricious [US]


C37 Knuckles & Notch Studio [SG]
Knust/Extrapool [NL]



S38 Asian Film Archive [SG]
S39 SUTD ASD & Asiapac Books [SG]
S40 STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery [SG]
S41 NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore [SG]
S42 OH! Open House [SG]
S43 Temasek Polytechnic School of Design [SG]
S44 Art & Market [SG]
S45 Street Report [SG]
S46 Variegated [SG]
S47 Waiting For Your Txt Back [SG]
S48 The Slow Press [SG]
S49 miloyeo [SG]
S50 OFFCUT by Allegro Print [SG]
S51 Holycrap [SG]

Z52 SCONG [SG]
Z53 Akira Nishitake [JP]
Z54 HUI PING YEO [SG]
Z55 HOLE IN THE WALL [HK]
Z56 Students for a Fossil Free Future [SG]
Z57 Benjamin [SG]
Z58 NOCEILINGxWALL [SG]
Z59 Pessimist Pies [SG]
Z60 Travel Field Notes [SG]
Z61 rrg x friends [SG]
Z62 scissor stickers zine distro [SG]
Z63 @genieheenie [SG]
Z64 Y U K I [SG]
Z65 The Orbit [SG]
Z66 Lucy Lin [US]
Z67 The Pickled Paper [HK]
Z68 InkSundae [TW]

C69THEBOOKSHOW [SG]
AKAAKA [JP]

Moving Flyer - Pläsnt Dschörnie [DE]

EXHIBITORS


C01    Basheer Graphic Books [SG]

Basheer Graphic Books is a specialised bookstore for design books and magazines related to architecture, design, animation, fashion, art & craft, typography, and photography.

C01    Sendpoints [HK]

Sendpoints is an independent publisher of design books from Hong Kong. They aim to democratise design by making books for enthusiasts and professionals alike at affordable prices.

C02    NUS Press [SG]

NUS Press publishes academic books and journals, as well as high-quality general non-fiction, in the social science and humanities disciplines. They are particularly attentive to the needs and priorities of researchers, writers and readers vitally concerned with Singapore and Southeast Asia.

C02    NANG [IT]

NANG (est. 2016) is an independent print-only magazine which covers cinema and cinema cultures in the Asian world. The aim is to publish, issue-by-issue, a rich and profound collection of words and images on cinema, for knowledge, inspiration, and enjoyment. Each issue is helmed by guest editors and structured around a specific theme. Only 1,500 copies of each issue are produced, without reprints.

C03    duotone [SG]

duotone is a duo based in Singapore focused on combining photography with editorial and typography design to create and tell stories. They utilise a mixed media format to create an immersive reading experience through print.

C03    Keita Kusaka [JP]

Keita Kusaka is a photographer and copywriter from Japan. In 2019, he published the photo book 'The Gap in the Landscape / 一窺囧鏡'.

C04    Meantime [SG]

Meantime is an independent magazine documenting local stories lost to time. Published annually, each issue uncovers Singapore’s past through personal stories.

C04    Journal of Creative Pursuit [ID]

Journal of Creative Pursuit (JoCP) is a diary of creatives that delve deeper into their creative practice, social, and cultural issues highlighted through their work. Acknowledging the systemic inequalities within the creative industries, this publication seeks to diversify the narratives it creates and bring attention to creatives who are underrepresented on the global scale through stories and discussions with creatives from different parts of the world.

C05    Your Local Newsstand [SG]

Your Local Newsstand is an independent publishing group based in Singapore that specialises in producing and publishing photography-based imprints. Their goal is to provide a platform for photographers to explore their craft through the medium of zines and other printed matter—collaborating with photographers from all over the world to produce limited edition zines that revolve around human stories, travel, social and political issues.

C05    Aperture Brought Me Here [TH]

Aperture Brought Me Here, a co-independent photography zine publisher, investigates the relationship between photographic narrative and its conceptual documentary. Taking photography beyond itself and using communication design to inspire and visually convey an intended narrative through the craft of publication design. The scope of work revolves around the prospect of how a photography book interacts with its readers without the influence of words.

C06    Aaah House [SG]

Aaah House is a design lover’s club and lifestyle shop where pleasures carry no guilt and ideas aren’t talked down to.

C06    huruf [MY]

huruf is a type collective that strives to encourage greater awareness and inspire interest in typography and type design in Malaysia.

C07    RJ Paper [SG]

RJ Paper is the trusted partner for thousands of designers, creators, artists and makers since 1987.

C07    Further Reading Press [ID]

Further Reading Press is an independent multi-format publishing platform, as well as a production and distribution unit for the independent. They seek to engage in discourse within design practices by exploring the wider contexts through various programmed experiences, such as printed periodicals, residencies, pop ups, and online activities.

C08    Jason Wee [SG]

Jason Wee is an artist and a writer. He is the author of three poetry books, including most recently 'In Short, Future Now', published by Sternberg Press.

C08    Valiz [NL]

Valiz is an independent publisher, based in Amsterdam, addressing developments in contemporary art, cultural studies, architecture and design in an imaginative and critical way.

C09    Grey Projects [SG]

Grey Projects (est. 2008) is a library, residency apartment, studio, and two galleries. Out of these spaces, they make books, hold exhibitions, host talks, residencies, reading groups, and run workshops. They are interested in new design practices, writing, curatorial research, and art propositions.

C09    Onomatopee Projects [NL]

Onomatopee Projects (est. 2006) is a curating and editorially led public gallery and publisher based in The Netherlands that is known for their self-initiated and transdisciplinary projects. Founded and directed by Freek Lomme, Onomatopee also hosts the projects of progressive individuals as well as artist-run and institutional organisations.

C10    STUDIO SWELL [SG]

STUDIO SWELL is a design practice based in Singapore that delivers printed matter, analogue, digital and experiential concepts whilst striving for an objective and honest approach. To them, design functions as means and ends—a medium of expression as well as a platform—to create ideas which are progressive, relevant and authentic.

C10    MM230 [JP]

MM230 practices the multidisciplinary areas of graphic design and visual arts like identity systems, web design, self-publication, art direction, fine art in Japan and around the world.
 

S11    National Gallery Singapore | Singapore Art Museum [SG]

National Gallery Singapore is a visual arts institution which oversees the largest public collection of modern Singapore and Southeast Asian art. The Gallery publishes books on the visual arts of Singapore and Southeast Asia. Its core genres include exhibition catalogues, Southeast Asian art research, general titles and children’s books.

Singapore Art Museum opened in 1996 as the first art museum in Singapore, sited in the heritage buildings of the former SJI and Catholic High in Bras Basah. Known as SAM, the museum presents contemporary art from a Southeast Asian perspective for artists, art lovers and the art curious in multiple venues across the island, including public spaces and a new venue in the historic port area of Tanjong Pagar.
Plant Press is a Singapore-based print studio that collaborates, produces, and distributes botany- and art-related materials. It is run by artist and scientific botanical illustrator Loh Xiang Yun.

C12    KaleidoscopeBooks [CN]

KaleidoscopeBooks (est. 2019) is a bookstore mainly engaged in art and design books, providing readers with time-sensitive art publications. They are committed to the creation of art publishing as a platform for designers and illustrators’ original works.

C13    Nope Fun [SG]

Nope Fun is an independent publisher and platform based in Singapore. Focusing on photography and contemporary image making, Nope Fun collaborates with artists to experiment and explore artists’ books, zines, and printed matter.

C13    Libro Arte [JP]

Libro Arte (est. 2008) is a Tokyo-based publisher, largely of photography books. Libro Arte takes a particular interest in young photographers and supports them by publishing photobooks and holding exhibitions of their photography.

C14    In Plain Words [SG]

In Plain Words is a Singapore-based editorial studio that examines everyday life through food and design. 

C14    cloud projects [MY]

cloud projects is a maker and publisher of critical, intimate, and beautiful things. Based in Kuala Lumpur, with an eye towards Southeast Asia, they work at the intersection of art, architecture, and history. Through rigorous research and inventive design, they excavate knowledge networks and forge worlds of possibility.
 

C15    YesulBob Collective [KR]

YesulBob Collective is an artist group in Korea. They create and exhibit art, design art books, and hold various seminars, lectures, and workshops.

C16    Faísca Lab [BR]

Faisca Lab is a Brazilian project dedicated to zines, artist books and other formats of printed art. It is the publishing platform of the Faísca Festival. Faísca Lab is a place for collaborative initiatives and visual experiments. It was created and is directed by the cultural producer and editor Helen Murta and by comic book artist and editor Jão.

C17    夢厰 DREAMERFTY [CN]

夢厰 DREAMERFTY (est. 2007) has been publishing books and collaborating with artists as the independent publishing project of art book in China (abC).

C18    Perimeter Editions [AU]

Perimeter Editions is the award-winning publishing imprint of Melbourne-based bookstore Perimeter Books and distribution house Perimeter Distribution. Releasing its first publication in 2012, Perimeter Editions has gone on to publish more than 70 titles, winning several awards and exhibiting at key art book fairs in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The imprint’s focus rests on publishing autonomous books in close collaboration with photographers, artists, curators, and writers. Its publications exhibit a criticality and sensitivity to content and form.

C19    Thing Books [SG]

Thing Books (est. 2021) is an online bookshop specialising in artists’ books, zines and self-published/independently-produced printed matter. Dedicated to the promotion and understanding of the book as an artistic medium, Thing Books organises the annual Singapore Art Book Fair, and houses a catalogue of published print materials under the SG Art Book Library.

C20    Wendy’s Subway [US]

Wendy’s Subway is a reading room, writing space, and independent publisher in Bushwick, Brooklyn. They support emerging artists and writers in making experimental, urgent work and create alternative modes for learning and thinking in community. Wendy’s Subway is dedicated to encouraging creative, critical, and discursive engagement with arts and literature. Their multi-series publishing initiative includes artist’s books, poetic texts, and hybrid-genre works by time-based artists.

C21    Lugemik [EE]

Lugemik (est. 2010) is an independent publishing initiative based in Tallinn, Estonia, founded by graphic designer Indrek Sirkel and artist Anu Vahtra. In collaboration with different artists, designers, and theorists, Lugemik has published over 90 titles to date. In 2013, Lugemik opened its first bookshop on the premises of the Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM) and 2020 operates a bookshop on the premises of Tallinn Art Hall.

C22    Jap Sam Books [NL]

Jap Sam Books, headed by Eleonoor Jap Sam, is an independent, award-winning publishing house based in the Netherlands. Jap Sam Books publishes titles that explore developments in architecture, art, philosophy, design, photography and theory as well as the fields that touch them, such as urbanism, landscape, sociology and history. Jap Sam Books has been established to reflect, connect and respond to developments in these fields, by bringing out a range of critical and reflective books for an international audience.

C23    Each and Every Press [US]

Each and Every Press is a small experimental Risograph studio based in Michigan. Run by artist Brendan Page, the studio uses 3D models, audio components, and video stills to create publications that explore the way we tell stories. Pieces by this studio include one of a kind cassette tapes made just for you, a book about the show Love Island, and a zine about a shadow passing over shaped hedges.

C25    Leonorana [PT]

Leonorana is an interdisciplinary research magazine that is a tribute to Portuguese poet Ana Hatherly as they resume and update the central focus of her work. Namely, concerning the study and experimental practice of the complementarity between verbal and visual languages. Due to her vast visual, literary and academic art experience, Hatherly symbolises the relevance research has in terms of artistic practice and the way it is perceived as knowledge. Leonorana publishes essentially essays as the preferred genre as it’s the most adequate to translate the forming thought and the one that better enables to undertake speculative approaches.

C26    Stolen Books [PT]

Stolen Books is not a database of stolen or missing books, but an independent publisher out of Lisbon, Portugal. They steal (with the agreement of the authors) and publish works whose absence constitutes an offense to the international book market. Working with established names alongside up and coming talents, Stolen Books reproduces copies of visual projects, purposely designed for the book format.

The Institute of Critical Zoologists was founded by Singaporean multidisciplinary artist Robert Zhao Renhui. Zhao’s artistic practice addresses the relationship between humans and nature, challenging accepted parameters of objectivity and scientific modes of classifications. Over the years, Zhao has appropriated codes and conventions of documentary photography and visual art exhibitions to compose compelling narratives about our relationship with non-human species. His work has been exhibited in numerous international exhibitions.

C27    K. Verlag [DE]
K. Verlag is a publishing atelier advancing new forms of the “book-as-exhibition”. Their editorial-curatorial approach to bookmaking engenders provocative encounters with art, science, design, politics, and ecology. Based in Berlin, the atelier collaborates internationally with artists and institutions, developing singular volumes, whose materiality and micro architecture are never exhausted for the purpose of (exhibition) documentation alone. K. pushes the boundaries of the traditional exhibition catalogue—their publications instead open independent and/or adjacent aesthetic and discursive spaces.

C28    Atelier HOKO [SG]

Atelier HOKO (est. 2002) is an independent research lab that focuses on the study of the growing disengagement between people, things and space. The atelier hopes to cultivate in people an open-ness and ability to un-know, bringing about a heightened curiosity towards all phenomena by taking a fresh look at reality. Founded by Alvin Ho and Clara Koh.
 

C28    UTRECHT [JP]

UTRECHT (est. 2002) is an artbook shop located in Shibuya, Tokyo. They sell books by artists and independent publishers from around the world. Since its start in 2009, UTRECHT has been a co-organiser of the TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR.

C29    Temporary Press [SG]

Temporary Press is a small-scale publishing press producing content surrounding a broad definition of research in art/design practice, in collaboration with a small community of practitioners, educators, and researchers.

C29    The Book Society [KR]

The Book Society is a Seoul-based publishing collective. Since 2010, they have curated exhibitions and published and edited books under their small imprint, mediabus.

C30    Hothouse [SG]

Hothouse is an interdisciplinary project space keen on developing critical and long form creative practices that does not shy away from excess and layers. Taking cues from the humid ecologies of the greenhouse, it hopes to provide a space that supports artistic practices and remains attentive to processes.
 

C30    Minori Murata [JP]

Minori Murata is an art director and visual artist. Murata's practice is based on compositing, processing, collage, and she originates high-calorie visual expressions and motion graphics videos with a large amount of information. Murata primarily directed and produced visual art in advertising for fashion brands such as Adidas, NIKE, GAP, BEAMS, and fashion department stores such as Laforet Harajuku and PARCO. She has also directed art for “Imma-ten” by the virtual model imma, created the artwork and installation “GODS AND MOM BELIEVE IN YOU” for the Stealable Art Exhibition at the SAME GALLERY.

C31    Sui Yao [SG]

Sui Yao is a designer, artist, and creative from Shanghai that is now based in Singapore. She currently runs a small creative collective called Almost Fresh that preserves elements from nature and turns them into art, products, and small publications.


C31    Nini Sum [CN]

Nini Sum is a mixed-media artist based in Shanghai, China. Her work varies from limited edition art prints to mixed-media collages, mural paintings, and public arts. She is a co-founder of IdleBeats, China’s first independent screen-printing studio. Dazed and Confused magazine has described her work as “a new vision of Chinese urban art”.