True Colours Art Exhibition 2018
23-25 March 2018
OCBC Square Visitor Center
23 March 2018: 4pm – 8pm
24 & 25 March 2018: 11.30am – 8pm
Running alongside with the True Colours Festival 2018, a first-ever performing arts festival of music, dance and arts by artistes with disabilities from Singapore and other Asia Pacific countries, the True Colours VSA Art Exhibition 2018 will showcase photographic works, paintings in watercolour, acrylic and mixed media by 38 visual artists with disabilities. All artworks on display are being sold to support their artistic careers and livelihoods.
Very Special Theatrics & No Strings Attached (NSA)
24 & 25 Mar, 4pm
VSA Singapore x No Strings Attached (NSA) Australia
By No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability (Australia) + Very Special Theatrics (Singapore): World Premiere + International Collaboration
Catch the exclusive Double Bill: No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability’s world premiere I FORGOT TO REMEMBER TO FORGET and international collaboration with Very Special Theatrics’ MY HOME IS NOT A SHELL during the TRUE COLOURS FESTIVAL- the Asia Pacific Celebration of Artistes with Disabilities.
I FORGOT TO REMEMBER TO FORGET is an innovative, fun and touching exploration with performers who identify as living with ‘memory problems’. This is the world premiere of this experimental theatre piece by No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability. Be among the first to experience this amazing theatre piece.
MY HOME IS NOT A SHELL is a collaborative work in progress by No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability (NSA) and Very Special Theatrics (VST), an inclusive performing company. Co-organised by Very Special Arts (Singapore) and Singapore International Foundation (SIF), the collaboration includes workshops conducted in February 2018 which were led by artistic directors, Alirio Zavarce from NSA and R. Chandran from VST. The international exchange and learning culminates in a creative showcase featuring VST performers.
Date: 24 and 25 March 2018 (Saturday and Sunday)
Venue: SportsSG Auditorium (6 Stadium Walk Singapore 397698) (https://goo.gl/maps/RCzczvFep4x)
*Free seating which is wheelchair accessible
*Sign interpretation will be provided during the performance
*Live English language Audio Description (for blind & vision-impaired patrons) will be provided during the performance
Find out more about I FORGOT TO REMEMBER TO FORGET at http://bit.ly/nsatworldpremiere, True Colours Festival at https://truecolours.sg/no-strings-attached, and SIF’s support for the world premiere and international collaboration at http://bit.ly/sifnsatcf.
** Please note the 8.30-9.30pm sessions of the world premiere have been updated to the current timings. Thank you.
(1) Indoor Concert – presenting artistes from the Asia-Pacific and some guest countries. Happening at Singapore Indoor Stadium.
23 Mar: 8 – 9.30 pm
24 & 25 Mar : 6 – 7.30 pm
For more information, please visit here: https://truecolours.sg/
(2) Arts & Disability International Conference 2018 (ADIC2018) –
22 Mar : 8 am to 6 pm, Sands Expo and Convention Centre (MBS)
23 Mar : 8.30 am to 1.30 pm, Enabling Village
Day 1 Conference Package costs $150 per pax
Day 2 Workshop at $50 per pax or Lecture at $20 per pax
Conference fee includes free entry to Indoor Concert
For more information, please visit here: https://adic2018.sg/eng/pages/content/Registration/Registration
(3) Outdoor Festival Village @ OCBC Square – Booths from other VWOs, Interactive booths- Ask Me Anything!, Guide Dogs, Walking in the Dark, Stage Performances, Film Screenings that features/ are directed/produced by people with disabilities.
23 Mar, 5 pm to 8 pm
24 & 25 Mar, 11am to 7pm
(4) Visual Art Exhibition @ Visitor’s Centre, Kallang
23 Mar, 5 pm to 8 pm
24 & 25 Mar, 11 am to 7 pm
(5) Theatre @ SportsSG Auditorium
Very Special Theatrics & No Strings Attached (NSA) Matinee – 24 & 25 Mar, 4 pm
No String Attached’s World Premier, 24 & 25 Mar, 3 pm
(Note: Information is accurate at time of print and may be subject to changes)
VSA Art Exhibition 2018
Hail Chinese Culture! VSA Art Exhibition 2018
Venue: Public Art Space at Pan Pacific Singapore (Level 2)
Date: 31 January 2018 to 30 March 2018
In collaboration with Pan Pacific Singapore, a series of 3 art exhibitions featuring artworks by VSA’s artists with disabilities, will be showcased at the hotel’s public art space from February to July 2018. A total of 9 artists (grouped according to themes) will be participating in these exhibitions to present and sell their art pieces to the public.
The first showcase in the line-up is themed “Hail, Chinese Culture”, to celebrate the arrival of Spring as well as Chinese New Year in February. Featuring mixed-media paintings based on Chinese poems by Chng Seok Tin, as well as Chinese ink paintings by Teresa Tan Yan Lie and Lee Mun Choong, the exhibition aims to highlight the spirit and beauty of Chinese culture.
Are you planning a party in the office or a corporate festive get-together?
Hire the Very Special Theatrics Christmas production and support our very special budding artistes. All the proceeds will go to VST’s training and future productions. Your support will go a long way in making a difference in someone’s life.
For more information, please contact Victoria at 6604 9431 or email email@example.com
Also, look out for our upcoming production in collaboration with No Strings Attached (NSA) from Australia during the True Colours Festival 2018!
Welcome To My World (Volume 6)
We are pleased to share with you Welcome To My World (Volume 6).
In this issue of our newsletter, you will read about:
– VSA’s Annual Concert – Welcome to My World
– VSA’s Involvement in Purple Parade 2017
– VSA’s Art Space @ Bedok – Re Opening
– VSA’s New Merchandise
Click here for the newsletter. We hope you will enjoy reading it.
If you wish us to send you hardcopies of the newsletter, please feel free to call us at 6604 9431 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, you may get it at our VSA Centre (Changi City Point) on weekdays, during office hours.
Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes (YFC)
- Volunteer With VSA
Do you want to be the master of your own project? Do you want to gain first-hand experience in organising events to champion a worthy cause? If you want to learn lessons outside of the classrooms or if you want to spark your entrepreneurial spirit and be developed into socially responsible community leaders, this is the best platform for you!
Calling youths aged 15 – 25 years old! Embark on your self-initiated project as a team of four, to raise public awareness and raise funds for a worthy cause of helping people with disabilities in our community through the arts. Put your ideas into action and make your mark with Very Special Art Singapore! Click here to know more.
YFC complements the “Values in Action” (VIA) programme as part of Ministry of Education’s Character and Citizenship Education.
Visit http://youthforcauses.com/ to find out more and/or sign up for Youth for Causes 2018.
Call Victoria at 6604 9431; email email@example.com
Buy Artworks from our Very Special Artists
A world where people with disabilities are empowered through the arts, contribute to and integrate with the community