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My Journey; Feel the Hope, Embrace the Shine

“My Journey” is presented in conjunction with Singapore Art Week 2019. This exhibition honours one of Singapore’s most celebrated female multidisciplinary artist, Chng Seok Tin. The exhibition showcases her past, present and never seen before sculptures, paintings, prints and literature.

“My Journey” opens on 15 January 2019, 7pm-10pm at The Arts House – Gallery 1, 2 and Blue Room, 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore 179429.

The exhibition will run from 15 January (7pm), till 21st January 2019, 10am-10pm daily.

The printmaking workshop conducted by Chng Seok Tin, the artist herself, will take place on 19 January 2019, at The Arts House, Gallery 1. There are two sessions to the workshop; session 1 from 11am-12.30pm and session 2 from 2pm-3.30pm. Participants will be blindfolded and be expected to use their other senses to engage in this printmaking activity.

Ticketing Details

Upon making payment via our website, an email will be sent to you to confirm your purchase of tickets and attendance for your chosen session of the workshop.

On the day itself, do show us the confirmation email as proof of purchase for entry into the workshop. Door sales are subjected to availability. Do sign up before 16 January 2019 to secure your places!

For enquiries, please contact us at events@vsa.org.sg

Welcome To My World (Volume 8)

We are pleased to share with you Welcome To My World (Volume 8)

In this issue of our newsletter, you will read about:

– Signing of LOC with NAFA CLE for our VOICES programme students

– Singapore – Hong Kong Link Up through Artlink 

– VSA’s involvement in Concert with a HEART and Singapore Pool’s 50th Year celebration

– Visit to Chiltern House

– Animal Plank Art as part of PAssionArts Festival 

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 9431/6448 6275 or email general@vsa.org.sg.

Alternatively, you may get it at our VSA Art Space @ Changi/Bedok on weekdays, during office hours.

VSA Singapore x No Strings Attached (NSA) Australia

VSA is proud to present to you True Colours Festival, The Asia-Pacific Celebration of Artistes with Disability;

Very Special Theatrics & No Strings Attached (NSA)

SportsSG Auditorium

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)

Time: 3-5pm

Venue: SportsSG Auditorium (6 Stadium Walk Singapore 397698) (https://goo.gl/maps/RCzczvFep4x)

*Free admission

*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.

True Colours Festival

VSA is proud to present to you True Colours Festival, The Asia-Pacific Celebration of Artistes with Disability. It comprises the following: 

(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)

Make a difference with Very Special Theatrics

Hire us to perform at your event! 

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 victoria@vsa.org.sg

Also, look out for our upcoming production in collaboration with No Strings Attached (NSA) from Australia during the True Colours Festival 2018!

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 general@vsa.org.sg

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A world where people with disabilities are empowered through the arts, contribute to and integrate with the community

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