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Well, that’s what The Guardian calls this gallery of pictures, From Ai WeiWei’s Dog to Indian Wall Painting, and I am pleased to see that my kampong kids aka First Generation are in such great company. This is the link to the Guardian webpage.
So pleased to be able to say that there is a new addition to my public works — this is Moongate, installed at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. The Moongate has been in my blood ever since my youthful sojourn in Penang when I saw it in the botanical gardens. I have worked and reworked the idea over many years. Why?
It speaks to me of journeys, circles of thought, cycles of life, thresholds to cross … a simple form that belies the complexities conjured.
Well, here are pictures of some versions of mine, including the Moongate at the Gardens by the Bay that was just installed.
Moongate II at Boulevard Vue
Moongate in teak, at NUS exhibition
Moongate at Gardens by the Bay
Got a phone call that illustrates how small our planet is becoming, thanks to the internet. Tony wants my views on public art. Click on the link for the interview.
Fahcheong is giving a talk on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Centre for Southeast Asia Research at the UBC Institute of Asian Research. Click on the poster to see details.
After the excitement of the Cultural Medallion award and all its attendant attention that Fahcheong received, he came back to Canada to the winter.
Being no bear, he did not, could not hibernate. Instead, it was a little quality time to enjoy being with the family over the holiday period. and some winter activities like snowshoeing, x-country skiing, and yes, even shovelling away the snow from the driveway.
But now, he’s gone from cold to hot — he’s in Thailand, beginning work on another exciting project. Here’s a sneak peek: