Get a taste of Tokyo Confidential’s new bar right here in Singapore. The ground-breaking concept that shatters conventional cocktail norms is collaborating with Hendrick’s Gin to offer a sneak peek of its forthcoming bar launch in Tokyo this October. The special preview in Singapore is set to take place at ATLAS bar where Founder Holly Graham (No. 9 on the Bar World 100 list) and head bartender Wakana Murata extend an invitation to experience a prelude of what’s to come. Amongst the sippers include signatures like Destroy All Monsters (miso brown butter-infused Hendrick’s Gin, sherry, vermouth, ponzu), Chronic (Cacao nib-infused Hendrick’s Gin, Awamori, Lillet Blanc, tonic), and Tea Sea (Hendrick’s Gin, grappa, sauvignon blanc, tropical green tea, lime, smoky salt). Come by for an unforgettable evening that blends tradition and innovation and celebrate Tokyo’s dynamic cocktail culture.
Israfil Ridhwan’s Second Solo Exhibition at Cuturi Gallery
Tell Them That You Love Them, 2023, Oil on canvas, 90 x 60 cm
Cuturi Gallery presents “Spaces In-Between” by Singaporean artist Israfil Ridhwan, marking his second solo exhibition with the gallery. In this collection, Ridhwan delves into the intricate dynamics of cause and effect within everyday life, elevating ordinary scenes into a vibrant realm of expression, sensuality, intimacy, and raw emotion. The portraits reflects the human journey, offering a mirror to melancholy, a space for introspection, and a doorway to self-discovery juxtaposed against vivid hues. Some hightlights include “In the Voice of Asmahan, 2023,” where he explores the delicate facets of affection, as well as “If Touch is What I Desire, Cut It Off, 2023,” pays homage to Frida Kahlo’s “The Two Fridas (1939),” contemplating self-preservation amid emotional turbulence.
Spaces In-Between runs from 2 September to 1 October 2023, at Cuturi Gallery, 61 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199937. Admission is free.
Top Image: This Time I’ll Leave First, 2023, Oil on canvas, 160 x 200 cm (Part of Spaces In-Between, by Israfil Ridhwan).