Events in Singapore: What to do this 26 August to 1 September 2021

Robb Report Singapore, August 26, 2021

We highlight the best our city has to offer, and what’s keeping it abuzz. Here are the best things you can do in Singapore this week.

Wahab’s Herringbone, 2021, acrylic on canvas

 

A walk in the woods

When: Until 12 September 2021

Where: Cuturi Gallery

Local artist and 2018 UOB Painting of the Year winner Khairulddin Wahab is holding his first solo exhibition, The Word for World is Forest. Inspired by the 1972 novel of the same name by American science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin, it examines our relationship with the natural environment through Singapore’s colonial history, the capitalist economy, and the scientific knowledge that guide our understanding of nature. Accompanying the exhibition is a publication featuring essays by curator Tony O’Dempsey, who is also an environmental consultant involved in environmental impact studies in Singapore. More details here.

 

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