Affordable Art Fair, German Film Festival & Graffiti Art

1) Buy a piece of art at The Affordable Art Fair Singapore

What: A place for art lovers to buy afforable art pieces
When:19 – 21 November
Where: F1 Pit Building, No. 1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore
How much: $7 (Students/Seniors) $10 (Public Day ) $15 (Family Package)  *Early bird discounts available*

If you think buying art is boring and for the rich only, consider the Affordable Art Fair. Aptly named, this art gallery event has Singapore to kick-start its first Asian edition, and offers contemporary art like paintings and sculptures from $100 to $10,000. Following the success of Affordable Art Fair(s) in London, New York and Milan, this event aims to make buying art accessible, and has exhibitors from around the globe – Australia, China, France, Germany and much more. Early bird discounts are available at Sistic.

2) The best of films is at the 14th German Film Festival

What: A showcase of award-winning German films and co-productions
When: Now till 21 November
Where: The Cathay Cineplex and Cathay Cineleisure
How much: $10 ($9* for Members of Goethe-Institut, students, seniors and NSF) at The Cathay Cineplex, Level 1 & 5

Described as a showcase of the ‘creme de la crop’ of German films, the 14th German Film Festival will bring a total of 27 award-winning films and co-productions with varied genres from mystery thrillers, comedies, historical dramas and frustrating love stories. The highlight of the event is The White Ribbon, which is set on the eve of WW1, revealing “a brilliant yet disturbing, dour tale of dirty secrets, religious repression and horrors kept behind closed doors.”

3) Sprayed by art: The Spectacular Spectacular By ZERO

Graffiti art at Haji Lane

What:An exhibition revolving around graffiti art and consumer culture
When: Now till 21 November, 12 – 9pm
Where: The Substation Gallery
How much: Free Admission

Graffiti art has been making headlines lately, with the recent graffiti-decorated MRT train and mailbox case. In The Spectacular Spectacular By ZERO , local graffiti artist  Zul Othman aka ZERO, explores the relationship between graffiti art, advertising, and youth-slanted consumer cultures.

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