Imaginarium
13 July 2016

The children visited SAM at 8Q today.

The children visited SAM at 8Q today.

It was explained to them that the following art pieces they were about to see follow the nautical theme.

It was explained to them that the following art pieces they were about to see follow the nautical theme.

Title of Artwork: Dimana Mogus?  Artist: Mulyana

Title of Artwork: Dimana Mogus? 
Artist: Mulyana

Knitted sea creatures were displayed in this room.

Knitted sea creatures were displayed in this room.

The children went around the room, exploring the different textures used to create the little octopus monsters and corals.

The children went around the room, exploring the different textures used to create the little octopus monsters and corals.

Title of Artwork: Damien, I'm Famished (After Damien Hirst) Artist: Krit Ngamsom

Title of Artwork: Damien, I'm Famished (After Damien Hirst)
Artist: Krit Ngamsom

The artist used surrealism in his art piece to relay his views about issues concerning the ocean.

The artist used surrealism in his art piece to relay his views about issues concerning the ocean.

The artist used surrealism in his art piece to relay his views about issues concerning the ocean.

The artist used surrealism in his art piece to relay his views about issues concerning the ocean.

Title of Artwork: Bryde's Fountain (After Marcel Duchamp) Artist: Krit Ngamsom

Title of Artwork: Bryde's Fountain (After Marcel Duchamp)
Artist: Krit Ngamsom

This art piece shows a whale with a tray of urinals, arranged as a fountain, as its blowhole.

This art piece shows a whale with a tray of urinals, arranged as a fountain, as its blowhole.

This art piece shows a shark trying to get out from the tank and small fishes swimming outside of the tank, the exact opposite of what happens in real life.

This art piece shows a shark trying to get out from the tank and small fishes swimming outside of the tank, the exact opposite of what happens in real life.

Title of Artwork: ADA Artist: Karina Smigla-Bobinski

Title of Artwork: ADA
Artist: Karina Smigla-Bobinski

Charcoal studs are fixed onto the huge sphere and the children got the opportunity to move the sphere around in the room, creating marks on the wall, ceiling and floor. The children got to experience through this activity how it is like floating in the water. 

Charcoal studs are fixed onto the huge sphere and the children got the opportunity to move the sphere around in the room, creating marks on the wall, ceiling and floor. The children got to experience through this activity how it is like floating in the water. 

Title of Artwork: Plastic Ocean Artist: Tan Zi Xi

Title of Artwork: Plastic Ocean
Artist: Tan Zi Xi

Everyone walked through a maze of plastics hanging above them. The artist tackles the issue of litter in the ocean. They had a feel of how the sea creatures feel in an ocean full of plastics.

Everyone walked through a maze of plastics hanging above them. The artist tackles the issue of litter in the ocean. They had a feel of how the sea creatures feel in an ocean full of plastics.