Exhibition Opening & Book Launch: The Painting Speaks 画说 -眼处心生句自神

Painting In A Painting
in the most conservative of frames
be naked go wild
take off the headscarf and sari
I am brash in the painting I want to see plenty
画中画 在最保守的画框里
赤裸裸发狠 脱下头巾脱下纱丽

In collaboration The Arts House, the Poetry Festival Singapore is co-organising an art-poetry exhibition of artist Tong Chin Sye and poet Tan Chee Lay.

Multilingual Poetry Recital (English, Chinese, Tamil, Malay) - Free entry
Sat | 7 April 2018
1:30 - 3:00pm

On-the-spot Student Poetry Competition (English, Chinese, Tamil, Malay) - No registration fee required
Sat | 14 April 2018
1:30 - 3:00pm

星期六 | 4月7日

星期六 | 4月14日

Participate as a on-the-spot competition participant:
RSVP via Peatix: *Competitor Registration - Sat 14 April 2018 1:30 - 3:00pm (On-the-spot Student Poetry Competition)
Please note that you may need to have a data wifi and a mobile phone to send the poems for judging.

Competition rules:

1. This competition is open to any student studying in Singapore. Submission forms will have to be received by the organisers by 1.30pm on 14 April 2018.
2. Competitors to arrive at the competition venue between 12.30pm to 1.00pm on 14 April 2018 to check-in and obtain a submission form.
3. Competitors to write a poem not longer than 50 lines in any of our 4 official language on the spot based on a painting displayed.
4. Winners and commended entries will be announced by the judges or the event host.
5. Winners will recite their respective poems after the prize presentation.
6. The judges' decision is final.
7. Videos and photographs taken during the event may be used for the purpose of Poetry Festival (Singapore) publicity and promotional purposes.

See you!
  • The event description was updated. Diff#329815 2018-04-10 06:29:49
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Apr 4 - Apr 15, 2018
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Sat 7 April 2018 1:30 - 3:00pm (Multilingual Poetry Recital) FULL
Audience Member - Sat 14 April 2018 1:30 - 3:00pm (On-the-spot Student Poetry Competition) FULL
*Competitor Registration - Sat 14 April 2018 1:30 - 3:00pm (On-the-spot Student Poetry Competition) FULL
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1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore Singapore
Poetry Festival Singapore