27.8 C
Singapore
Saturday, March 2, 2024
HomeEventsNAFA 2022 grad show exhibition

NAFA 2022 grad show exhibition

Let’s check out this year’s showcase of this year’s graduation cohort from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). Established in 1938, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts is Singapore’s pioneer arts education institution at the Bugis Bencoolen area. See explore the various NAFA 2022 grad show galleries.

Welcome to the galleries NAFA 2022 grad show main campus 1 galleries
Welcome to the galleries NAFA main campus 1 galleries.

Furthermore, the grad show features works from NAFA program of design and media, fashion studies, 3D design and fine arts. Also, on display are variety of project pieces from the this graduating year. Notably, you don’t get to see much music or theater pieces in the showcase, except for some loop videos on screens.

The various grad show displays with the galleries, encompassing archritire and fashion works here
The various grad show displays with the galleries, encompassing archritire and fashion works here.

Additionally, the exhibition is spread between their campus 1 and 2 buildings, over three separate locations within the NAFA Bencoolen street campus. Also, if you need directions, you can approach the friendly security counter staff or students on the school benches and they would gladly direct you the way.

Making a Fashion statement which are eye catching elements of the grad show
Making a Fashion statement which are eye catching elements of the grad show.

An audio-visual showcase

Moreover, the Campus 1 ground floor studio is the largest of the grad display galleries. Called the Ngee Ann Kongsi gallery, the long gallery houses a mix of final year projects without a fixed theme.

Informative posters as drapes
Student informative posters elaborating on their project and laid as drapes.
nafa-2022-grad-show-01
Ngee Ann Kongsi gallery
nafa-2022-grad-show-10
Video elements
nafa-2022-grad-show-05
Buildings

Henceforth you can find a mix of fashion items paired with architecture, fine arts, modern art and digital illustrations. Some designs are rather creativity toony with a dose of humor.

NAFA 2022 grad show digital art showcase, like this artwork and story of a cat and chicken characters
NAFA 2022 grad show digital art showcase, like this artwork and story of a cat and chicken characters.
nafa-2022-grad-show-07
Rotating mural
nafa-2022-grad-show-12
Shoes
nafa-2022-grad-show-08
Models

Additionally, the vast gallery displays are laid out in a logical and easy to navigate manner in the air-conditioned galleries with displays laid out in an open concept barrier-free.

Modern expressionist art of everyday items on display
Modern expressionist art of everyday items on display.

Notably, most of the architecture exhibits involves about rejuvenation of heart land areas, such as Jalan Kukoh, Old Airport Road and the Queenstown housing estate. Also, the models are also all professionally made using laser-cut fibre board.

Architecture pieces on display at NAFA 2022 grad show
Architecture pieces on display built on laser cut board.
nafa-2022-grad-show-30
Elevator up
nafa-2022-grad-show-14
Film elements
nafa-2022-grad-show-16
Ceiling Drapes

Moreover, moving upstairs the school’s skylight galleries houses mostly modern art pieces. It spans over two classroom spaces on the upper floor lit by skylights, hence the skylight name. Also, notable items here include a suspended clothing display.

The galleries continues up on the upper skylight galleries. The gallery is an open multi-purpose space used for the exhibition
The galleries continues up on the upper skylight galleries. The gallery is an open multi-purpose space used for the exhibition.
nafa-2022-grad-show-15
Fashion
nafa-2022-grad-show-18
Concept Art
nafa-2022-grad-show-20
Green models

A modern art delight

Waving
Waving altar of flying dresses.

Furthermore, you can access the upper galleries via an interior elevator serving the building classroom floors. Here, you can also find displays with Lego sets and model dioramas of household scenes like street shops and coffee shops.

Interactive art examples. There are indeed many ways to get your message across in art
Interactive art examples. There are indeed many ways to get your message across in art.

Also, projects on displays includes bounded print books and acting sequences recorded on media. There are also a number of murals, more fashion pieces and fine art expressionist displays up here too.

nafa-2022-grad-show-21
Murals
nafa-2022-grad-show-24
Fashion
nafa-2022-grad-show-34
Fine art expressionist

Moreover, there is also a cosy hut with looping Digital media video as part of the modern art showcase. Also, the upper galleries are home to a number of notable and funny modern art sculptures.

Personal space featuring a flushable toilet and instruction sheet
Personal space featuring a flushable toilet and instruction sheet.

A peculiar item of a toilet bowl surrounded by a curtain of “Space place installation” you can also read messages written on the toilet paper and even flush the toilet when done.

nafa-2022-grad-show-19
Modern art
nafa-2022-grad-show-22
Animation
nafa-2022-grad-show-28
Lego

A fashion statement

Fashion displays in the fashion gallery campus building
Fashion displays in the fashion gallery campus building.

Moreover, the campus 2 gallery houses an assortment of projects with a mixed-media theme. Similarly another ground level studio, it’s home to a curated display of various mediums, modern art, print and fashion designs.

nafa-2022-grad-show-29
Diorama
nafa-2022-grad-show-31
Fashion gallery
nafa-2022-grad-show-36
En-caged

Also, being situated in the Fashion gallery, there are obligatory selection of Hand-made clothing fashion shoes and apparel. Examples include sustainable fashion design using renewables and bubble wrap, tad an inspiration book out of punk street fashion.

nafa-2022-grad-show-35
Fashion statement
nafa-2022-grad-show-26
40 bundles
nafa-2022-grad-show-32
Web design

Additionally, interesting projects of interest includes a card game set such as “The Garden” and “The Slang Gang”. Also, the various details of the project are elaborated using scroll-like posters which are draped over chairs frames or hung from vertical stands.

NAFA 2022 grad show Interesting board game card games
Interesting board game card games.

All in all, you are good for all the mixed-media galleries for about an hour tops. And more if you were to watch all the audio-visual clips. The NAFA 2022 grad show runs from 2nd Jun to 20th of next month. Entry is free with the show galleries open till 7pm.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Articles