23 Sep

I went to school on Saturday to complete an oil painting assignment of my shoes (guess which? heeheehee). There were still some zombies milling around, but otherwise the place was empty; perfect timing to take pictures inside one of the galleries where an artist, Ivan Abreu, is exhibiting his installation piece:

High Tide

High Tide is a unique art-piece specifically synchronised with Singapore’s coastal currents. This installation uses buoys previously used in the same sea. The buoys are attached to an electronic system which concurrently tracks the ebb and flow of Singapore’s tides. During the exhibition, the buoys will vary their altitude according to this information and oscillate at a very slow speed (approximately 1 millimetre every 4 seconds). Movement is subtle and perceived visually. The work suggests how man and nature’s forces are inextricably connected.

While I can’t connect with his vision, I love the colours and simplicity of this piece. It feels like the mechanism in the center is a puppet master of sorts :P

Black tube top ✿ Mugigae
Black & white striped hoodie ✿ Chocolate
Black shorts ✿ bYSI
Turquoise leggings (50 denier) ✿ gift (London)
White sneakers ✿ B.U.M. Equipment
Brown folding bag ✿ Cotton On


I look like I belong in one of those aerobics classes!

No I didn’t actually poke it- that would be rude ^^;



7 Responses to “Aqueous”

  1. Elaine September 23, 2009 at 8:51 am #

    such cute pictures! The exhibit sounds very interesting. especially the buoys! and I love your bright tights :D and the bag!!

  2. dodgycupcake September 23, 2009 at 9:42 am #

    hahaha i love the hoodie pictures :)

  3. piglet September 23, 2009 at 9:49 am #

    What an interesting idea for an exhibit.
    Love the last picture, especially the last face you make!

  4. The Clothes Horse September 23, 2009 at 12:18 pm #

    That installation certainly makes for the perfect backdrop! Love all the colors going on in your pictures.

  5. elena September 25, 2009 at 1:27 am #

    wonderful! i’m so gonna do stripes and blue yes! and dude how awesome you got these pics! very cool background indeed!

  6. eunice September 26, 2009 at 3:15 pm #

    I LOVE your pictures, the colours are awesome!!

  7. PG October 8, 2009 at 12:37 am #

    I just found your blog, and u are a real talent!!! I love your colour and background choices and your style a lot!!! I will follow! :)


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