For the The Ouroboros Art Community, friends, supporters and curious folk! Join us for the launch on 4th June.
Ouroboros is a light sculpture made of over 10,000 ping pong balls, by artist Nicola Anthony.
Come for the final cheer and the official artwork opening. The 28th SEA Games Torch Parade Ceremony will be led by Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister of Culture, Community and Youth, at 6.30pm.
YOU ARE ALSO INVITED TO PLAY A KEY PART IN SEA GAMES, by joining the Extraordinary Runners in the final lap to complete the artwork ‘TorchUp’ and ignite the SEA Games Torch at 4-4.30pm.
Beginning at Artscience Museum at we will await the flame bearers and walk with them as they complete the final lap via 5 SEA Games artworks to the Promontory – there we will ignite the flames of the game!
Date: Thursday 4 June 2015
3.30pm: Carnival & gathering at OUROBOROS
4-4.30pm Join the Extraordinary Runners to carry the Torch Flame, from ArtScience Museum to Promontory.
6.30pm onwards , Torch lighting ceremony with Mr Lawrence Wong.
Location of Ouroboros: Marina Bay – Events Plaza, on the Waterfront, near Louis Vuitton. (Close to Casino taxi rank, or Bayfront MRT exit into ‘Shoppes By The Bay’).
Dress code: Red for SG50!
Contact: Joyce 9116 9542, Nicola 9126 8957
Nicola and her team have worked with a large community of local people to capture their aspirations on a ping pong ball, including over 5000 youth via our community partner IQ Kidz.
Ouroboros is part of TorchUP!
As part of the 28th SEA Games Torch UP! Programme, a series of 30 community artworks have been created by local artists in collaboration with various communities, these 30 ‘community torches’ will be displayed in 4 districts around Singapore.
28th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games is a biennial sports event involving 11 participating nations.
A Special thank you to supporters:
The Ouroboros Art community, Materials sponsor STAEDTLER Singapore, Community Partner IQ Kidz, Singapore Table Tennis Association, The Living! Project, Dramond Warehousing, and sponsors SEA GAMES 2015 and SG50
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About Nicola Anthony
Nicola Anthony is an international artist based in Singapore. Nicola’s artwork begins with an extraordinary idea, a large number of small fragments, and the collection of words.
Nicola’s subsequent project culminates in an exhibition in London’s Brick Lane Gallery this summer. Around the world she has exhibited at the Serpentine Gallery Project Space (London), the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (USA), Shinjuku Creators Fiesta (Tokyo), & featured in shows around Southeast Asia, London & LA. Her artwork has received sponsorship from Tate Britain, & been exhibited in Tate Modern’s ‘No Soul for Sale’. She was born in London, studied at Central St Martins (University of the Arts London) and Loughborough University.
In recent showcases, Nicola has exhibited at London’s Royal College of Art, Ikkan Art International, Singapore’s Victoria Theatre, the National Library Building in the cultural district of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, The Substation Gallery and The Arts House – Singapore’s Old Parliament Building, where she was recently invited to give a speech about her journey as an artist alongside special guest Ms.Vijay Thakur Singh the High Commissioner of India.
Nicola has collected and hand numbered 9000 saga seeds and their stories, woven a 6 metre dreamcatcher-web using a kilometer of string across the entrance of an international art fair, and dissected 31 dollar bills. She has deconstructed and re-written epic novels, built a life sized post box using 4723 words cut from letters, constructed a room using 50,000 sugar cubes, and re-imagined the calendar into a 3D, shimmering, glass rubik’s cube of 365 pieces.
Visit Nicola Anthony’s website