Open House 2018

12 January to 14 January 2018, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

NAFA Campus 1, 80 Bencoolen Street

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Dive into the world of art and explore the great unknown, because that's where the greatest ideas live. So join us, challenge yourselves and behold infinite possibilities. Be part of the Originals Only. Be part of NAFA.



HIGHLIGHTS

Course Consultation

Consult our lecturers on what is the right course for you. Find out more about the various financial assistance schemes available at NAFA.

Campus 1
Wing A, Level 1, Lim Hak Tai Gallery


Flagship Genius featuring Angkor Wat II

An inaugural hybrid showcase demonstrating NAFA’s role in nurturing young leaders and cultural producers in the region. This double-bill exhibition features student projects using Angkor Wat as a creative stimulus, as well as exclusive works by NAFA’s emerging talents from the Fine Art, 3D Design, Design & Media and Fashion programmes.
Campus 1
Wing B, Level 1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2
11am - 7pm



Be an Educator of the Arts

Aspiring to be an art or music teacher? Learn more about our Teaching programmes, which are offered in collaboration with the Ministry of Education (MOE).
Campus 1
Wing A, Level 4, Creative Media Studio
13 & 14 Jan

  • Music Teaching Seminar, 11am - 12.30pm
  • Art Teaching Seminar, 1.30pm - 3pm


What Makes a Good Portfolio

An outstanding portfolio means everything to an aspiring artist. Get professional tips on how to assemble a portfolio which gets you noticed.
Campus 1
Wing A, Level 4, Creative Media Studio

12 Jan
11am-12pm

13 & 14 Jan
3pm - 4pm



Performances @ the Gallery

Catch NAFA’s talents at their best:

12 Jan

  • 3.00pm - 3.10pm
    Dance: Zeitigen
  • 3.15pm - 3.30pm
    Music: Pipa-Guzheng Duo

13 Jan

  • 12.30pm - 12.50pm
    Mandarin Drama: 海枯石烂 - 不变心
  • 2.30pm - 2.40pm
    Mandarin Drama: 人间有爱
  • 3.00pm - 3.10pm
    Dance: Zeitigen
  • 3.15pm - 3.30pm
    Music: NAFA Saxophone Quartet

Campus 1
Wing B, Level 1, The Ngee Ann Kongsi Galleries 1 & 2



The Best of Best

Enjoy a curated selection of the best graduate works from the School of Art & Design 2017 cohort. These works demonstrate design thinking, artistic creativity and innovation at its best.
Campus 1
Tower Block, Level 5



Make your mark with NAFA!

Immerse yourself in the interactive process of creating living art. Led by our School of Art & Design foundation students, make your mark on the walls of NAFA.
Campus 1
Level 1, Outside The Ngee Ann Kongsi and Lim Hak Tai Galleries

showcases

School of Art & Design

The SOAD Experience

Be inspired by award-winning works and project collaborations with various industry players. Talk to our students and learn about the creative process behind their ideas and how their projects were executed.
Wing B, Level 2, Rm 2-08 & Outside Seminar Room


Showcase

Stock Market

Watch local artists embrace performance and sound as a direct medium of expression in this time-based art.
Wing B, Level 1, Open Area
12 - 14 Jan
Sessions:
1pm - 2pm
2pm - 3pm

Sculpting in Motion

Take on the role of a creator as you sculpt, shift and transform spaces.
Wing B, Level 2, Outside Seminar Room

Makers Market

Catch entrepreneurship in action as our Object and Jewellery students promote their unique designs.
Wing B, Level 2, Outside Rm 2-05

Trailer Joint

Take a sneak peek at some of the best films produced by our Diploma in Screen Media students.
Wing B, Level 2, Outside Seminar Room

Now Showing

Ready to be a filmmaker? Enjoy films produced by our Diploma in Screen Media students and hear about their behind-the-scenes production processes.
Wing B, Level 2, Inside Seminar Room

In-structions

Paying homage to artist Sol LeWitt's 'Work from Instructions', this exhibition showcases interpretations by Fine Art students executed through written instructions.
Wing B, Level 4, Fine Art office Corridor

The De-stress Room

Turn negativity into creativity by making art on canvas with explosive paintballs! This activity is proudly presented by the inaugural winners of [email protected] Bootcamp 2017.
Wing B, Level 5, Rm 5-11
12 - 14 Jan
11am - 4pm

New Media Art Showcase

Experience the contemporary practice of art through this New Media Art showcase.
Wing A, Level 2, Before On Air Gallery
12 - 14 Jan
11am - 4pm

Teacher’s Day

Let our art teachers-to-be share their experiences with students through their art.
Wing B, Level 6, Skylight Studio (Rm 6-02/03)

Making Good

BA Spatial Design project showcase of a site study in Preston.
Tower Block, Level 6, Rm 6-19

Places Within

Learn from our Interior and Exhibition students and alumni on how spaces can be redefined to solve real world design challenges. Cultivate your interest in spatial design through an interactive activity!
Tower Block, Level 6, Corridor

Landscape+Architecture: Paper Land

Discover how origami sculptures have limitless possibilities beyond simple geometric forms. Let our design students will take you through a variety of Landscaping and Architectural creations.
Tower Block, Level 6, Rm 6-16

Synthesis

Examine an interesting narrative of contemporary issues presented by the 3D Design BA students. Journey through the students' various experimentation processes from its conceptualisation in NAFA to its realisation in Loughborough University.
Tower Block, Level 6, Rm 6-15


Demo & Workshop

The Art of Furniture Making

Ever wondered how chairs and tables are made? Learn about the fascinating process of furniture making, from our students and try making your own!
Wing B, Level 1, Rm1-03

Creative Studios

Take a dip into the creative process by using different mediums and let art speak to you!

  • Clay Speak - Ceramics Demonstration
    Wing B, Level 1, Outside Chill-Out Area
    12 & 13 Jan
    11am - 4pm
  • Mysterious Ink - Chinese Ink Painting Demonstration
    Wing A, Level 6, Skylight Studio (Rm 6-06)
    11am - 4pm
  • Draw The \ Line – Portrait Drawing Demonstration
    Wing B, Level 1, Along Bencoolen Street
    11am - 4pm
  • Gold Classic - Oil Painting Demonstration
    Wing B, Level 6, Skylight Studio (Rm 6-04/05)
    11am - 4pm
  • Through The Screen - Printmaking Demonstration
    Wing A, Level 6, Rm 6-09/10
    12 - 14 Jan
    11am - 4pm

Fringe Activities

Graphic Fiesta

Visit our Diploma in Illustration Design with Animation and BA Graphic Communication showcase for some graphic giveaways! Take home customised pins, creative stickers and get ‘tattooed’ at the same time!
Level 2, On Air Gallery

Chop Chop Stops

Have fun creating your very own customised cards with unique student-designed rubber stamps!
Level 2, On Air Gallery

Snapshot of Your Career

Get a glimpse of your future career in the arts with a photo taken at the photo booth specially designed by Diploma in Advertising students.
Level 2, On Air Gallery

Chasing Ink!

Go on a quest across the campuses in search of our exclusive 2018 edition student-designed rubber stamps. Collect them all!
Campus 1 & 2, (stations at various locations)


Talk

Want to Pursue Fine Art?

Get a glimpse into the life of a Fine Art student. Learn more from our students as they, share topics that include their on-campus experience and development process of their artistic creations.
Wing B, Level 6, Skylight Studio, Corridor
2 - 4pm


Showcase

Fashion: Work in Progress

Explore the works of our students from the Fashion Studies programme and understand how they use textiles in innovative ways.
Level 1, Fashion Gallery
10am - 3pm

Runway Array

Be dazzled by the unique creations of our recent Fashion Diploma and Degree graduates.
Level 1, Lobby
10am - 3pm

Demo & Workshop

Textile & Sewing Workshops

Join us in an exclusive guided tour and check out what goes on in our textile and sewing workshops!
Level 4 & 5, Rm 4-06 & Rm 5-01
Sessions:
1pm - 1.30pm
2pm - 2.30pm

Creative Studios

  • Embroidery Demonstration
  • Fashion Illustration Demonstration
  • Textile Weaving Demonstration

Level 1, Lobby
10am - 3pm




School of Arts Management, Dance & Theatre

Showcase

Ballet Technique

Watch our students perfect their dance techniques at an advanced ballet class!
Tower Block, Level 11, Rm 11-01
12 Jan
10.30am - 12pm

Contemporary Dance Technique

Observe an advanced contemporary dance class and pick up a skill or two.
Tower Block, Level 11, Rm 11-01
13 Jan
10.30am - 12pm

Dance Workshop

Think you can dance? Let loose and experience this intermediate/advanced workshop led by NAFA Dance students!
Tower Block, Level 11, Rm 11-01
14 Jan
11.30am - 1pm



Showcase

In the Gallery

Be intrigued by how everyday objects in a gallery can be reinterpreted
Level 4, Gallery next to student lounge

Demo & Workshop

Inspire, Transform, Engage

Learn all about arts management and theatre in this immersive half-day arts camp for ITE students!
Level 4, Rm 4-10A & B
12 Jan
10am - 5pm




School of Music

Showcase

Music Showcase

Enjoy a delightful recital by various students specialising in - Chinese Instruments, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, Woodwinds and Voice.
Level 4, Multi-Purpose Hall
12 & 13 Jan
2pm - 2.30pm

Talk

Introduction to School of Music

Discover what the Diploma in Music programme entails. Meet our Heads of Studies and learn first-hand about the recent performances and achievements by the School of Music.
Level 4, Multi-Purpose Hall
1pm - 2pm




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