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18 Jan 2020, Sat 4pm till late | Free Admission Aliwal Arts Centre #AUAF2020


DANCE

urban art

urban sport

music

lifestyle


aliwal urban art festival 18 Jan 2020, Sat 4pm till late | Free Admission Aliwal Arts Centre Kampong Glam will be getting a whole lot more edgy and raw in January as subculture takes centre stage once again at the seventh edition of Aliwal Urban Art Festival! On 18 January 2020, artists from the periphery will gather at Aliwal Arts Centre in a radical showcase of visual art, alternative music, dance performances, and skateboarding that confronts your perception with the question “What if�. What if everything you thought about subculture was wrong? What if street art is beyond the streets? What if urban art takes over? Ignite your curiosity with unconventional creativity in this celebration of urban art and youth subculture at Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2020! For registration, tickets and full programme line-up, visit aliwalartscentre.sg


festival at a glance time 4pm 4.30pm 5pm 5.30pm 4pm–10pm STREET JAM

6pm 6.30pm 7pm 7.30pm

4pm–10pm WHAT IF EXHIBITION by RSCLS

Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio

by SkateSG

Aliwal Street Carpark

SKATE-MINI CLINIC AND TRYOUTS by SkateSG and Vans®

4pm–10pm “CLEAN-UP” CAMPAIGN

4pm–8pm LIVE GRAFFITI PAINTING AND INSTALLATION

by FIN Crafted Goods x KEEN Aliwal Street

CRAFT AND DESIGN MARKET Aliwal Street Carpark

Aliwal Street Carpark

8pm 8.30pm 9pm 9.30pm

4PM–10PM SMILE – A POP-UP ROVING PERFORMANCE by ScRach MarcS

Keep a look-out for them!

10pm 10.30pm 11pm 11.30pm

by RSCLS Aliwal Street


time 4pm–6pm WHAT IF... SMELLS COULD COME ALIVE? 5pm–6.30pm STITCH IN A BAG WORKSHOP

by ScRach MarcS Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall

4pm 4pm–5pm 5pm–6pm 6pm–7pm D’TOUR OF KAMPONG GLAM by RSCLS

by FIN Crafted Goods x KEEN

Meeting Point: Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio

Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Studio A

6.30pm–7.30pm WHAT IF... FLOWT IS BACK?

5.30pm 6pm

7pm

Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall

6pm–10pm URBAN SOUNDS

7.30pm

Curated by SGMUSO

8pm

Aliwal Street Stage

8.30pm

by FIN Crafted Goods x KEEN Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Studio A

5pm

6.30pm

by Flowt Collective

8pm–9.30pm STITCH IN A BAG WORKSHOP

4.30pm

8.30pm–11.30pm What If... We Had A Party Right Now? by ScRach MarcS Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall

9pm 9.30pm 10pm 10.30pm 11pm 11.30pm

Information is correct at time of print.


festival map

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Haji Lane Arab St

Muscat St

Road Closure Baghdad St

Bussorah St

Masjid Sulta Kandahar St

Sultan Gate St

Malay He Centre

Aliwal St

Nicoll Highway MRT

Pahang St

P The Concourse

Jln Sultan

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Road Closure

P Sultan Plaza

Textile Centre

GETTING HERE

BUS

MRT Circle Line Nicoll Highway MRT (CC5)

North Bridge Rd Bus numbers 7, 32, 51, 63, 80,

East West Line Lavender MRT (EW11)

145, and 197.

Downtown Line Bugis (DT14)

Victoria St Bus numbers 2, 7, 12, 32, 33, 51, 63, 80, 130, 133, 145, and 197. Beach Rd Bus numbers 10, 14, 16, 70, 100, 107, 196, and 401.


LEGEND ALIWAL STREET CARPARK

Bugis MRT

ROAD CLOSURE MRT Raffles Hospital

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Jln Pisang Jln Pisang

CRAFT MARKET

STREET ART

PARKING ALIWAL STREET STAGE

SKATE CLINIC & STREET JAM

HAPPENING IN ALIWAL ARTS CENTRE

Jln Kledek

eritage

MUSIC STUDIO

Jln Kubor

Jln Klapa

ad Closure

Victoria Street

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FIRST AID

LIVE GRAFFITI

BUS STOP

Arab St

INFO BOOTH

MULTIPURPOSE HALL

MULTIPURPOSE STUDIO A

THYME@ALIWAL

urban art WHAT IF? EXHIBITION Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio

Lavender MRT

D’TOUR OF KAMPONG GLAM Meeting Point: Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio

dance WHAT IF... SMELLS COULD COME ALIVE?

CAR

WHAT IF... FLOWT IS BACK?

As parking within Kampong Glam

WHAT IF... WE HAD A PARTY RIGHT NOW?

is limited, we recommend parking

Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall

at The Concourse, Sultan Plaza or DUO

lifestyle STITCH IN A BAG Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Studio A


dance

SMILE

POP-UP ROVING PERFORMANCE Keep a look-out for them!

by ScRach MarcS 4pm–10pm | Aliwal Street | Roving | Free An interactive roving experience like no other, dance comes alive in all shapes and forms in SMILE! From pop-up performances and mime interactions to dance games and workshops, enter the whimsical world of ScRach MarcS and dance away with a smile on your face

WHAT IF... SMELLS COULD COME ALIVE?

by ScRach MarcS 4pm–6pm | Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall Free How do we see smell? In this fourpart installation, dancers translate scents into sense through their bodies in inventive and unpredictable movements. Watch the unique story of each smell unfold before your eyes as the aromatic becomes energetic.


WHAT IF... FLOWT IS BACK?

by Flowt Collective 6.30pm–7.30pm Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall | $15 Get tickets at bit.ly/flowt2020 Featuring five unique Singaporean dancers and a performance that combines vastly different dance styles into an innovative hybrid presentation, Flowt explores the idea of staying afloat amidst society’s noise. The performance fuses different street dance elements through a contemporary approach and enhanced with a theatrical flair.

WHAT IF... WE HAD A PARTY RIGHT NOW?

by ScRach MarcS 8.30pm–11.30pm | Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Hall | Free Pop in progress presents Party in Progress — this hopping closing party integrates the various aspects of street culture through fun — because everyone loves to party! Expect dance battles, cyphers and good times — guaranteed!


urban art

LIVE GRAFFITI PAINTING & INSTALLATION

by RSCLS 4pm–8pm | Aliwal Street | Free

A core member of Aliwal Arts Centre’s community of tenants, RSCLS has been a leader of the urban art segment for the Aliwal Urban Art Festival since the very beginning. Catch these street art veterans in their element in this outdoor live painting session, and try your hand at spray-painting alongside the Original Gangsters (OGs) of Singapore street art!


WHAT IF EXHIBITION

Curated by RSCLS 4pm–10pm | Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio | Free Get to know your ABCs of urban art through this exhibition curated by our very own RSCLS. Segmented into three sections exploring of street, graffiti, and mural art, leave with newfound knowledge to school your friends in the finer points of urban art the next time you hit up Kampong Glam.

D’TOUR OF KAMPONG GLAM

by RSCLS 4pm–5pm, 5pm–6pm & 6pm–7pm Various Locations Free with registration at aliwalartscentre.sg/AUAF2020 Meeting Point: Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio See Kampong Glam through the eyes of RSCLS in this alternative walking tour of the murals and street art that have come to characterise the district. Having seen and shaped the transformation of Kampong Glam, RSCLS’ stories present a de-facto parallel history of this vibrant neighbourhood that takes you through the pulse of this subcultural enclave.


urban sport

STREET JAM

by SkateSG 4pm–10pm | Aliwal Street Carpark | Free From sidewalks to the streets, skateboarders invade Kampong Glam as Aliwal’s open-air parking lots transform into one massive outdoor skate battle arena. Shred your stuff in three skate categories — Skate Run Contest, Best Trick, and Tricks 4 Cash — or watch Singapore’s best skate talents tear it up with new tricks in a steezy Street Jam showcase as they compete for the grand prize!


SKATE-MINI CLINIC AND FREE TRY-OUTS

by SkateSG and Vans® 4pm–10pm | Aliwal Street Carpark | Free

Catch Vans® riders in action on our “mini” ramp as they demonstrate how the world turns into a blank canvas under the wheels of a skateboard. For those new to skateboarding, learn from experienced riders in a free skate clinic and take the first step towards becoming a bona fide skateboarder! Free skate try outs run from 4pm–10pm.


MUSIC

BIGDBANGLA

PYRA

TENGYBOY

URBAN SOUNDS

Curated by SGMUSO featuring Mediocre Haircut Crew, Pyra, Preetipls, BigDBangla and Tengyboy 6pm–10pm | Aliwal Street Stage | Free Ride the wild, rhythmic waves of Urban Sounds along the streets of Aliwal. With the ebb of hip-hop and the flow of R&B, our ragtag group of artists this year will be bringing a whole new energy to Aliwal Urban Art Festival. Fresh off his single drop, Tengyboy’s smooth beats will

PREETIPLS

get you bouncing while BigDBangla brings his signature cultural flair to the mix. This year, catch Singaporean YouTube sensation and beloved enfant terrible Preetipls dropping truth bombs to the beat. From around the region, Thailand’s Pyra will entrance with her svelte voice melting into the moodiness of her jazz-inspired R&B. Finally, check out the new kids on the block, Mediocre Haircut Crew (MHC), in their self-styled

MEDIOCRE HAIRCUT CREW

Miniature Houseparty Configuration. Check out aliwalartscentre.sg for detailed set times.


LIFESTYLE STITCH IN A BAG

by FIN Crafted Goods x KEEN 5pm–6.30pm, 8pm–9.30pm Aliwal Arts Centre Multi-purpose Studio A | $30 Get tickets at auaf2020-stitchinabag.peatix.com KEEN on repurposing? Learn some tips and customise your very own tote with us! KEEN has partnered up with local designer FIN Crafted Goods to bring you a repurposing workshop. Give new life to old, worn out or damaged materials by sewing them onto FIN tote bags and create one-of-a-kind, unique pieces for your everyday use! Don’t bin it—up-cycle it! Take action and lessen the contribution to our landfills one piece at a time.

CRAFT AND DESIGN MARKET

4pm–10pm Aliwal Street Carpark | Free

From clothes to handcrafted products, discover one-of-akind designs and merchandise by Singapore’s independent artists and bring home your favourites.

“CLEAN-UP” CAMPAIGN

by KEEN x FIN Crafted Goods 4pm–10pm | Aliwal Street | Free Join us in cleaning the streets with the trash bags provided by KEEN. Look out for the yellow KEEN flags along Aliwal Street, and let’s take out the trash together! The end result: It should be like we were never there.


About Aliwal Arts Centre Aliwal Arts Centre is a multidisciplinary arts centre with a strong focus on performing arts located at the former Chong Cheng and Chong Pun Schools at 28 Aliwal Street within the Kampong Glam conservation district. It offers a conducive environment to support the artistic development of both contemporary and traditional arts groups, drawing inspiration from the rich cultural heritage in the area. Aliwal Arts Centre is managed by Arts House Limited. About Arts House Limited Arts House Limited (AHL) is a not-for-profit organisation committed to enriching lives through the arts. AHL manages two key landmarks located in the heart of Singapore’s Civic District – The Arts House, a multidisciplinary arts centre with a focus on literary programming, and the Victoria Theatre & Victoria Concert Hall, a heritage building that is home to the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. It also runs the Aliwal Arts Centre and Goodman Arts Centre, two creative enclaves for artists, arts groups and creative businesses, and performing arts space Drama Centre. AHL presents the Singapore International Festival of Arts, the annual pinnacle celebration of interdisciplinary arts in Singapore commissioned by the National Arts Council. AHL was set up in 11 December 2002 as a public company under the National Arts Council and was formerly known as The Old Parliament House Limited. It was officially renamed Arts House Limited on 19 March 2014.

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Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2020 – Festival Guide  

Kampong Glam will be getting a whole lot more raw and edgier in January as subculture takes centre stage once again at the seventh edition o...

Aliwal Urban Art Festival 2020 – Festival Guide  

Kampong Glam will be getting a whole lot more raw and edgier in January as subculture takes centre stage once again at the seventh edition o...