July

Parky McParkface Naming Competition

Competition

9 July –31 August 2019

Online naming poll to name the park in front of The Substation. The winning entry wins a very real $888!

Find out more

Rejects Open Call

Open call

17 July–5 Aug 2019

Calling all fellow rejects to submit their works for an exhibition celebrating rejection. All works will be put up for sale, with 100% of the proceeds going to the artists.

Find out more

Concerned Citizens Programme

Open call

Open Call: 9 July –22 July 2019
Commencement: 14 August–14 December 2019

A mentorship programme on social integration and mobility led by visual artist Cheong Kah Kit.

Find out more

Space Oddities

Exhibition

19 July–4 August 2019

Our kick off exhibition featuring emerging artists Zhiyi Cao and Divaagar, whose works explore alternative spaces for ‘marginalised’ communities.

Find out more

SAD Bar Open Call

Open call

9 July–31 July 2019
Application deadline for first cycle: 31July 2019

Apply for venue and grant support ($1,500) for programmes in our SAD Bar with proposals responding to the theme of A Public Square.

Find out more

BlackKajiXtra Nusasonic

Music Festival

20–21 July 2019

Featuring The Observatory, regional acts; talks and workshops discussing the role of underground music and the mainstream.

Find out more

August

State of Love and Trust and Stars

Event

3 August 2019

An alternative NDP party lifestyle event with musical, dance, and theatrical performances, and roving DJs acts. Featuring performers like Rizman Putra, Syimah Sabtu Collective, DJ Itch, Vinyl Heavy, and Syndicate.

Find out more

The Good Review Circle (GRC)

Online art writing initiative

August 2019–February 2020

A group of young writers post monthly reviews on art events relating to the theme of A Public Square.

Find out more

Rejects

Exhibition

29–31 August 2019

The Salon des Refusés was a famed exhibition of works rejected by the authorising Paris Salon in 1863. Inspired by a recent rejection, The Substation commemorates SNF2019 with a celebration of rejection.

Find out more

Propose-a-Parklet

Competition

October 2019–March 2020

Design and architecture studios are invited to propose pop-up resting areas (each the size of a car park) on Armenian Street Park. 3–4 winning submissions will be realised in the park.

Insta-Comic Competition

Competition

16 August–23 September 2019

Celebrate our struggles and contestation for space with a healthy dose of satire and self-deprecating humour. The creator of the winning New Yorker inspired one-panel Insta-comic wins $1,000 in cash.

September

Campaign Office

Online design initiative

September 2019

Create your own electoral campaign with this custom poster generator inspired by a graphic design history of Singapore Elections Ephemera.

January

Public Art Exhibition

Exhibition

January 2020

Public art installations and performances in the park.

Space, Spaces, and Spacing Conference

Event

January 2020

Conference about public spaces and spheres in the arts, a ‘re-staging’ of one that was held at The Substation in 1995. Featuring local and regional speakers.