What happens to a piece of paper after it has outlived its purpose? What else does it want to say when there is no space left?
Check out how calligraphy artist Malik Mazlan and haiku* poet Dave Tai introduced new perspectives to canvases created from drafts, past projects and personal items, by refreshing them with haiku and calligraphy through the Afterwords exhibition.
Following its showcase at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, the exhibition will travel into the heartlands from 12 April. Don’t miss your chance to check it out at nine public libraries across Singapore and find out how Afterwords highlights the longevity of the written word and how wastepaper can be recycled creatively to form new works.
Special thanks to the National Library Board for hosting the Afterwords Travelling Exhibition.
|National Library||Level 8 Promenade||12 April to 31 May 2021|
|Jurong Regional Library||Level 1, 1C||1 June to 30 June 2021|
|Ang Mo Kio Public Library||Level 2, Exhibition Space||1 July to 31 July 2021|
|Clementi Public Library||Library Central||1 August to 4 September 2021|
|Cheng San Public Library||Level 3 Foyer||5 September to 30 September 2021|
|Bedok Public Library||Level 3 Foyer||1 October to 30 October 2021|
|Toa Payoh Public Library||Level 1||1 November to 30 November 2021|
|Woodlands Regional Library||Level 1||1 December to 31 December 2021|
|Geylang East Public Library||Level 1||2 January 2022 to 31 January 2022|
*A traditional Japanese haiku is a three-line poem with a total of seventeen syllables. Typically, every first line of a haiku has 5 syllables, the second line has 7 syllables, and the third has 5 syllables.
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