Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of February 22-23

This weekend, immerse yourself in the arts. Choose from a plethora of workshops, talks and exhibitions. More details below:

1. Watercolour Workshop By Tamtoule - Ocean's animals

Photo courtesy: Watercolour workshop by Tamtoule
Photo courtesy: Watercolour workshop by Tamtoule

This introductory workshop teaches you the joy of using watercolour to create your art pieces and gives you the opportunity to meet new people! Learn the basics of watercolour and express your creativity.

In this three-hour workshop, you will discover watercolour tools, learn the basic techniques and create your own ocean animals.

When: February 22
Where: 11A Club Street
Entry: SGD 25

2. Parasite: What is Bong Joon-Ho telling us about Inequality?

Photo courtesy: YouTube
Photo courtesy: YouTube

Founded earlier this year, The Philosophy of Life is a group invested in making philosophy practical, simple and fun for all Singaporeans to learn.

In this pop culture meetup, the group shall explore inequality in the context of the Oscar-winning film “Parasite” by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho. Look forward to an exciting discussion on the morality of capitalism and the dilemmas of “Robin Hood” ethics of stealing from the rich in favour of the poor.

When: February 22
Where: 7 Fraser Street Duo Galleria
Entry: Free

3. Painting with Light | Iswanto Soerjanto

Photo courtesy: Agora Gallery
Photo courtesy: Agora Gallery

Painting with Light, an exhibition by Indonesian artist, Iswanto Soerjanto, is his first solo presentation in Singapore.

Known for his use of camera-less photography as a medium of art-making, Iswanto utilises the principles and the materials of photography but without the presence of the camera as a device to capture the image. 

When: February 22
Where: Mizuma Gallery
Entry: Free

4. Moon Walk: Night Nature and Forest Bathing - a women's gathering

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Photo courtesy: unsplash

Moon Walk is a Singapore night edition nature and forest bathing class for women only. In this open/public class, join Youmin, a pioneer and leading Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide in Singapore, to explore and connect with nature and night restfully. Under the midnight blue sky, embrace your natural rhythms, to nourish and honour one another, to re-connect with Earth and all of nature.

When: February 23
Where: Gardens by the Bay
Entry: SGD 67.62

5. Terrazzo Coasters with Play Retreat

Photo courtesy: Play Retreat
Photo courtesy: Play Retreat

Intrigued by mosaic patterns and colours? Create your own terrazzo coasters out of coloured jesmonite! You will also learn how to properly sand and finish your creations for a polished look.

When: February 22
Where: Play Retreat 
Entry: SGD 85

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