Gallery & Co. seeks to democratise art and design through collaborations with Singaporean and international brands, artists and designers. The Artist Project invites a diverse mix of creative talents across the fields of art, graphic design and illustration to craft a visual response to a given theme.
“Siapa Nama Kamu?” or, “What is your name?” in Malay, is the title of the inaugural exhibition at the DBS Singapore Gallery. As the history of art in Singapore moves towards the future, it becomes clear that this story is hardly finished.
The products in this first exclusive capsule collaboration are usable and wearable forms of art created by artists and designers as a contemporary take on what Singapore means to them.
About the Artist
Boutique design, advertising and interactive agency. In an industry dominated by MNCs, we take pride in being fully independent. Ours is a story of local people having the courage to dream the impossible: that a small country like Singapore is capable of producing talent that can take on the world.
Rationale: Welcome to Singapore
Singapore may seem pretty straightforward on the surface — we are, after all, a country of only 716.1 square kilometres — but there’s so much more to us. This series attempts to answer questions visitors often ask about us and our behaviour. While our quirks may seem bizarre to others, they are what makes Singapore, Singapore. We’re proud and we’ll be loud about it.
44 x 41 x 7 cm Handle height: 27cm Cotton canvas material