Events
Earl Lu Gallery, LASALLE College of the Arts, 7 pm

Upgrade! Singapore #1 presents an evening with Interactive Art Alumni from LASALLE College of the Arts. Join us, meet people interested in media art, connect and get inspired.

FloodHelmet1Flood Helmet by Ong Kian Peng
Conversation 1 (1)Conversation 1 by Mize
ryf1vest Suicide Vest by Ryf

Ryf
is interested in merging art and technology, and his great concern lies on the notion that technology might be slowly becoming a social burden. His works are an irony and subvert technology in order to provoke situations in which its weaknesses are highlighted. He graduated in 2007 with a 1st Class BA (Hons) Interactive Art from LASALLE College of the Arts.

Mize
portrays New Media Art in the form of installations, often taking art history and art theory into consideration. Currently, he works as Exhibit Designer at the Science Centre Singapore, where he is actively involved in art, science, prototyping, and the design of exhibits. Some of the projects Mize has been involved with range from the Amazing Science-X Challenge (ASXC) 2009 to the Reactable, a unique electronic musical instrument with a multi-touch tangible user interface, the only of its kind displayed in Asia.

Ong Kian Peng is a Singapore born and bred new media artist / designer. His works investigates environmental issues, data visualizations and wearable art. Besides creating artistic projects, he is also working on various commercial projects ranging from application developments and installations. He recently co-founded the Futuract Group, a research led new media studio that focuses on interactive experiences. URL

This event starts at 7 pm and it’s FREE

Lasalle’s campus at 1 McNally Street is located between Short Street and Prinsep Street.

Nearest MRT stations: Little India, Bugis and Dhoby Ghaut