NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


Singapore’s national performing arts centre, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay has opened for applications for its inaugural Artistic Research residency. Artists, curators, programmers, writers, researchers and practitioners across all disciplines in the performing arts are invited to apply. The residency offers two types of support: Artist-in-Residence and Researcher-in-Residence. Artists-in-Residence

Nominated MP Terence Ho, Executive Director of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, has issued a call for the transfer of art institutions such as Lasalle College of the Arts and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Nafa) into fully-fledged art universities. Mr Ho said: “As an aspiring arts nation, I believe we

The topic of ‘poverty’ in Singapore is often met with surprise. The tiny island-nation with a population of roughly 5 million has often been described as wealthy and prosperous. Poverty in Singapore is thus not recognised by homeless people living on the streets. Rather, the poor

I’m writing in the weeks following the end of Singapore Art Week 2018, and the full schedule of exhibition tours and meetings with international museum, gallery and education professionals it marked at the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore. The ICA Singapore is the curatorial division of Lasalle College of the

Minister for the Arts Mitch Fifield has announced new Australian members to the Australian-Singapore Arts Groups, established in May to drive cultural change and cooperation. . .