Resources on Artist

Special thanks to Koh Nguang How, Chng Seok Tin’s curator, friend, support, art researcher, art archivist, artist in his own right, for his extensive archive of her art and his photographs.


PUBLICATIONS


Books/Catologues

Singapore Arts Directory
Urban artists:25 years of Singapore Art published by National Museum 1992
Channels & Confluences: A history of Singapore Art Singapore: Singapore Art Museum
Lim, Juliana (17 November 2010). First coffee-table Singapore Art directory on “Singapore Artists”

 

Women Artists In Singapore by Tan, Bridget Tracy

 

Thomas Yeo “Singapore Artists Speak”

Macau Triennial catalogue 2012 – article by Mona Choo on art and printmaking in Singapore in first Macau Printmaking Triennial.


Magazines

Authored by Chng Seok Tin, “Singapore’s Printmakers and their Art”, The Visual Arts: A Quilt of Many Perspectives (Singapore: Very Special Arts Singapore, 1995)

 

Singapore Arts magazine (Bilingual) by Federation of Art Societies (Singapore) – Aug 2014 article, page 84-91.

Asian Art News (Vol. 10, No. 2; Mar/Apr 2000)

Peak Magazine coverage


Newspapers

Various coverage from time to time on her exhibitions.

Publications of her articles as a writer.


LINKS ON ARTISTS


  1. Oral History interview @Archive online of writers on the literary scene:
    Writer Miss Chng Seok Tin
    http://www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/oral_history_interviews/interview/003027
  2. Personalities in Nora (National Online Repository of the Arts)
    http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infopedia/articles/SIP_1385_2008-10-29.html
    Singapore Infopedia – an electronic encyclopedia on Singapore’s history, culture, people and events
  3. http://www.postcolonialweb.org/singapore/arts/painters/chngseoktin/
  4. http://tfcsea.nafa.edu.sg/artist_biography.aspx?id=43
  5. https://www.tribute.sg/rewrite.php?displayname=Chng+Seok+Tin
  6. http://www.biotechnics.org/2chngseoktin.html
  7. http://www.aaa.org.hk/Home/Search?globalKeyword=chng+seok+tin
  8. http://www.expat-advisory.com/articles/southeast-asia/cambodia/rolling-red-dust-bottom-my-heart-chng-seok-tin Review on Rolling Red Dust/Bottom of my Heart
  9. http://news.asiaone.com/news/plush/bronze-works-clouds
  10. http://www.timjeeves.com/Files/Tim%20Jeeves%20-%20%27Another%20country%27.pdf

VIDEOS & PRESENTATION SLIDES


  1. Interview with Chng Seok Tin
    Title:
    Chng Seok Tin, Cultural Medallion Recipient 2005, Visual Arts : [interview]-by Artist Koh, Nguang How in Chinese, duration : 17’ 12”.
    Language:Mandarin
    1 videorecording (17 min., 12 sec.) : sd., col. video/x-msvideo
    Abstract:
    Awarded the Cultural Medallion for Visual Arts in 2005, Chng Seok Tin, the well-known Singapore artist talks about her early interest in art, her education at NAFA, and further art studies abroad, in particular on printmaking, and her visual impairment. She also shared about the people who encouraged her to go on after the setback, and her words of encouragement to others about the unpredictability of life. The video also includes numerous footages of her prolific artworks in the various periods of her life. The 17-minute video was recorded on 25 August 2007, in Mandarin, with English subtitles, as part of the NORA (National Online Repository of the Arts) project.
    All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2009.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfXDBetWR9Y
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eq6GKmVdztw
    The Unyielding Artist – Singaporean of the Day
  3. Chng Seok Tin – Toggle video CNA Beyond Limits – 8 Singapore Women
    http://www.toggle.sg/en/series/beyond-limits-8-singaporean-women-catch-up/ep6/314733 (note: need subscription)
  4. http://www.slideshare.net/arfah3art/journey-of-hope-final-ppt
    Journey of Hope powerpoint by Arfah Rahman, et al.

 

Unachievable Goals
缘木求
2011
Mixed Media
H 178 cm