Event Aliwal Urban Art Festival (#ALIWALUAF2019)
The sixth edition of Aliwal Urban Art Festival is here! Celebrate urbanart and youth subcultures that live on the edge of modern society.Come as you are, and soak in the good vibes –– from graffiti tographic art, skateboarding to dance battles, and more!The annual celebration of Singapore cool, held as part of SingaporeArt Week 2019, will offer opportunities for all to come explore, enjoyand experience various facets of urban art and youth subculturesshowcased during the festival.
Highlights of the carefully-curated programme include:• Dance – Check out a kids’ street dance audition, Radikal ForzeJam 2019 SG Qualifiers dance battle, and special showcases,curated by dt (aka Darren Toh), by the hip-hop dancecommunity.• Urban Art – Spearheaded by RSCLS, check out live graffitipainting in Aliwal Street, as well as an ART IN THE STREETSPop-Up Exhibition. The festival will see the debut of A Sign ofTimes exhibition, as 30 to 40 creatives from the Singaporeurban creative community showcase their re-interpretation ofinstructional metal street signs in celebration of the spirit ofrebellion, quintessential to street culture.• Music – Enjoy a series of Live Music Showcases, curated bySGMUSO, featuring independent bands across genresincluding R&B, math rock, folk pop, hip hop and more.• Workshops – From silversmithing to public drone try-outs andskateboarding, pick up a new skill or share your experienceswith the community.• Lifestyle - From clothes to handcrafted products, discover andbring home merchandises by Singapore’s independent artists.Specially-curated food vendors will keep your hunger pangs atbay.
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