Arts and Culture Research Symposium

The NAC organised the Arts and Culture Research Symposium at One Farrer Hotel and Spa on 31 March 2017. The objective of the symposium was to provide a platform for arts research in Singapore to be presented, create awareness of the diversity of arts research in Singapore, and to encourage arts research by providing an opportunity for arts practitioners and researchers to interact, discuss, and explore ideas.

Event Programme

Session 1: Academic Research on the Arts in Singapore

​Creative Place Making:
Arts and Culture Focused Community Spaces and Their Role in Promoting Community Building, Social Interaction, and Encouraging Arts Participation
Dr Cho Im Sik
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture
National University of Singapore (NUS)

Arts Education:
Arts Education Research: Thinking and Feeling for the Future​
Dr Charlene Rajendran
Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts National Institute of Education (NIE)​

​Session 3: Arts and Practice Based Research in Singapore

Music/al Narratives; Some Considered Reflections​
Dr Eugene Dairianathan
Associate Professor Head, Visual and Performing Arts
National Institute of Education

Shifting Paradigms for 21st Century Dance Research: Singapore and the Asia Pacific​
Dr Stephanie Burridge 
Adjunct Faculty, School of Social Sciences
​Singapore Management University


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