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Norm Black: Before

Norm Black is the name of my exhibition at Mettlework Art Space, from September 3-6, 2015. I will be showing a VR short film created with Hiverlab, a virtual gallery created with Eugene Soh and involving 40 artists and writers, a conceptual piece with kuehs and black and white prints of Tiong Bahru. I will …

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urban night drama

Stephen Black exhibition at Mettle Works Art Space

September 3, 4, 5 and 6… at Mettlework What’s in store: Beach Road, a pioneering VR movie will be shown. Beach Road is a co-production between hiverlab and Stephen Black. SPOKEN will be projected live. Taste, Trial and Error: the kuehs are back! Tiong Bahru prints: black and white lens based artworks. Details soon to …

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Postmodern comedy and social commentary


TAKE 1 Gerald Leow, Artcore Punks, Shaiful Zerox and Stephen Black joined forces to create the installation, community art project/temporary gallery known as Foreign Love Club. The image is from one of the works presented. Our Facebook page. The formula: Gerald Leow, band logos as starting points. + Shaiful Zerox, man of mystery and loud …


drumstick and cymbal

Pecha Kucha Notes

The following slides were presented in Singapore at a Pecha Kucha night held at Canvas on July 15, 2015. I would like to thank Jon Seigel and all of the Pecha Kucha team for giving me the opportunity to talk about what I do. I value your time. The next slide has three great ideas/tips. …

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Unlocking With Ears

UNLOCKING WITH EARS an exhibition event by Stephen Black Dates (to be confirmed): Summer 2015 Venue: Museum of Independent Music 1B Aliwal Street, Chenn Leon Building Tel: 8607 3534 https://www.facebook.com/moimsg Admission:4$ Description: Unlocking With Ears, will be an interactive experiment with VR/AR, as well as a workshop for moviemaking, sound production, poetry and writing. There will …

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a man wearing a diving mask and tank on stage

A Star is Born or Something

I’m huffing and puffing and carrying a large ironing board. I still have tons of things to do. One is to print out 60 copies of the show sequence. After that I have to attach cardboard fins to the ironing board and cover it all with aluminum foil. I need to make jaws out of paper plates …

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Tiong Bahru: no more already

I would probably go see Stephen Black at the 2015 Singapore Writers Festival

A Facebook event page has been created. If you would like to see SB at the 2015 Singapore Writers Festival, check out this page. THANKS The Singapore literary scene is very small but dynamic. The National Book Development Council, the Arts Council,the National Heritage Board, the Economic Development Board, the Singapore Memory Project and other …

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3how (music/improvisation/art/Singapore)

Click here to listen to tracks from The Riverwalk Session CD by 3how. Hello…yes, the administration/digital paperwork is nonstop. There are 3how posts scattered about and I will eventually condense them here… eventually. Here are some 3how videos.   A small post, the first about 3how. 3how biography More of a conceptual idea than a band, 3how …

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SPOKEN: Musical portraits of artists

To see all posts related to SPOKEN, click here. The following is free-association as portraiture, as well as a way to give some ideas to Tommy J, the musician who is creating a soundscape for SPOKEN. SPOKEN, by Eugene Soh and Stephen Black,  is a virtual art exhibition/text project curated by Helium. Learn more about …

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