Arts guide: Sept 23 to 29
AL MURRAY’S THE ONLY WAY IS EPIC. The new stand-up show from the multi-award-winning British comedian, aka Britain’s “most irrepressible innkeeper”. Sept 27, 8pm, Kallang Theatre. Tickets from S$58 to S$108 at Sistic.
FLOWERY WORLD II. Singaporean artist Ling Yang Chang’s second of the series sees him moving from abstract forms of flowers to more representational ones set in a still life environment. Sept 26 to Oct 6, 2pm to 8pm, Utterly Art, 20B Mosque Street. By appointment at 9487 2006.
RIEL HILARIO: POSSIBLE FULL BODY APPARITIONS. The Filipino artist’s show echoes the impression of a harbour with sculptures appearing to defend a fort. Until Oct 13, 11am to 7pm, The Drawing Room, Gillman Barracks, 5 Lock Road. Free admission.
ELAINE NAVAS & YASMIN SISON: MONOGASHI. Two female Filipino artists’ paintings of flooded kitchens and opened refrigerators echo the idea of Monogashi, a Japanese term referring to a pathos to ephemeral things. Until Oct 13, noon to 7pm, Silverlens, Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road. Free admission.
QIU JIE: SOLO EXHIBITION. On exhibit are 30 of the Switzerland-based Chinese artist Qiu Jie’s latest works. In his pencil drawings, he confronts the history of Chinese society with contemporary Western popular culture. Until Oct 26, 11am to 7pm, Art Plural Gallery, 38 Armenian Street. Free admission.