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Grounding Commonalities

Mayang, Muhd Masyfu, Nafsiah Mohamad, Nur Syazana, Rusydan Norr, Sarah Nadia

Group Exhibition

24 Jun - 3 July 2022
12 - 6pm
Artist Talk: 2 July, 2 - 3pm
Closed on Mondays

As part of Apad’s 60th anniversary, Grounding Commonalities presents works by 6 member-artists exploring on themes that are rooted in the notion “saudara”, on kinships, relations and binding ties. The exhibition space at HEARTH is regarded as a testing site on the efforts of grounding commonalities. These efforts are reflective from the individualistic artworks and through the artists-directed exhibition-making process, that will allow cohesiveness and compassion among the artists.
Grounding Commonalities ensues after the exhibition Bridging Through the Age: An Intergenerational Collaborative Exhibition ( which took place earlier this year in its attempt to address the on-going issues of bridging the generational gap in the association. In return, Grounding Commonalities addresses the attempt at filling the gaps through explorations on the nature of kinship and relations that bind the association.

About the Artist(s)

Angkatan Pelukis Aneka Daya (APAD) or Association of Artists of Various Resources is a non-profit art association of Malay artists in Singapore. It aims to promote the development and appreciation of visual arts, encourage its members in their artistic talents and contribute to the local art scene.
APAD was formed in the 1962 with 60 founding members, led by the late Abdul Ghani Hamid. Founding members include S. Mohdir, Suri Mohyani, Rohani Ismail, Hamidah Suhaimi, among others.
ACTION series of art exhibition was first introduced in 1990. Since then, there were follow up in 1991, 1994, 2006 and 2010. The exhibition is Apad’s commitment to recognise the practices of the emerging Malay artists-members between the age 16-40.
To-date, APAD has 56 members and has organised 51 visual art exhibitions.

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