Uniquely Singapore , I Light Marina Bay Singapore will end this weekend 1st April 2012 . For locals in Singapore and tourists , do not miss this Light Art festival held at Marina Bay water front . Admission is free and its from 7:30pm to 11:00pm
Uniquely Singapore | I Light Marina Bay Singapore festival
The 1st light festival was held 2 years ago in 2010 . This year we have close to 30 participants both local and foreign , in the festival . The theme this year is “Light Meets Asia” . Here is some information about the I Light Marina Bay Singapore festival and its participants
I light Marina Bay Singapore | Participants
Here are some photos from “Key Frames” from Groupe Laps , France featuring their 20 stick-man figures coming to live in a choreographed display of light and sound . You get to see the stick-man doing somersaults along with a fight sequence involving 2 stick-man . There is a lot of dance routine executed by the stick-man or stick-men
Here is another art piece from Tay Swee Liong from Singapore titled “Illumination Disorders” . Swee Liong’s sculpture is based on floral forms from ‘recycled material’ .
Next from Uniquely Singapore we have “Garden of Light” by Hexogon Solutions , also from Singapore . Featuring 3D animation , this artist project the work onto the Singapore ArtScience Museum . Colourful flowers and butterflies light up the iconic museum
We have “Fancy Lightweight” by Cornelia Erdmann from HongKong with the coloured LEDs wires dangling to create a fan-like art .
Next exhibit we have Singapore Industrial Designer Olivia Lee , who graduated from the UK’s Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design in 2008 with first class honours . She has since established herself on the international scene , working in multiple areas of design on both personal projects as well as a range of commercial design work for brands such as Proctor and Gamble , Tefal and Swarovski .
The title of her work is “Flow” and it comprise of series of vertical axis wind turbines connected to built-in energy efficient LEDS . It is designed to harness wind energy to generate light . Visitors can also turn the turbines by hand which converts kinetic energy to light .
We have an interesting creature at I light Marina Bay Singapore here , a squid , but spelled 5QU1D . Ryf Zaini , Singapore is an Engineering graduate from Temasek Polytechnic . His interest in art led him to the La Salle College of the Arts where he graduated with a diploma in Interactive Media and Media arts . 5QU1D is a hybrid squid-like creature embedded with blinking lights .
The Gate by Li Hui of China is a very unique exhibit with hundreds of laser beams from a doorway frame which create a symbolic sensation of passage to the path of enlightenment
Uniquely Singapore | I Light Marina Bay Singapore at the water front
Noticed the wonderful and uniquely Singapore night scene around Marina Bay Singapore . Louis Vuitton shop , the Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore river
Uniquely Singapore | Marina Bay Sands Light and Water Spectacular Show
Finished off I Light Marina Bay Singapore by being entertained by the award winning Wonder Full , which is a 13 minute performance with Laser , Light and water movement every night at the Marina Bay Sands . Wonder Full is about humanity and it leads audiences on a journey of life and its innocence , wonder , change , love and commitments , uniquely Singapore style . In January 2012, Wonder Full was awarded the “Best New Tourist Attraction” in the region at the 25th ASEANTA Awards for Excellence 2012 for its creative design, functionality, harmony with the environment and the overall quality experienced by audiences.
Wonder Full is performed every night at 8pm and 9.30pm (Sunday to Thursday). A third show is added at 11pm on Friday and Saturday. [see full story about Wonder Full here]
At the close of the COE Singapore bidding system yesterday (Wednesday , March 21st 2012) , the COE for Cat B and Open category exceeded SGD$80k . This is the level not seen since 1994 .
COE Singapore | Cat B and Open Category
The COE for bigger cars with more than 1.6 litre engine crossed the SGD$80k mark at the close of tender yesterday . Cat B closed at SGD$82003.00 while the open Cat E category closed at SGD$80101.00 . Here is the latest COE results for all the various categories .
According toindustry sources , the jumped in COE prices in Cat B is possibly due to the backlog of new orders for the luxury brand of vehicles such as the new BMX 3 series and the Lexus GS .
COE Singapore | Cat A prices remain firm
For Cat A category , the COE prices were firmed as some sources cited taxi companies as having as much as 30% of the Cat A bids while others point to the more luxurious European brands such as Mercedes Benz C180 and BMW 1 series , both having the 1600cc engine and also , being a lot more affordable than the Cat B category .
COE Singapore | Reduction in COE quota
Market watchers believe that if the stock market remains buoyant with good economic results , COE prices would remain firm with the expectation of a reduction in COE Singapore quota in Aug 2012 to Jan 2013
Catch Key Frames from Groupe Laps of France at the ilight Marina Bay 2012 , Singapore . Key Frames with their 20 stick-man figures coming to live in a choreographed display of light and sound . Watch the videos here
Welcome to I light Marina Bay . This is Asia’s First and only sustainable Light arts festival . The festival runs from March 9th to April 1st 2012 .
I light Marina Bay | Theme for 2012
I light Marina Bay is the second edition of the festival . The first was in 2010 . This time , the theme is “Light Meets Asia” , and with this theme , the festival provides opportunities for artists to inspire and to create beauty and myth as part of the Asian culture through the creative use of light
There are close to 30 dynamic light art pieces from international and local artists installed at various locations around the Bay. Visitors are able to appreciate and witness these site-specific light art installations designed by artists with the majority of the installations located along the 3.5 km waterfront promenade. A robust programme of entertainment and activities targeted at the public and tourists is planned to complete the visitor experience.
I light Marina Bay | Artists
Some high lights of the events includes “The Garden of lights” by Hexogon Solution , Singapore . The Garden of Light is actually an animated projection using 3D digital mapping technology to light up the ArtScience Museum . The work expresses the beauty of the natural world depicted by butterflies in their journey in a single day .
Then there is “Key Frames” from Groupe LAPS of France . Key Frames is a 20 stick man figures which comes to life in a choreographed display of light and sound
Then we have “Fancy/lightweight” from Cornelia Erdmann of HongKong . Coloured LED wires are strung to create a fan-like shapes with astounding beauty .
We also have “light up” the Merlion by projecting colours onto Singapore’s famous icon , the Merlion . This is the work of Ocubo of Portugal .
There are many more exhibits . Admission is free and so bring along your cameras , tripods and children when the sun sets . It should be a very enjoyable family affair for all