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In The Singapore Writer's Festival 09' - The Opening Day
Published on 19 Nov 2009


Eriko conducted a bookmaking workshop for a part of the opening events at The Singapore Writer's Festival 09'. Her 5 book works were exhibited in LIVING ROOM, The Arts House.


The Unidentified Lighting Object Exhibition 09
Published on 11 Nov 2009


was held on at level 2 of IKEA Tampines from 23rd-31st October.
Eriko participated in the lighting project.

You may see the details of the event via the following link,
http://whenlightswork.blogspot.com/


BLACK IS NOT THE DARKEST COLOR - reduced price
Published on 5 Sep 2009


The limited/numbered exhibition catalogue for the show,"Black is not the darkest color" is now $20 at LA LIBRERIA. Only a few stocks in the store!

**The paintings by Jon Chan, Jeremy Sharma, Sia Joo Hiang, Ian Woo and Milenko Prvacki were exhibited in LA LIBRERIA space in March, 2007.


the sky i wish to share with you
Published on 5 Sep 2009


by han

is now available at LA LIBRERIA.

:::Press Release:::

budding artist publish his collection of postcards for his loved one

for his loved one, han record and post moments and experiences of his life with photographic images and texts on limited edition self-made postcards from 2005 to 2007. the sky i wish to share with you book is a collection of artwork, in the form of a series of 37 selected postcards and one selected installation proposal resulting from han’s unrequited longing. scenes of encounters shot by the artist, sometimes accompanied with notes, served as a way to share moments which the artist could not bring to his loved one.

book preface
title. the sky i wish to share with you
book. 128 pages / smyth sewn bind / paperback / 210 x 148 x 15 mm / 500 sign copies
concept / photography. han
editor. Brendan Goh
commentaries. Willie Koh & Lim Fong Wei
publisher. yesterday was great
distributor. Select Books Pte. Ltd
PR. rubix cube communications
languages. English, Chinese
ISBN. 978-981-08-3356-5
suggested retail price. S$38
retail outlets Antalis, Ayslum, Basheer Graphics Books, Black Market
Casual Poet, Cat Socrates, Cinema, Earshot, "LA LIBRERIA", Objectifs
Polymath & Crust, Post Museum, Select Books, Strangelets
and 2902 Gallery
book launch. September 9th, 2009 0800pm at Polymath & Crust
86, Club Street
book sharing. September 12th, 2009 0300pm at Cat Socrates
03-39B, Bras Basah Complex
website. http://tsiwtswy.tanhaihan.com
contact person. han, +65 97770822, han@tanhaihan.com

about the book
the sky i wish to share with you is a collection of artwork, in the form of a series of postcards, several installations
and a short film, resulting from han’s unrequited longing. scenes of encounters shot by the artist, sometimes
accompanied with notes, served as a way to share moments which the artist could not bring to his loved one. as
interplays of real and simulated sites conjure up familiar cinematic states, this project begins his response to the
speed of contemporary society; a mediation of his need for nostalgic emotional experiences.

about the artist
han 􀯠􀖂􂄟
Singapore-born han grew up in Kuching, Malaysia, where the different pace of life attuned him to the neglected and
forgotten in contemporary society.Recording these on negatives, he recreates them in his art. As a documentary
photographer, he has been archiving the work of artists since 2003, and contributing to a variety of publications and
periodicals including Singapore Architect and d + a. han was also a colour supervisor and still photographer of two
of Sherman Ong’s films, Flood and Drought. The artist proof of the sky i wish to share with you was recently
featured in the Singapore International Photography Festival at Gallery 2902 in October 2008, and his joint
documentary, Protecting you & yours 24/7 with Ray Chua and Chan Bin Kan of the Certis Cisco auxiliary police
was featured in the National Museum of Singapore in November 2008

about the editor
Brendan Goh 􄬗􀹎􀲛
Brendan is plagued by pregnant pauses about what he does, often finding it difficult to describe his practice, which
encompasses a smorgasbord of interests as diverse as editing, writing, making art, designing, and curating, often in
collaboration with others. Through these activities, he employs creative processes to address his concerns,
engendering different perspectives along the way.
Goh spent his formative years in Singapore at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, before moving on to graduate
from the LASALLE College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Arts in 2007. Goh majored in Sculpture, but was noted to
spend most of his time outside the studio, fascinated with words, people and spaces, much to the consternation of his
lecturers. Goh is a contributor to several artist publications, and despite confessing to his pastime of participating in
gossip in Preoccupations: Things artists do anyway, Goh is a self-confessed sybarite whose other pursuits include
epicurean culinary escapades, reading and swimming. He still nurtures his love of many, however.
www.seed.sg

about the commentators
Willie Koh 􀚐􀒘􁀷 (English commentaries)
Willie is a curator and project manager at FARM, a design collective that nurtures creative talents in Singapore.
Formally trained in architecture at the National University of Singapore, and later, in filmmaking at Ngee Ann
Polytechnic, Singapore, Koh enjoys straddling different realms as a writer, director and editor. He has screened his
work internationally, including in Hong Kong, Brisbane, Hungary and Rotterdam. In 2006, he represented Singapore
in the Nokia-Discovery Channel Mobile Filmmakers Award South East Asia. He had a collaborative piece,
Everytime we say goodbye with artist Tang Ling Nah in the 2nd Singapore Biennale 2008.
willie@farm.sg
Lim Fong Wei 􀾛􀹍􀺿 (Chinese commentaries & translation to English text)
Wei is a film graduate of Boston University. Two of his shorts, Dry and The Thief’s Journal were screened at the
Harvard Film Archive. Dry, a subversive experimental film about failed human connection was awarded the
Redstone Film Festival’s Honorable Mention Award. Wei sat on the Jury panel of the 19th Singapore International
Film Festival in 2006. He was also one of committee board members of the Singapore Film Commission from 1999
to 2001. In 2002, Wei collaborated with the Singapore Lomo Embassy in their second photo exhibition While You
Sleep. Wei is currently a feature senior correspondent for the largest Chinese daily paper in Singapore Lianhe
Zaobao􀊢􀧳􀟹􀫣􀐑􀊣. His topics ranges from design, architecture, youth culture, trend, manga, anime, and film.
limfongwei@gmail.com

about the collaborators
Select Books (distributors + retail outlet)
Select Books is an independent bookshop in Singapore specializing in Southeast Asian titles. It was set up in 1976
by a small group of friends consisting of a librarian, an architect, a journalist and an academic. We shared one
common interest - a love of books - and one common vision - to make available a wide variety of publications on
Southeast Asia to a wider audience. We also sought to promote books written by Southeast Asians. Over the years,
we sourced extensively for publications and have built up a comprehensive and in-depth collection of books and
journals relating to the region.
Tanglin Shopping Centre #03-15
www.selectbooks.com.sg
P O L Y M A T H & C R U S T (book launch + retail outlet)
Polymath & Crust is an independent bookshop (sister of BooksActually)
that specializes in non-fiction; nature and science.
We publish books under our imprint Math Paper Press.
We also hand-stitch notebooks and call ourselves Birds & Co.
86 Club Street
www.booksactually.com
Cat Socrates􀀁􀷊􀛬􀦘􀖸􀪭􀀁􀀉book sharing + retail outlet)
Cat Socrates is an independent bookshop & cafe that specializes in Chinese Literature.
We also carries a variety of sketchbooks & tin toys.
03-39B Bras Basah Complex
www.catsocrates.com.sg


New Album - ALBATROSS
Published on 19 Feb 2009


LA LIBRERIA is pleased to present Jeremy's new album, ALBATROSS.
Please check out his acoustic sound.
Jeremy Sharma is a musician, a painter and an educator.


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