Singapore Contemporary Young Artists

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THANK YOU! WEYA Artists’ Travelling Fundraiser was a huge success!


WEYA Artists’ Traveling Fundraiser @ 15 Minutes Café, 7 Aug, 1200 – 1900 hrs

 SGD$500 was raised on Aug 7, between 1200- 1900hrs to aid 17 Singaporean artists (WEYA SG Finalists) to World Event Young Artists, as part of the UK Cultural Olympiad.  The fundraiser venue was generously sponsored by 15 minutes café, which comprised of an arts flea as well as performances by local musicians and spoken-word poets.  In addition, the film screening by WEYA Finalists were held at LASALLE College of the Arts.

At the Arts Flea

Special thanks and acknowledgements to the musicians for participating in this fundraiser:  Aya Sekine (Pianist) & Kim Eun Hyung (Violinist), Biddy Low (Electronica),  Patrick Chng & Yee Chang Kang from TypeWriters (Guitars and Vocals), Colin & Bradley Boon (Guitars/Keyboard/Vocals). Their time and effort for this event is greatly appreciated.   We would also like to show our gratitude to our hosts, Ms. Deborah Emmanuel & Jed Senthil K Jivaraju who graciously volunteered for this event.  Lastly,  we are thankful to the artists who generously donated their works for sale to this fundraiser – Benjamin Ziggy Lee, Alif Sufian, Dyn, MichyWitchy, Foo Wen Xin, Kelvin Atmadibrata.

Items for Sale at the Arts Flea

At the film screenings by James Khoo and Ray Pang @ LASALLE College of the Arts & talk moderated by Jed Senthil K Jivaraju (top right) 

Typewriters (left) & Colin + Bradley Boon (right), with Deborah (host, in yellow)

The funds raised will be allocated to freight costs of the artworks. We cannot thank enough of the generous donors who contributed for this cause.  The WEYA Artist Traveling Fundraiser was organised by Singapore Contemporary Young Artists for 17 Artists (WEYA – SG Finalists): 1 performance group (OFFCUFF), 2 spoken-word poets (Marc Nair & Lee Jing Yan), 2 Film makers (James Khoo & Ray Pang) and 11 Visual Artists (Alif Sufian, Benjamin Ziggy Lee,  Foo Wen Xin,  James Khoo,  Jesslin Zhou, Michy Witchy, Dyn, Kamalrule,  Riduan, Shah Rizzal, Tay Questal, Rebecca Wang and Denise Hughes Yap).
For more information about WEYA 2012 and SCYA, please visit:

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Singapore Contemporary Young Artists Project (SCYA) is a non-profit Art Society that highlights Contemporary Art by Young Artists in Singapore through several platforms in exhibitions, websites, talks, workshops & commissioned services. SCYA was initiated by Jacquelyn Soo who is an artist, curator and director for SCYA. SCYA has over 10 members in the society contributing ideas, activities to support the organisation. SCYA represents up to 70 Singaporean/PR Artists in their works. SCYA launched their first project in Nov 2008 with a website collaboration with FIVEFOOTWAY that featured 23 Contemporary Young Artists Portfolios on an interactive website. Since then, SCYA have had several collaborations and events organised with corporations, government institutions, NGOS and education institutions, Please visit our website for more details: Like us on Facebook! Thank you!

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