Playing With & For The Community
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: http://www.facebook.com/groups/WEYASCYA/