Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore

Publications

The Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore’s publications include catalogues published to accompany solo and group exhibitions, journals, art criticism, theory and history, and highlights of the LASALLE College of the Arts Collection.

A full list of our publications can be downloaded here.

Most publications are available for sale. For more information, please contact
Ramesh Narayanan, Assistant Manager (Operations):
ramesh.narayanan@lasalle.edu.sg or +65 6496 5134.

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  • Art Criticism and Theory
  • Exhibition and Collection Catalogues
  • Journals
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2015

RENDEZ-VOUS

Published by Association Rendez-vous, la jeune création contemporaine to accompany the group exhibition Rendez-vous, including Lina Adam, Mathilde Barrio Nuevo, Sophie Bonnet-Pourpet, Thibault Brunet, Chun Kaifeng, Jean-Alain Corre, Hasan and Husain Essop, Dan Finsel, André Fortino, Joo Choon Lin, Nikita Kadan, Karim Kal, Paula Krause, Charles Lim, Guillaume Louot, Lu Yang, Angelica Mesiti, Paribartana Mohanty, Nicolas Momein, Nelly Monnier, Sherman Ong, İz Öztat, Ruben Pang, Part-time Suite and Mathilde du Sordet, at the ICA Singapore
Foreword by Bala Starr
Texts by Valérie Cazin, Judicaël Lavrador, Jacqueline Millner, Kathrin Oberrauch, Melanie Pocock, Hugo Pernet and Bala Starr
Artists’ statements by Mathilde Barrio Nuevo, Sophie Bonnet-Pourpet, Jean-Alain Corre, Hasan and Husain Essop, Dan Finsel, André Fortino, Joo Choon Lin, Karim Kal, Paula Krause, Guillaume Louot, Paribartana Mohanty, Nicolas Momein, Sherman Ong, İz Öztat, Ruben Pang and Part-time Suite
Biographical information
Catalogue of works in the exhibition
Softback, 120 pages, 29.8 x 21.1 cm, 153 illus. (colour), no identifier
Archive copies only

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2015

ARTISTS IMAGINE A NATION: SG50. PICTURES OF PEOPLE AND PLACES FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF KOH SEOW CHUAN AND FRIENDS

Published to accompany the group exhibition Artists imagine a nation: SG50.Pictures of people and places from the collections of Koh Seow Chuan and friends, including Abdullah Ariff, Boo Sze Yang, Chen Cheng Mei (aka Tan Seah Boey), Chen Shou Soo, Chen Wen Hsi, Cheong Soo Pieng, Chia Yu Chian, Chng Seok Tin, Choo Keng Kwang, Chuah Thean Teng, Chua Mia Tee, Foo Chee San, Ho Khay Beng, Khaw Sia, Koeh Sia Yong, Kuo Ju Ping, Lee Boon Wang, Lee Cheng Yong, Lim Mu Hue, Lim Tze Peng, Mohammad Din Mohammad, Ng Eng Teng, Ong Kim Seng, Tumadi Patri, Phua Cheng Phue, Anthony Poon, Seah Kim Joo, Tang Da Wu, Tay Bak Koi, Tay Boon Pin, Teo Eng Seng, Tong Chin Sye, Wee Beng Chong, Wong Shih Yaw, Yeh Chi Wei and Yong Mun Sen, at the ICA Singapore
Foreword by Bala Starr
Essay by Teo Hui Min
Biographical information
Catalogue of works in the exhibition
Hardback, 137 pages, 29.7 x 23 cm, 95 illus. (colour), ISBN 978-981-09-4635-7
Stock level: low

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2014

MODERN LOVE: LASALLE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

Published to accompany the group exhibition Modern love: LASALLE thirtieth anniversary exhibition, including Ahmad Abu Bakar, Lina Adam, Jon Chan, Choy Ka Fai, Chua Chye Teck, Amanda Heng, Jeremy Hiah, Djohan Johari, Godwin Koay, Zai Kuning, Jane Lee, Lee Wen, Vincent Leow, Justin Lim, Zulkifle Mahmood, mohamadriduan, Donna Ong, Ruben Pang, Phan Thao Nguyen, PHUNK, Ana Prvački, Rizman Putra, Shubigi Rao, Zaki Razak, anGie Seah, Jeremy Sharma, Shirley Soh, Speak Cryptic, Melissa Tan and Suzann Victor, at the ICA Singapore
Introduction by Bala Starr and Khairuddin Hori
Biographical information
Catalogue of works in the exhibition
Softback, 24 pages, 21 x 14.8 cm, 2 illus. (colour), no identifier
Stock level: low

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2014

COUNTERSHADOWS (TACTICS IN EVASION)

Published to accompany the group exhibition Countershadows (tactics in evasion), including Heman Chong, Tamares Goh, Ho Rui An, Sai Hua Kuan, Jeremy Sharma, Tan Peiling, and Robert Zhao Renhui (The Institute of Critical Zoologists), at the ICA Singapore
Foreword by Bala Starr
Essay by Melanie Pocock
Biographical information
Softback, 40 pages, 24 x 18 cm, 16 illus. (colour), ISBN 978-981-09-2036-4
Archive copies only

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2014

THE BEACH THAT NEVER WAS

Published to accompany the group exhibition The beach that never was, including Juka Araikawa, Stephanie Jane Burt, Joshua Callaghan, Mike HJ Chang, Hirofumi Isoya, Josh Miller, Krister Olsson, Pimeriko, Ryo Shimizu and Mark Thia, at the ICA Singapore
Introduction by Juka Araikawa, Mike HJ Chang and Krister Olsson
Texts by Mike HJ Chang, Kathleen Ditzig, John Freeman, Doug Harvey, Diana Nawi, Pimeriko, Ryo Shimizu and Darryl Wee
Biographical information
Softback, 20 pages, 30 x 21 cm, 17 illus. (colour), ISBN 978-981-09-1596-4
Stock level: low

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2014

SOUND: LATITUDES AND ATTITUDES

Published to accompany the group exhibition SOUND: Latitudes and attitudes, including Song-Ming Ang, George Chua, Gulayu Arkestra, Joyce Koh, Kai Lam, Mohamad Riduan, Darren Ng, The Observatory, Joel Ong, Ong Kian-Peng, Brian O’Reilly, Shaun Sankaran, Dennis Tan, Evan Tan, Zai Tang, Mark Wong and Zul Mahmod, at the ICA Singapore 
Foreword by Bala Starr
Essays by Charles Merewether, Joleen Loh, Ian Woo and Chong Li-Chuan 
Joyce Koh in conversation with Bani Haykal
Zul Mahmod in conversation with Bani Haykal
Artists’ statements by Song-Ming Ang, George Chua, Gulayu Arkestra, Joyce Koh, Kai Lam, Mohamad Riduan, Darren Ng, The Observatory, Joel Ong, Ong Kian-Peng, Brian O’Reilly, Shaun Sankaran, Dennis Tan, Evan Tan, Zai Tang, Mark Wong and Zul Mahmod
Biographical information
Softback, 104 pages, 25 x 18 cm, 56 illus. (chiefly colour),
ISBN 978-981-07-9067-7
Archive copies only

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2014

GLOSSARY, VOL. 2

Edited by Charles Merewether
Essays by Kent Chan, Lawrence Chin, Dana Lam, Urich Lau, Joleen Loh, Viviana Mejia, Grace Samboh, Silke Schmickl, Adele Tan, Charmaine Toh, Emily Wills, Ian Woo, Yasser Suratman and Yow Siew Kah
Jeremy Sharma in conversation with Ian Woo
Softback, 72 pages, 24 x 17 cm, 88 illus. (colour), ISSN 2251-3272
Archive copies only

Settling 2013
2013

SETTLING

Published to accompany the group exhibition Settling, including Yu Ji and Zhao Chuan, at the ICA Singapore
Essay by Charles Merewether
Texts by Zhao Chuan Conversation between Yu Ji and Zhao Chuan
Softback, 36 pages, 21 x 15 cm, 8 illus. (colour), no identifier
Archive copies only

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