Artist Talk | Smithereens: In Dialogue with Lee Bul and Xiaoyu Weng

4 November 2023
3.00PM – 4.00PM

Dive into the minds behind the extraordinary works on show and hear from the artist herself, in this special conversation between Lee Bul and curator Xiaoyu Weng.

Reserve your seat to this Opening Day exclusive, and unravel the fine lines that distinguish nature/ culture, human/ machine and utopia/ dystopia – thematic concerns which fuelled both the artist’s and curator’s collaborations at STPI.

This is a free event. Secure your seat for this insightful dialogue here!

Please arrive at STPI Gallery on time. Reserved seats not taken by 3.15PM will be released to walk-in attendees.


Paid workshop

Reduction Screenprinting Class

11 November, 25 November and 2 December 2023
10.00AM – 1.00PM or 3.00PM – 6.00PM

Delve into the world of reduction screenprinting with us! Explore layers of colours and painterly textures, creating depth and complexity within your print. 

Be inspired by Lee Bul’s STPI works and top off your masterpiece with a layer of foiling, adding a reflective sheen.

In this workshop, you will be screenprinting on wood, ensuring the longevity of your prints. You will be able to take home 3-5 prints at the end of the session. 

Click here to sign up today!

Learning Takeaways
– Master the technical aspects of screen preparation
– Understand how the mesh count of the screen affects the final image
– Develop hands-on skills, such as applying screen filler, registering the screen for printing, and pulling prints


arty afternoon

Arty Afternoon | Layered Impressions: Monotype Pull and String Plays

26 November and 17 December 2023
11.00AM – 4.00PM

Not sure what to do on the weekends? Spend an Arty Afternoon with us at STPI Gallery!

Join us in discovering the magic of monotype printing, using just ink and tape to create layered, colourful designs. Top it off with string pulling for a one-of-a-kind touch to your prints.

All ages are welcome to experience the joy of printmaking in this free, drop-in event! You will be able to bring all your creations home at the end of the session.


Film Screenings

Evening Tour + Film Friday! | The Abyss (1989)

8 December 2023
6.00PM – 9.00PM

Fill your Friday evening with a special line-up of programmes at STPI!

Start off with a guided tour of Lee Bul: Prints, led by our friendly docents. Gain insight into Lee Bul’s latest series of works at STPI, and find out how they tie in to the artist’s extensive, decades-long practice. All of our tours include an exclusive look into our Creative Workshop, where the artist collaborated closely with our expert print- and papermakers during her residency.

After the tour, sit back and relax with an exciting screening of The Abyss, an Oscar-winning epic adventure film directed by James Cameron, director of Titanic, Avatar and more. Follow a team of civilian divers and Navy SEALs to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, as they attempt to retrieve a sunken nuclear submarine.

Enjoy a complimentary bag of popcorn when you register your interest here today!

This film is rated PG13 for language and scenes of action. Parental guidance is advised for children aged below 13.

This is a free event. Walk-in attendees are welcomed.

Film stills courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. ©️ 1989 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.


Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Evening Tours | Lee Bul: Prints

November and December 2023
Various Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 

Want to find out more about Lee Bul’s latest series of works at STPI, but not sure where to start? 

Join our expert docents for a guided tour that will unravel the intricacies of the artist’s prints. Gain insight into Lee’s unique vision and understand how the artist’s series of STPI works relates to her extensive oeuvre.

Our guided tours include an exclusive look into our Creative Workshop, where Lee Bul collaborated closely with our in-house print and paper experts during her residency. 

Guided tours at STPI are free of charge. Register your interest here!


Special Publication! | PRINT / PAPER UNLIMITED

Click here to pre-order your copy today!

In commemoration of its 21st Anniversary, STPI is publishing a seminal book titled PRINT / PAPER UNLIMITED — a rich collection of essays, interviews, and anecdotes from past visiting artists, renowned curators, passionate collectors, and other significant figures in the international art scene.

Their voices and contribution highlight the depth and scale of STPI’s indelible mark on the contemporary art landscape in Singapore, regionally in Southeast Asia, and around the world.

Activity Kits

LAUNCHED! | Print City: A Print Explorer’s Guidebook

STPI is pleased to present Print City, an illustrated guide to printmaking and papermaking. In a collection of 10 whimsical art projects, Rolly the Print City Guide leads the way to fantastical destinations: from the Turtle Racing Arena to the Print Zoo and across the Field of Rainbow Houses, Rolly leads us to discover the wondrous craft of printmaking and create a treasure trove of art pieces along the way.

Get your hands on a copy of Print City now!

Now Available on The Corner Shop I Do Ho Suh: Works on Paper at STPI

Do Ho Suh: Works on Paper at STPI is a survey of the Seoul-born, London-based artist’s extraordinary body of work created during his multiple residencies with STPI since 2009. The A3-sized book contains over 200 highly detailed illustrations, two illuminating essays by Allegra Pesenti and Sarah Suzuki, as well as an intimate reflection by Suh himself in conversation with Martin Coomer.

Now Available at STPI Corner Shop. Click to find out more.