Scenic World: A solo exhibition by Agus Suwage

Mizuma Gallery is pleased to announce Scenic World, a solo exhibition by Agus Suwage, curated by Tan Siuli.

Scenic World is Agus Suwage’s first solo presentation in Singapore since his 2009 exhibition at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute. A nod to Suwage’s love for music and jamming sessions in his studio, the exhibition takes its title from a song by indie band Beirut, which Suwage has also covered together with friends from the art world.

Scenic World presents a sweeping survey of history and humanity. The tragi-comedy of human life unfolds over a triptych of cinematic grandeur, but equally present are smaller moments of everyday life and minor episodes composed from archival materials, showcasing Suwage’s deft draughtsmanship. No exhibition of Suwage’s oeuvre would be complete without his self-portraits, which the artist has consistently utilized as a medium for self- reflexivity, and a vehicle for socio-political commentary. Scenic World, like its musical counterpart, is by turns mellow, melancholy, and ironic, but also tinged with moments of beauty and longing – the vast panorama of human existence.

Scenic World will run from 4 August to 17 September 2023 at Mizuma Gallery, 22 Lock Road #01-34 Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108939. The gallery will open from 11am-7pm on Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 11am-6pm on Sundays. The gallery will be closed on Mondays and Public Holidays. In conjunction with the launch of the exhibition, a vernissage in the presence of the artist and the curator will be held on Friday, 4 August 2023, from 5pm to 7pm. A digital publication with images of the artworks and a text by Tan Siuli will be available.

Mizuma Gallery
22 Lock Road, #01-34 Gillman Bararcks, Singapore 108939
+65 6570 2505

Opening hours:

Tue–Sat: 11am–7pm
Sun: 11am–6pm
Closed on Mon & PH