INSTANT: NUSPS X POLAROID ORIGINALS

THE ORIGINAL IS BACK



Instant: NUSPS X Polaroid Originals is the first ever Polaroid event of its kind in Singapore, as well as the first ever collaboration between NUSPS and Polaroid Originals. Through a series of exciting events, the event will celebrate the remarkable art medium that is instant film. Instant aims to capture the magic of Polaroid by sharing the invention that found itself as a cultural phenomenon, celebrated for being at the intersection of art and technology.

EVENTS


22 FEBRUARY


Guided Tour of In an Instant: Polaroid at the Intersection of Art and Technology

National Museum of Singapore

( 5:00pm to 6:00pm )


In allowing people to capture a shared moment and to memorialise it in an instant, Polaroid was arguably perceived as the social network of its time.

Through a wide range of Polaroid artworks and artefacts, this exhibition offers insight into the story of Polaroid photography, while exploring the impact of instant photography and this social phenomenon of instantaneity on us today.

Time Zero: The Last Year of Polaroid Film Screening & Polaroid Photobooth

*SCAPE Gallery

( 7:00pm to 8:30pm )


Time Zero shares with viewers the magic of Polaroid through the perspective of a few Polaroid artists and former employees of the corporation. The documentary chronicles the passionate efforts of a small team who against all odds — tried to keep instant photography alive.

Don't miss the first ever screening of this award-winning film in Singapore!




23 FEBRUARY



Experiences in Instant Film

*SCAPE HubQuarters

( 11:00am to 12:00pm )


Guest Speakers: Damian and Sandra (@damianwithsandra)


Damian and Sandra are passionate users of instant film and are well-known for using modified cameras to shoot instant film in new and innovative ways. In this talk, they’ll share what makes instant film a joy to shoot. They’ll showcase some of their favourite instant photos and share tips and tricks to ensure that you too will be on your way to making your own instant masterpieces.

Polaroid Workshop

*SCAPE HubQuarters

( 12:00pm to 3:00pm )


Guest Instructor: Brandon Ong (OKB Polaroid Store)


Brandon is an avid collector and user of Polaroid cameras who has been passionate about sharing the medium with other people. Since 2013, he has amassed about 70 instant cameras that span the history of Polaroid. In this workshop, he will lead a hands-on session where participants can try a collection of Polaroid cameras which will range from vintage models to the latest ones from Polaroid’s new renaissance.

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Day 1

22 February 2019


MUSEUM TOUR
( 5:00pm to 6:00pm )

NUSPS Members / Students FREE
Only available to NUSPS Members and students.
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TIME ZERO: THE LAST YEAR OF POLAROID FILM
( 7:00pm to 8:30pm )

General Public SGD 15
NUSPS Members / Students SGD 10
Free photobooth Polaroid photo with each ticket. While stocks last.
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Day 2

23 February 2019


POLAROID TALK AND WORKSHOP
( 11:00am to 3:00pm )

General Public SGD 15
NUSPS Members / Students SGD 10
Fees include film usage and camera loan.
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For general enquiries, please email publicity@nusps.org.sg