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THE TOY MARKET TODAY.
1 December 2018, Saturday. 1:00PM.

Discussion Topics:

  • The brief history of how toy collecting became a serious hobby.
  • How KAWS/BE@RBRICK changed the toy game?
  • What goes into creating a toy? From thought process to design to production.
  • Discussion on the demand for vinyl/collector toys in Singapore and the world.
  • The blurred lines between art and toy.

Moderator: Jeffrey Koh of Flabslab

Panelists:

  • Sebastian Burdon (aka Whatshisname — Toy Artist/CC Headliner)
  • Jackson Aw (Mighty Jaxx — Toy Producer)
  • Daniel Yu (Toy Artist)
  • Jahan Loh (Street and Contemporary Artist)
  • Edward Ng (Toy/KAWS Collector)

 

STREETWEAR TODAY.
1 December 2018, Saturday. 3:30PM.

Talking points:

  • The streetwear industry, then and now.
  • How social media, “hype”, reselling changed the industry?
  • Starting your own streetwear label and what goes into it — from concept to production to marketing, etc.
  • Which markets in Asia are buying the most streetwear?
  • Is brick-and-mortar still relevant in the current market place?

Moderator: Chooee Hwang of Streething, Jeremy Tan of Culture Cartel

Panelists:

  • Tamish and Giorgi (Ageless Galaxy, Indonesia)
  • Hugh (Pestle & Mortar Clothing, Malaysia)
  • Mae Tan (Surrender, Singapore/Asia)
  • Shangguan Zhe (Sankuanz, China)

 

BEING A CREATIVE IN SINGAPORE.
1 December 2018, Saturday. 5:00PM.

Talking points:

  • Growing up in Singapore as an arts kid.
  • What kind of support is there in Singapore for the arts industry?
  • What is street art in Singapore?
  • Challenges faced as a creative in Singapore.
  • Opportunities abroad as a creative.

Moderator: Mandeep Chopra of Limited Edt, Marc Wong of Habitual

Panelists:

  • Mark Ong (SBTG)
  • Jonning Chng (Footwear Designer)
  • Sam Lo (aka Sticker Girl — Street and Contemporary Artist)

 

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CHANGED THE CREATIVE WORLD?
2 December 2018, Sunday. 3:30PM.

Talking points:

  • A brief history of graffiti.
  • How street art was like before social media?
  • Street art and the gallery.
  • What street art is today?
  • How Instagram/social media plays an influence in creatives today?

Moderator: Tracy Phillips (Buro 24/7 Singapore Contributing Editor)

Panelists:

  • Stash (Graffiti Artist/CC Headliner)
  • Joshua Vides (Street and Contemporary Artist/CC Headliner)
  • Jahan Loh (Street and Contemporary Artist)

 

MUSIC TODAY.
2 December 2018, Sunday. 5:00PM.

Talking points:

  • Influence of music in street culture.
  • Importance of an artist’s image.
  • What record labels look out for when signing an artist?
  • Music trends.
  • How music streaming changed the industry?

Moderator: Indran Paramasivam (Bandwagon)

Panelists:

  • Kheng (Sony Music Singapore)
  • Tabitha Nauser (Pop/R&B Singer & Songwriter)
  • Zaran (Collective Minds)