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What is Not Visible is Not Invisible
What is Not Visible is Not Invisible
Featuring selected artworks from the French
Regional Collections of Contemporary Art (FRAC)
National Museum of Singapore, Exhibition Galleries, Basement
Until 19 February 2017
What is Not Visible is Not Invisible broadly surveys the imaginary and the temporary through selected artworks from the French Regional Collections of Contemporary Art (FRAC). The title and design of this exhibition take inspiration from the artwork of the same title by French artist Julien Discrit. The
visual paradox initiated in this modest yet profound work sets the premise for the deep-seeded themes that resonate throughout the exhibition.
The 34 artworks by 32 French and international artists navigate a transient journey through both the philosophical and the physical by means of unconventional approaches in art-making. Together, the artworks encourage the audience to interact with and explore the intangible, the emotional and the volatile relationship between the abstract, the organic and the structured.

Photo Caption:
What is Not Visible is Not Invisible, 2008
Collection of 49 Nord 6 Est – FRAC Lorraine
© Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris
The exhibition is a parallel project of the Singapore Biennale 2016.

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NHB Open House Days Calendar 2016/2017

  • Christmas: 25 December 2016, Sun
  • New Year's Day: 1 January 2017, Sun
Rating / Age Limit
  • Free admission for Singaporean, PRs and child 6 years and below.
  • All visitors must obtain an admission ticket from National Museum Visitor Services counter before entering the gallery.
  • Tickets are only valid for the stipulated date and are valid for 1 day.
Photography / Video Recording Rules
  • No Flash photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event
Additional Information
  • Strobe lighting and artificial fog are used in some installations. Visitor discretion is advised.
  • The exhibition contains high voltage lighting fixtures, including UV, neon and fflashing lights.
  • Some rooms are dark.
  • Please exercise caution and do not touch the installations and electric fixtures.
  • Parental supervision is recommended.

Please observe the following so that you and other visitors can enjoy the exhibition.
  • No eating or drinking
  • Keep voices low
  • No running
  • Do not touch, rest or step on the installations
  • No flash photography
  • No videography
  • No selfie sticks
Admission is free for Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and all children 6 years and below. Concession tickets available for Non-Singaporean Student and Senior (Age 60 & above).
For complimentary/discount/concessions tickets, please proceed to National Museum Visitor Services counter to obtain your admission ticket before entering the gallery.
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Discounts are only valid for full priced tickets.

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Event Date
Thu, 1 Dec 2016-Sun, 19 Feb 2017 Daily: 10am - 7pm except Thursdays 1pm - 7pm
Last entry into gallery: 6.30pm
Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)
Standard: S$7 (General Admission)

- Free admission for Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents with valid IDs.
- Admission charges apply for international visitors.