A rat’s tale – Art Exhibition in honour of the little creature

>A rat’s tale - Art Exhibition in honour of the little creature

Events StarMetro, Monday 4 February 2008 Article by Tho Xin Yi Photo by wkimkiat What happens when hundreds of rats ‘invade’ an art institution?  We can assure you that no one went scampering about screaming and no pest controllers were summoned. It actually turned out to be a very calm affair. These special ‘rats’ were merely sculptures created by the Top-Art School of Art and Design students aged 12 and below for their special rat-themed exhibition. Their creative works surely got the attention of the visitors of the exhibition who were surprised by the unique and often funny depiction of the pesky rats. Being the chosen zodiac for this Chinese New Year, the rat has been enjoying almost a celebrity status this year. And the exhibition is one of the many ‘tributes’ in honour of this little creature. Top-Art founder Goh Ah Ang said that throughout the sculpture making process, the students also had the opportunity to learn more about the … [Read more...]