Founded in 1990 by the late Kuo Pao Kun, The Substation is Singapore's first independent contemporary arts centre.
The Substation is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts centre. Established in 1990 by the late Kuo Pao Kun, it is known for its pioneering and experimental arts programming. Over the years, The Substation has worked with some of Singapore’s most critically acclaimed artists, writers and intellectuals including Alvin Tan, Goh Boon Teck, Amanda Heng, Lee Wen and Kok Heng Leun.
The Substation is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Grant for the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2020.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr Chew Kheng Chuan (Chairperson)
Consultant in Philanthropy
Mr Graham Berry
Certified Public Accountant and former
CEO of the Scottish Arts Council
Mr Paul Khoo
Finance, art writer
Ms Annabelle Yip
Partner, WongPartnership LLP
Dr Susie Lingham
Mr Edmund Wee
Managing and Creative Director, Epigram
Ms Yuni Hadi
Director of Objectifs Centre for Photography & Filmmaking
Mr Tan Tarn How
Mr Neil Murphy
Associate Professor, NTU
Mr Jean-Louis Morisot
Director and COO, Proa Partners Pte. Ltd.