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 Ong Keng Sen, Alvin Tan, and Ivan Heng.
The Substation is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Grant 2014 – 2017.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Mr Chew Kheng Chuan (Chairperson)
Special Advisor, International Institute for Strategic Studies,
Mr T. Sasitharan
Director, Intercultural Theatre Institute
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
SGIFF and Objectifs, independent producer
Mr Tan Tarn How