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,
Fundraising Consultant

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
Playwright

 

 

STAFF

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Alan Oei

GENERAL MANAGER
Samantha Segar

PROGRAMME MANAGER (Visual Arts)
Selene Yap

PROGRAMME MANAGER (Education & Outreach)
Ailin Chin

VENUE MANAGER
Emmanuel Victor

ACCOUNTS EXECUTIVE
Alicia Goh

TECHNICIANS
Isyraf bin Sabtu


For general enquiries, please contact  admin@substation.org
+65 6337 7535

For school visits and educational programmes, please email outreach@substation.org

Address
45 Armenian Street,
Singapore 179936