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Artist-in-Residence (AIR) programme



The Substation is seeking to assemble a group of approximately 3-4 creative people working on individual projects, who also wish to participate actively in discussion and creative exchange.

The residency group should comprise of individuals with unique perspectives on space/ the environment/ the landscape, with an interest in:

  • Vernacular landscapes, including traditional knowledge of nature and the environment
  • Psychogeography
  • Selfhood and identity
  • Plurality of historical consciousness

Other than this Open Call, candidates may also be selected through specific nominations sought from the fields of: Geography, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Architecture, Urban Space.

To learn more about our 2018 Residency model, open call and theme, see here

2016 – 2017 RESIDENTS

A pilot series of artist residencies was initiated in 2016 and ran from 2016 – 2017. Residents were invited to work out of The Substation for a period of two months. To see more info about what each resident did during their time at The Substation, click on the following images.

Pat Toh
Residency Period: March 2017 - May 2017

Post Museum
Residency Period: July 2016 - September 2016


Alecia Neo
Residency Period: July 2016 - September 2016

Loo Zihan
Residency Period: April 2016 - May 2016