On Sharks & Humanity

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The Parkview Museum is a new swanky art space located in Parkview Square or known as the ‘Gotham Building’. The museum open its door with the first global art exhibition entitled, ‘On Sharks and Humanity‘. The exhibition features over 20 artists to create awareness on shark conservation and the impact of human activity on the oceans.

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Downward Force on Upward Moving Objects.

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Here an oversized shark eye gazes at the viewer as the viewer stares back at them, representing a moment of mutual observation.

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Got it very clear.

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Notice the figures of two small children, illustrating the idea that humans are not a part of the sharks’ natural food chain and that sharks are not humans’ natural enemies.

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When the buying stops, the killing can too.

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 A hook pierces the mirrored surface, suggesting the weapon was shot from a launcher.

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Composed of fishing harpoons, the weapons used in the capture and killing of sharks, the twisted form of a shark suggests struggle and suffering.

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Made up of more than 70 pieces of transparent material, Don’t Copy II forms the outline of a shark.

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Admission to the exhibition is free! Do remember to grab your free souvenir on your way out. The exhibition is now on till 9 September 2017.

Opening Hours: 12.00pm – 7.00pm (Monday to Saturday)
Parkview Square, Level 3, 600 North Bridge Road (Bugis), Singapore 188778

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