Here, Nicola shares some thoughts on the works she has created for EXPARTE, an exhibition curated by curator collective Something Human in London, 2015. Discussing themes of language, text and journey, she describes her interactive artwork ‘Six Thousand Moments’ and her piece ‘Constellation’.Read More
Upcoming exhibition and installation, 'Secret Ingredient' featured in Singapore's national TODAY Newspaper The TODAY Newspaper
Sat 5th Sep 2015 p.38
"Turning Secrets Into Art"Read More
Nice to see a mention of our exhibition Ex Parte (London) in Singapore's Straits TImes yesterday, in this article about 'Singapore Inside-Out' who were the partner of Ex Parte.Read More
Ouroboros Coverage by The Artiscape Magazine,
June 2015Read More
Ouroboros featured in Artitute Magazine, June 2015, written by Yen PhangRead More
Mackerel features Ouroboros by Nicola Anthony
Ouroboros: Installing a Cycle of HopeRead More
Debbie Cheung interviews Nicola Anthony
To start off, how did the decision to use ping pong balls in this SEA Games project develop?
Rather than be overly literal in making sport the subject of the artwork, I decided to be a bit abstract and challenge myself to use sports equipment as sculptural material, and think about the deeper message of teams and connections within sports as a theme. I knew it would carry a meaningful message because when you get so many voices together, there is a sense of a human team, and something quite magical happens.Read More
More coverage by The Artiscape Magazine about my piece Ouroboros on display for the 2015 Olympic games in Singapore.Read More
Pictured here is another artwork commission from a new series of works - If you would like one then here's how we can create it together:
I make these pieces by asking you for three words, then I use these to create a poetic construction of 'found words' cut from books and correlating saga seeds (symbolising love and connection) in glass alchemic tubes.
This new series of seed & text artworks follows on from my previous Saga Seed Series, where I collected and hand numbered 9000 seeds from all over Singapore.Read More
I was thrilled to host an art & learning workshop at a Social Change in Action event this month. The whole SOCH event saw 1500 kids in attendance.
As well as a learning message for the children, I also learned a lot from the kids - a reminder that yes, art is for everyone, it can be multigenerational, it can help to change stereotypes, it has no language barrier, it works amazingly to bring you together with people you only just met, and, that art will always be a part of life: it's been around since the very beginning and will continue, to be.
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places." Ernest Hemingway
Last month I snipped up the Earth. Using a vintage print of the globe as seen from space, I trimmed 100s of small circles, which were then re-assembled as a hovering layer using sharp, delicate, tailors pins - and finally mounted inside a mirror-lined backpack.Read More