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[exhibition review]


Monumental Statements

Lee Weng Choy

LEE WEN, Untitled, 2000, installation and performance, Raffles landing site, Singapore. Photograph Jeremy Hiah.

From July through to September 2000, The Artists Village, none of Singapore's most significant contemporary art groups,1 undertook a series of on-site exhibitions titled 'Artists Investigating Monuments' ('AIM'). As the organising committee explained in their planning notes:

In AIM, we would like to explore the dual meanings of monuments. On the one hand, monuments represent official meanings, on the other, they can represent the individual's or the collective's struggle
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