At The Launch of “Secret Ingredient” feat. Nicola Anthony

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The opening reception for British artist and writer Nicola Anthony’s latest solo exhibition was held on 14 October. Guests were greeted by a wave of words penned in turquoises and blues as they stepped through our glass doors.

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Installation of text art handwritten by Nicola during her many trips down

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These words were actually the secrets and confessions gathered from the public through the confession slips we left at the shop, face-to-face confession sessions with Nicola or from submissions online.

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Wide angled shot of the embroidery hoops from the Atlas series hanging from strings and hooks (Image credits: 20Twenty)

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Detail of The Only Constant Is Change: Four layer burned drawing on rice paper and brown paper (Image credits: 20Twenty)

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Professional independent curator and performance artist Daniela Beltrani (R) was chiefly responsible for the beautiful arrangement of art pieces on the walls

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Nicola Anthony (L) speaks with a guest about her works from the Constellation series in the inner sanctum

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Wide angled shot of the Constellation series

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Taking a closer look at works from the Constellation series!

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Last minute confessions 🙂

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Perusing the catalogue of artwork

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Examining 3 of the big drawings, drawn with pigment ink and watercolour on paper

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Left: Loving Kindness; watercolour and pigment ink on paper Middle: You are, like everyone, not in the least bit ordinary; pigment ink on paper Right: Where the Story Begins; pigment ink on paper, drawing using co-ordinates

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Dry laksa cups

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Rainbow layer cake befitting of the ‘layered’ theme of the exhibition

Sea bass and Two Rabbits Chilli crostini that also tied in with the sea-related in the Atlas series

Sea bass and Two Rabbits Chilli crostini that also tied in with the sea-related in the Atlas series

Pan fried carrot cake with balsamic glaze and pork floss full of local touch!

Pan fried carrot cake with balsamic glaze and pork floss full of local flavour!

Housemade punch and infused water

Housemade punch and infused water

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He has a secret to tell

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Way to round off the night!

For a closer look at the artworks, access the catalogue and pricelist here.

More on Daniela Beltrani’s curator’s essay coming up next.

Contributing writer: Hui Li

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