I_S_L_A_N_D_S is an experimental platform that encourages artists to reconsider the boundaries of their practice by testing novel concepts and alternative means of exhibition-making. The programme introduces short-term presentations in various formats, each building upon a topic or subject matter proposed by the artists.
[Island ecology ascribes increased speciation and biodiversity to islands, due to their isolation and high concentration of empty niches.]
Eight showcase windows situated in the passage between Peninsula and Excelsior Shopping Centre are repurposed as a hybrid social network, bulletin, and transitory space for dialogue and exchange. I_S_L_A_N_D_S adds and distracts from each individual’s practice, much like the ebb and flow of the tides.