Rolling @ TAG: Get Moving at The Artground

Rolling @ TAG: Get Moving at The Artground
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A time of movement and exploration lie in store for visitors to The Artground’s latest interactive play installation, Rolling @ TAG.

Designed to encourage children to discover their own forms of “play”, Rolling @ TAG riffs on the theme of motion and exploration. This is reflected in the slopes, surfaces and tunnels of the new installation at The Artground.

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Get Rollin’

Mini hills at Rolling @ TAGIn a variation to the usual playground slides, kids can slip and slide along elongated structure with a series of mini-hills.

Tunnel at Rolling @ TAGChildren can slide along this playground and even duck through a tunnel for a bit of hide-and-seek.

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Curved wallAt the other end of the hall is a curved wooden wall. Similar-looking to a halfpipe used by skateboarders, adventurous kids will no doubt challenge themselves to see how far up the curved wall they can ascend. The reward? A slippery slide down courtesy of gravity.

Installation at Rolling @ TAGAt The Artground’s Baby Stage, an installation encourages cooperation amongst kids who are at Rolling @ TAG. Children need to work together to view through the windows of the installation using handheld coloured plates.

Rolling @ TAG also makes use of electronic media to create interactivity. Speakers and lighting embedded within the play structures introduce sound and lights elements when triggered.

Electronic ballAdd to the frivolous fun, a furry ball rolls about on its own.

Play Meetings

Rolling @ TAGA unique feature of the Rolling @ TAG exhibition is that children will be given a chance to have a say in shaping the installation.

The Artground will be holding two Play Meetings – town hall sessions of sort – where kids will have a voice in what type of “additions” they would like to see at Rolling @ TAG. These ideas will then be implemented at the interactive play exhibition.

The Play Meetings will be held on 2 June and 7 July 2018. Pre-registration is required for the sessions and the sessions are limited to 12 children each.

Those Who Got It Rolling

Artist Daiya Aida who created Rolling @ TAGRolling @ TAG is the creation of Japanese artist, Daiya Aida. He was supported by Singaporean Clarence Ng and fellow Japanese Yushin Suzuki.

Rolling @ TAG

Date: 18 April to 19 August 2018
Venue: The Artground, Goodman Arts Centre
Opening Hours: Wednesday to Thursday – 9.30 am to 5 pm, Friday to Sunday & Selected Public Holidays – 9.30 am to 6 pm. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Free Admission

RELATED: Don’t miss The Artground’s 100 and 100 More Festival for Young Audiences from 25 May to 3 June

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