Exterior view of The Substation, Singapore. Courtesy The Substation
Founded in 1990 by the late Kuo Pao Kun, The Substation Ltd. is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts center. We are centrally located in the city’s Civic District, and our venues include a black box theater, gallery, dance studio, the Random Room, and two multifunction classrooms.
We present and copresent a wide range of artists and programs, from traditionally trained dancers, local rock bands, established visual artists and young poets, to publications, international short film festivals, experimental theater, and seminal conferences on Singapore arts and culture.