Alpana Vij is a Singapore-based contemporary artist. Her practice revolves around painting, found objects, photography and video, exploring themes of perception and what constitutes ‘objective reality’. She is inspired by the Buddhist concept of śūnyatā – or emptiness, which focuses on the ephemeral nature of all phenomena. Her meditative art-making questions creates poetically engages the viewer in a dialogue.
“Things change, and that’s the one thing that we can be sure of- not to sound morbid, but life is short and we should enjoy it”
Alpana graduated with a BFA from College of Art, New Delhi and received a MAFA from LASALLE College, Singapore. She is deeply involved in bringing art to the community and has initiated various projects in Singapore and India. Alpana has shown her works at several solo and group shows. Her works are in private collections in Singapore, United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and India.