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In the quiet nights leading up to National Day, Hisham Zainal photographs seven landmarks of historical, cultural and religious significance in the Bras Basah-Bugis precinct that were illuminated red and white.
“Art tells people who we are, and represents what’s important to us. It is a visual language that cuts across cultures and languages.”
COVID-19 may have changed the way we live our lives, but as photographer Kurt Ganapathy finds out, it’s not dampened our festive spirits as Singapore celebrates Deepavali.
The indie-electronic band talks about the highs and lows of their journey as musicians and making it in Singapore.
Attention, culture seekers! Check out our review of “Eat Duck”, the debut play by Zenda Tan that’s presented by Checkpoint Theatre.
“I hope people who watch the play go home feeling a sense of comfort. Comfort that you can move on after someone’s death, that there can be reconciliation with a sibling even if the relationship is tense right now, that your angry child can grow up full of compassion.”
“I’ve been different all my life. As an artist, I’ve had these weird ideas in my head for so long, and when you’re new, people will question why you do things a certain way. But you have to stay true to your craft and to yourself.”
“I’m an actress by training but my work goes beyond that. My passion lies in education and engaging with the public through the arts. And while I don’t have children because I choose not to, I continue to educate the future generations through programmes like N.O.W.”
“Still Life” draws from events in my personal life. I’m from the baby boomer generation, and we have a slightly more complicated childhood than, let’s say, the Millennials. I was actually adopted as a baby by my mother who was still single at the time.
Joining the crowds on their trek along Serangoon Road, resident photographer Kurt Ganapathy captures the essence of the annual festivities.
Through rain or shine, resident photographer Kurt Ganapathy was ever-ready to capture the lights during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore, from the bustling streets of Chinatown to the wondrous terrains of Gardens by the Bay.
I think all the people who agreed to be part of the video intrinsically understood what being part of a family is, whatever that means to different people. Each of these profiles also have love for our country in some form or another, and I feel like we managed to capture that in each frame.
I compared diabetes to hell for my design project. I was inspired by religion and used Haw Par Villa as my point of reference. To me, how diabetes affects a person’s health is very similar to the way in which the theme park portrays the different levels of hell.
I experienced molestation when I was in secondary school. I was on the bus and the guy seated next to me lifted my skirt. I didn’t know what to do; I just alighted and cried about it…
Facing a question mark on his mortality, he showed how being present is sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone. That was ultimately the legacy he left behind in this world…
Time to raise some money! On EP 3 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, we talk with Kenny Leck about selling bricks and finding a forever home for his beloved bookstore.
Attention, theatre geeks! Here’s our review of the Checkpoint Theatre play written and performed by Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy.
Hello, fans of local literature! We review this part-fictional, part-autobiographical book by Melissa De Silva that examines Eurasian culture in Singapore.
What makes a good girl? And why is hip-hop a great storytelling medium? On Episode 1 of our YouTube series “Upcoming”, Pooja and Jessica offer insights into their brand new play by Checkpoint Theatre.
With his camera in hand, Kurt Ganapathy explores Chinatown in Singapore during Chinese New Year to document life in this iconic district.