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The Singapore Poetry Contest

Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general American audience. Operating out of New York City, it aims to cultivate dialogue and understanding between the two countries. To

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The Singapore Poetry Contest

Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general American audience. Operating out of New York City, it aims to cultivate dialogue and understanding between the two countries. To

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Invisible City – Now on Vimeo

A young archaeologist talks about digging into the recent past of Singapore. A retired photographer reminisces about his ethnographic records of native peoples in Malaya. A journalist challenges the official state narrative of his radical student days. These are the articulate

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Invisible City – Now on Vimeo

A young archaeologist talks about digging into the recent past of Singapore. A retired photographer reminisces about his ethnographic records of native peoples in Malaya. A journalist challenges the official state narrative of his radical student days. These are the articulate

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Featured Poem

Fault Lines by Cheryl Julia Lee   Grandma was too small to move a mountain so they made her wash dishes instead. Her hands cracked for the first time underwater, again when she brushed a stray strand of hair from

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Featured Poem

Fault Lines by Cheryl Julia Lee   Grandma was too small to move a mountain so they made her wash dishes instead. Her hands cracked for the first time underwater, again when she brushed a stray strand of hair from

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Second Saturdays Celebrates First Birthday

Words by Jee Leong Koh, and images by Deedle Tomlinson and Paul Rozario-Falcone   On February 7, the Second Saturdays Reading Series celebrated its first year in the Brooklyn home of Paul and Al Rozario-Falcone’s. We were very honored that

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Second Saturdays Celebrates First Birthday

Words by Jee Leong Koh, and images by Deedle Tomlinson and Paul Rozario-Falcone   On February 7, the Second Saturdays Reading Series celebrated its first year in the Brooklyn home of Paul and Al Rozario-Falcone’s. We were very honored that

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The Point of Arrival

    Tania De Rozario’s artwork “The Point of Arrival,” inspired by Cyril Wong’s poem “Arrival,” at Geylang East Public Library (Singapore, 2012)   From the artist’s website: “The Point of Arrival” was created as a response to Cyril Wong’s

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The Point of Arrival

    Tania De Rozario’s artwork “The Point of Arrival,” inspired by Cyril Wong’s poem “Arrival,” at Geylang East Public Library (Singapore, 2012)   From the artist’s website: “The Point of Arrival” was created as a response to Cyril Wong’s

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Glass Orchestra

Zulkifle (Zul) Mahmod is a leading sound-media artist of Singapore. His work is searching, experimental and nuanced. The work No Substance, featured below, was the inaugural showcase of Teater Ekamatra’s new two-month artist residency program. It was also exhibited at

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Glass Orchestra

Zulkifle (Zul) Mahmod is a leading sound-media artist of Singapore. His work is searching, experimental and nuanced. The work No Substance, featured below, was the inaugural showcase of Teater Ekamatra’s new two-month artist residency program. It was also exhibited at

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Featured Poem

Sub Rosa by Yeow Kai Chai for Roland, Earnest, Jeremy and Kumar Tonight, unlike the first night, the moon is Unseen, luring the seeker into a sky inked with Riddles of God. Ascribe names to stars, trees, White-taped plots of

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Featured Poem

Sub Rosa by Yeow Kai Chai for Roland, Earnest, Jeremy and Kumar Tonight, unlike the first night, the moon is Unseen, luring the seeker into a sky inked with Riddles of God. Ascribe names to stars, trees, White-taped plots of

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New Chinese Music

What is the new Chinese music in Singapore? How is it different from the old Chinese music? How is it inspired by contemporary music? To answer these questions, Singapore Poetry is pleased to publish the preface and opening extract of a

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New Chinese Music

What is the new Chinese music in Singapore? How is it different from the old Chinese music? How is it inspired by contemporary music? To answer these questions, Singapore Poetry is pleased to publish the preface and opening extract of a