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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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The Unreachability of Past Bodies

Slowness – A Response to Loo Zihan’s With/Out by Binghao Wong SP Note: In January 2015, performance artist Loo Zihan re-enacted the 1999 performance of Paddy Chew, the first person in Singapore to come out publicly as HIV+. Loo gave

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The Unreachability of Past Bodies

Slowness – A Response to Loo Zihan’s With/Out by Binghao Wong SP Note: In January 2015, performance artist Loo Zihan re-enacted the 1999 performance of Paddy Chew, the first person in Singapore to come out publicly as HIV+. Loo gave

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A Personal Tribute

Singapore’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew died on Monday at the age of 91. He was a complex man and a controversial leader who dominated Singapore’s politics and development for most of its years of independence from the British.

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A Personal Tribute

Singapore’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew died on Monday at the age of 91. He was a complex man and a controversial leader who dominated Singapore’s politics and development for most of its years of independence from the British.

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Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes The Sun by Yeo Wei Wei Mientras un pájaro detiene el silencio [as one bird halts the silence] – Jorge Luis Borges   The mynah hopped on to the bridge. Mdm Goh Lai Peng took in the blue

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Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes The Sun by Yeo Wei Wei Mientras un pájaro detiene el silencio [as one bird halts the silence] – Jorge Luis Borges   The mynah hopped on to the bridge. Mdm Goh Lai Peng took in the blue

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from Christine Chia’s Separation: A History:   imaginary epilogue for K “For each man kills the thing he loves, Yet each man does not die.” – Oscar Wilde   Imagine that our hero never fell in love. He never married,

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from Christine Chia’s Separation: A History:   imaginary epilogue for K “For each man kills the thing he loves, Yet each man does not die.” – Oscar Wilde   Imagine that our hero never fell in love. He never married,

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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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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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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