Monthly Archives: January 2015

Participate in Design

How can we make our streets safe, livable and respectful? Should we look to the government? the architects? the neighborhood association? the users? How can we make creative and community-minded use of objects that we are ready to discard? Such

Participate in Design

How can we make our streets safe, livable and respectful? Should we look to the government? the architects? the neighborhood association? the users? How can we make creative and community-minded use of objects that we are ready to discard? Such

The Singapore Poetry Contest

The contest is now closed. Please check back next April, during National Poetry Writing Month, for next year’s contest.  * Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general

The Singapore Poetry Contest

The contest is now closed. Please check back next April, during National Poetry Writing Month, for next year’s contest.  * Since its beginning in October 2013, Singapore Poetry has the goal of introducing the arts of Singapore to a general

The Wild Side of Singapore

Singapore up close, very close. In this compilation of video clips taken around Singapore in 2014, Anthony Quek shows the beauty of close attention. After watching it, you may be inspired to submit poetry and prose to the forthcoming anthology

The Wild Side of Singapore

Singapore up close, very close. In this compilation of video clips taken around Singapore in 2014, Anthony Quek shows the beauty of close attention. After watching it, you may be inspired to submit poetry and prose to the forthcoming anthology

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Featured Poem

Willpower by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed   Tonight, if we stain our hands with henna I will guide our people, hand in hand Towards the fiery red well of lucidity A sign that my battle is just beginning Should the bridal

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Featured Poem

Willpower by Mohamed Latiff Mohamed   Tonight, if we stain our hands with henna I will guide our people, hand in hand Towards the fiery red well of lucidity A sign that my battle is just beginning Should the bridal

Unlucky Plaza

Unlucky Plaza (2014) is a black comedy about the hope of striking it rich in cosmopolitan Singapore. Onassis Hernandez, Filipino immigrant and single father, loses his popular diner due to a food poisoning scandal and then is scammed and cheated of

Unlucky Plaza

Unlucky Plaza (2014) is a black comedy about the hope of striking it rich in cosmopolitan Singapore. Onassis Hernandez, Filipino immigrant and single father, loses his popular diner due to a food poisoning scandal and then is scammed and cheated of

Featured Poem

Lament by Aaron Lee Soon Yong (According to Greek mythology, the three titans Atlas, Epimetheus and Prometheus were brothers.) Hand on heart, I can only say I tried my best— never lauded or coddled any of them excessively, only encouraged

Featured Poem

Lament by Aaron Lee Soon Yong (According to Greek mythology, the three titans Atlas, Epimetheus and Prometheus were brothers.) Hand on heart, I can only say I tried my best— never lauded or coddled any of them excessively, only encouraged

Featured Poem

A Diorama by Alfian Sa’at   Here we have assembled at the table: Raffles, Farquhar, the Temenggong, And Tengku Long, who will soon be known As Sultan Hussein, ruler of Johor. Who else? An Orang Laut. Where shall we place

Featured Poem

A Diorama by Alfian Sa’at   Here we have assembled at the table: Raffles, Farquhar, the Temenggong, And Tengku Long, who will soon be known As Sultan Hussein, ruler of Johor. Who else? An Orang Laut. Where shall we place