Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Star-Lovely Art

Not many Singaporean writers deserve the accolade of literary pioneer as much as Goh Poh Seng (1936 – 2010). He wrote what is now widely recognized as the first Singaporean novel in English, If We Dream Too Long. He was

A Star-Lovely Art

Not many Singaporean writers deserve the accolade of literary pioneer as much as Goh Poh Seng (1936 – 2010). He wrote what is now widely recognized as the first Singaporean novel in English, If We Dream Too Long. He was

Five Places to Find SG Lit in New York

When you are ravenous for a taste of Singapore, where can you find some Singapore literature in New York City to satisfy the hunger? Here are five very different places to take note.   St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 E 3rd

Five Places to Find SG Lit in New York

When you are ravenous for a taste of Singapore, where can you find some Singapore literature in New York City to satisfy the hunger? Here are five very different places to take note.   St. Mark’s Bookshop, 136 E 3rd

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Heartbreak Motel

The Incident by Sissi Kaplan is “a short experimental film about a strange encounter between a woman and a man. In the setting of a nocturnal urban landscape, a woman narrates her experience of an amorous night and exposes her

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Heartbreak Motel

The Incident by Sissi Kaplan is “a short experimental film about a strange encounter between a woman and a man. In the setting of a nocturnal urban landscape, a woman narrates her experience of an amorous night and exposes her

Blotting the Ledger

SP is proud to feature “Blotting the Ledger,” an art installation by Shubigi Rao. Born in India, now based in Singapore, Shubigi distinguishes herself from her contemporaries through a playful, yet thorough-going sense of irony. In her artist’s statements below,

Blotting the Ledger

SP is proud to feature “Blotting the Ledger,” an art installation by Shubigi Rao. Born in India, now based in Singapore, Shubigi distinguishes herself from her contemporaries through a playful, yet thorough-going sense of irony. In her artist’s statements below,

Singapore in 2066

An award-winning documentary about Singapore will have its USA premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this Saturday, April 18. Described on the Film Society’s web-page as “A striking vérité snapshot of present-day Singapore that doubles as a semi-mystical

Singapore in 2066

An award-winning documentary about Singapore will have its USA premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this Saturday, April 18. Described on the Film Society’s web-page as “A striking vérité snapshot of present-day Singapore that doubles as a semi-mystical

Paradise on Earth

Who would think of opening an organic farm in ultra-urbanized Singapore? Ivy Singh-Lim was the can-do visionary who saw the potential in the Kranji countryside, and Singaporeans’ need for a more holistic relationship with their natural environment. In 2001, she

Paradise on Earth

Who would think of opening an organic farm in ultra-urbanized Singapore? Ivy Singh-Lim was the can-do visionary who saw the potential in the Kranji countryside, and Singaporeans’ need for a more holistic relationship with their natural environment. In 2001, she

Featured Poem – First Publication

Jericho by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé   J is for Jericho because it has an incredible history. J is also for John Wilkinson. Wilkinson’s lyric poems are a kind of varnished purity. They glisten with every turn of phrase. Wilkinson has

Featured Poem – First Publication

Jericho by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé   J is for Jericho because it has an incredible history. J is also for John Wilkinson. Wilkinson’s lyric poems are a kind of varnished purity. They glisten with every turn of phrase. Wilkinson has