Category Archives: Art

A Wide Field of Contestation

A Wide Field of Contestation by Y.S. Pek Tucked away on the twentieth floor, just in view from the lift landing, a staircase glistened. For seven days. Two weeks ago, I came upon two Straits Times press photographs of Priyageetha

A Wide Field of Contestation

A Wide Field of Contestation by Y.S. Pek Tucked away on the twentieth floor, just in view from the lift landing, a staircase glistened. For seven days. Two weeks ago, I came upon two Straits Times press photographs of Priyageetha

Charlie Chan Hock Chye in New York!

NYT bestseller The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, a graphic novel by Singaporean Sonny Liew will be making its long-awaited appearance in NYC. Through the fictional portrait of an artist-citizen, Liew creates a dazzling mirror of a country’s tumultuous

Charlie Chan Hock Chye in New York!

NYT bestseller The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, a graphic novel by Singaporean Sonny Liew will be making its long-awaited appearance in NYC. Through the fictional portrait of an artist-citizen, Liew creates a dazzling mirror of a country’s tumultuous

SPOMENIK

They loom over the landscape of the Balkans, the spomeniks, the few of them left over from a ghost country of an earlier era. Commissioned by the former Yugoslavian President Josip Tito, these gigantic free-standing structures commemorated the sites of

SPOMENIK

They loom over the landscape of the Balkans, the spomeniks, the few of them left over from a ghost country of an earlier era. Commissioned by the former Yugoslavian President Josip Tito, these gigantic free-standing structures commemorated the sites of

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Alternative Dimension

Singaporean artist Maureen Hoon is showing her latest works at Project: ARTspace, a gallery on lower 5th Avenue, NYC. Titled “Alternative Dimension,” the show displays Hoon’s sustained explorations into perception, boundaries, and dislocations. She has always been interested in the

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Alternative Dimension

Singaporean artist Maureen Hoon is showing her latest works at Project: ARTspace, a gallery on lower 5th Avenue, NYC. Titled “Alternative Dimension,” the show displays Hoon’s sustained explorations into perception, boundaries, and dislocations. She has always been interested in the

Cover Versions: An Interview with Heman Chong

If you were in NYC last summer, you might have encountered the work of Singaporean artist Heman Chong at the New Museum. Part of the group show “The Great Ephemeral,” Chong’s contribution involved visitors in memorizing a short story he

Cover Versions: An Interview with Heman Chong

If you were in NYC last summer, you might have encountered the work of Singaporean artist Heman Chong at the New Museum. Part of the group show “The Great Ephemeral,” Chong’s contribution involved visitors in memorizing a short story he

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Paris Mon Amour

  Singapour Mon Amour, held for the first time in Paris in June 2015, was a presentation of Singapore’s contemporary art by innovative curatorial platform Lowave and its French partners, musée du quai Branly, Centre Georges Pompidou, Église Saint-Merry, La

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Paris Mon Amour

  Singapour Mon Amour, held for the first time in Paris in June 2015, was a presentation of Singapore’s contemporary art by innovative curatorial platform Lowave and its French partners, musée du quai Branly, Centre Georges Pompidou, Église Saint-Merry, La

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Critical Portraits

Loke Hong Seng’s photographs show the physical and social landscapes of Singapore undergoing dramatic changes between 1963 and 1985. Yeo Workshop, an independent art gallery in Singapore, is holding an exhibition of the work of this important photographer titled “A

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Critical Portraits

Loke Hong Seng’s photographs show the physical and social landscapes of Singapore undergoing dramatic changes between 1963 and 1985. Yeo Workshop, an independent art gallery in Singapore, is holding an exhibition of the work of this important photographer titled “A