Peter Draws Love With Ai

ARTIST Peter Draw is pushing themes of love and universality with the Ai character that he has created. By placing the Ai character onto images from photographers from around the...
toruk

Toruk Offers Magical Moments

THE MAGIC of a Cirque du Soleil performance lies in the visual spectacle that unfolds on stage and envelopes you with music, motion and emotion. It’s less about a storyline...
1984 Andi Crown

Who Is Being Tortured In 1984?

ASSAULTING the audience is a good way to be inclusive in theatre. The staging of George Orwell's 1984 at the Esplanade Theatre as part of this year's Singapore International Festival...
Circus 1903

A Friendlier, Traditional Circus With Modern Values

BACK IN the day, the circus served as an opportunity for the curious to see the bizarre, watch animals "perform" up close even though they had been brutalised into...
Yayoi Kusama Flower Obsession NGV Triennale

One Million Expected At The NGV Triennial

THERE IS art you can interact with, lie down on, be immersed in, scratch and sniff, or just ogle at, at the inaugural NGV Triennial. This diverse array of art...
Gaurav Kripalani, sifa.sg

SIFA Plays It Safe

SHOULD one person’s taste prevail when presenting a national collection like the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA)? In recent years, SIFA programes have been the result of a funnelling of...
Jackie Chan, shot by Russel Wong

Russel Wong’s Tips For Taking Better Photos

HIS CELEBRITY photos have made Russel Wong a celebrity photographer in his own right, who has had all manner of famous people looking at his camera lens. The relationship between...
new year's short story

Last Day Of The Year

"Happy new year!" the four gents chorused. It was a significant year for these classmates. They were turning 60. They'd kept in touch through their lives - seen girlfriends become...

Art Painting Itself Out Of A Corner

FOLLOWING on the heels of Yayoi Kusama’s popular exhibition that had audiences dotty with excitement, the National Gallery Singapore has to figure out how to match or top that. In...
Crack The Cookie Code

On The Cookie Trail With Elizabeth Lazan

TALK about literally following your fortunes. Elizabeth Lazan, one half of the duo out to Crack The Cookie Code, talks about journeying across the USA with her best friend and fellow-presenter Jeane Reveendran. It's...