Sketching A Future

Do we love art, or do we love the money in art? By Basia Chow There are, have been, and will occur, significant art transactions which take place worldwide. The leading...

Photography Identifies Who We Are

We have always taken selfies, even as a region. In his study of Southeast Asian trends, Zhuang Wubin looks at photography trends over the decades. By S. Sakthivel Selfies may...

3 Back Street Tales Of Little India

The colourful history of the Indian community in Singapore is marked by the events and personalities that have shaped Little India. A series of cultural activities reflect upon its...

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...
Phantom Of The Opera

The Phantom In Life’s Operas

THE LONG run of The Phantom Of The Opera extends beyond the catchy music and the visual spectacle. It reflects aspects of our lives in the seemingly simple plot about...

Mounting A Hunt For Genius

LOVING back is the reason artist Tan Swie Hian is setting up a $10 million fund that will be the seed from which an award for artists will be...

Things Ordinary Refreshed

The daily objects of Singapore life are given novel play by creative and enterprising minds. By Yimin Huang The exclamations of delight from the older generation are as telling as...

Lune — Sofa So Good

   The origin of the sofa dates as far back as 2000BC in Egypt with the word derived from the Arabic term “suffah” and roughly translating to “bench”. Sofas were only...
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...
melisa teo

Trees Of Enlightenment

MELISA Teo's book of photographs, Les Arbres De Paris (The Trees Of Paris) is part seeking, part tribute and significantly enlightening. This Singaporean journalist turned photographer picked up the camera...