Mark Justiniani, Firewalk: A Bridge Of Embers, Gallery Children's Biennale

Drawing In Kids With Art

THE Gallery Children’s Biennale, currently ongoing at the National Gallery Singapore suffers from a bit of a misnomer. It is not strictly for the children, as many tend to think...

Mural, Mural On The Wall

WHETHER they be political messages, outpourings of talent or graffiti, murals add colour to a space, and paint a vocabulary that speaks of non-conformism and attitude in San Francisco. The...

Chip Off The Old Art Block

WHILE NOT wholeheartedly embraced by the mainstream art world, virtual art is steadily building its reputation, pixel by pixel. The patterns repeat over a period of time; colourful amorphous hues that...

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...

Troy Chin – Drawing His Own Conclusions (2)

NO MATTER how pretty it looks, “you gotta have something to say man!” exclaims comic book creator, Troy Chin. It’s been 10 years since Chin returned to Singapore, but there are still traces...

Troy Chin — Drawing His Own Conclusions (1)

IN A DECADE, Troy Chin plunged from high-flying executive in the Big Apple to a penny-pinching artist in the Little Red Dot. Talk about reinventing yourself...! The desire to come...

Fighting The Juggernaut

WITH 20 years of fighting under his belt, and a few belts to his name, Arvind Lalwani wants a younger breed of fighter to emerge. The second you see him, the...

The Ink Of Life

A ONCE common scene, coconut trees in Singapore are not found in abundance anymore. Despite their prevalence in the past — dotting the coastline and a regular sight in the...

Singapore Furniture Design Still In Its Flat Pack

WHAT does the “Made In Singapore” tag mean these days? Not much, if it’s in furniture design, says Nathan Yong, Chief Creative Director, International Furniture Fair Singapore. Yong, who runs his...

What Tricky Mind Games Is Ning Up To?

THE  Mind Magic Mistress, Ning did her thing. The magician turned mentalist, Ning, showed off her brain power with a couple of simple examples that would have flatlined any brain...