Singapore Biennale — Scenes In The Mirror

The atlas and mirror are apt references for today’s society. In a world where some borders are being blurred by the Internet, while others are becoming ever more defined by...
benjamin-kheng, Wonder Boy

Connecting With The Sound Of The ’70s

PLAYING the role of a living celebrity on the big screen is not the easiest thing to do. More so if that celebrity is also the director of the...
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...

More Meaningful Than Successful

There’s no point making art that satisfies everybody. As Festival Director of the O.P.E.N and SIFA, Ong Keng Sen expresses his views on society, politics and ideology. By Basia...

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...

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...

Lights To Remember At The National Gallery

The National Gallery celebrates its first anniversary with a feast of art that adds to an already full platter in Singapore. At a time of an abundance of art flowing...

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...

For Star Wars Collectors

The new range of Star Wars figurines from Royal Selangor has landed. The popular Royal Selangor continues to produce weighty replicas of the various characters that have brought this great...

The Greatest Beauty Doesn’t Talk

2016 HAS claimed a record number of famous artists. Bookended by the shock of David Bowie succumbing to cancer and the recent passing of George Michael, Richard Adams and Carrie Fisher...