Category Archive: Photography

A Forage into the Heart of Gentrified Tiong Bahru

by Cheryl Lim Xin Rong May’s Open House! at Tiong Bahru addressed its visitors’ innate voyeuristic need to peep into private spaces. Quite an over-subscribed event, I found myself amongst those bent on… Continue reading

The next way forward

BY CHONG YEW Two recent shows at the Singapore’s Arts Museum, The Collectors Show: Chimera and the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize 2011 offered up contemporary art that had been created… Continue reading

Fifteen minutes of Warhol

BY YAP JIA EN Warhol loved the fake and the superficial. He adored everything plastic; he even wished he were plastic. In a way, the exhibition at the Art Science Museum was just… Continue reading

Considering OH!

BY TAM KWAN YUEN The rustic atmosphere of the neighborhood and the intermittent rumblings of vehicles greeted me as I stepped outside of Tiong Bahru Plaza. Glancing back and forth on the map,… Continue reading

Mapping borders

BY DORA GODFREY In dealing with boundaries, Charles Lim begins at Singapore’s costal line. Indeed the sea is clearly important to the island state, whose earlier name was Temasek (Sea Town). The sea… Continue reading