From dealing with censors to coping with rising costs, how are Myanmar’s artists faring as the country opens up to the world? Channel NewsAsia’s Mayo Martin looks at the challenges the artists face.
The Australian writer has 1.2 million online followers and four bestsellers, and she will be in Singapore on a three-day book tour.
The museum also plays host to a two-day conference that looks at how digital technology impacts culture and heritage.
LASALLE College of the Arts president Steve Dixon’s ongoing exhibition of toys pays tribute to the soon-to-be-closed Singapore landmark.
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong grace the opening of an exhibition featuring 32 artefacts on loan from Myanmar’s national museums.
Charles Lim is documenting the forgotten maritime tradition of racing kolek, while fellow artist Dennis Tan is building one such craft from scratch.
The conclusion to the story of a family’s dream of reviving the glory days of traditional Malay sailboat racing - which, for over a century, made waves in Riau-Johor-Singapore waters.
Mazlan Mohd Nasir grew up loving the traditional sailboat races around Singapore, but then watched that centuries-old way of life vanish. In Part 2 of his story, we witness his family’s part in reviving the kolek culture and races in the Riau Islands.
For decades, kampungs and thrilling sailboats races were a way of life in the region. Kolek teams were like local football clubs. Now, one Singaporean is out to resurrect what was lost of his seaside childhood. This is the 3-part story of his quest.
Paintings may have inspired the filmmakers behind Art Through Our Eyes, but recent events in their respective countries have given their works a different tint.