Category: Spotlight

Liu Yuhong, In Pursuit of Grain

I fell in love with film in 2010. Those who know me might have already heard the sto­ry count­less of times; of how I picked up a film cam­era (a Cosi­na CT1-Super) for all of $20; of how my heart pound­ed as I clutched the lit­tle…

Adrian & Sherman: People-Watchers

Street pho­tog­ra­phy in Sin­ga­pore is rapid­ly gain­ing pop­u­lar­i­ty, with sev­er­al com­mu­ni­ties sprout­ing up on Face­book. What defines street pho­tog­ra­phy? An abridged ver­sion of an attempt to explain it would look some­thing like this: peo­ple + can­did sit­u­a­tions + pub­lic places. Aik Beng Chia once men­tioned that…

Brennan Chan (Thieves/Sungei Road Flea Market)

To all nos­tal­gia lovers and those who liked our pre­vi­ous post on Thieves’ Mar­ket, we are bring­ing the spot­light onto some­one who has been fol­low­ing the devel­op­ments of the mar­ket and hope­ful­ly from his insight, we can learn more about, pos­si­bly the last junk­yard sale in…

Rhythm De Pasion

View in HD here>. If the youth are the heart­beat of our nation, then the future of Sin­ga­pore cer­tain­ly seems (or more accu­rate­ly in this case, sounds) bright. Cur­rent­ly away rep­re­sent­ing our nation in Korea for the 2011 World Per­cus­sion Per­form­ing Arts Fes­ti­val, Rhythm De Pasión…

Jean Loo & Zakaria Zainal (photographers, GE11: We Were There)

As Sin­ga­pore takes to the polls again tomor­row, we take a moment to reflect on the (almost?) water­shed Gen­er­al Elections’11. It has been an excit­ing year for us as a coun­try, and for us as a gen­er­a­tion. Today, we speak to Zakaria Zainal (or Zak, as…