Category: Unseen/Unsaid

The Celebrities Of Raffles Hotel Are Not Who You Think They Are

In light of Raf­fles Hotel’s restora­tion, we dig up (lit­er­al­ly) mem­o­ries that were per­haps swept under the expen­sive car­pets of Raf­fles (fun fact: one in par­tic­u­lar costs a whop­ping six-dig­its). Raf­fles Hotel has with­stood the test of time and has seen many walk through its dou­ble…

Handmade in a Mechanised World: Love Letters — From Charcoal to Grill

  Hunched over the unfa­mil­iar elec­tric grill, Grand­ma Tan opens the iron mold gin­ger­ly to check if the love let­ters are cooked. It’s a long and tir­ing process; she has spent the past two hours try­ing to per­fect the love let­ters and it’s tak­ing a toll…

Bringing Back the Barbers: Autocutt

It was the time of James Dean and Rock­a­bil­ly, the 1960s, and you could hear the music waft­ing through the streets. A group of ladies nurs­ing their teas at a street­side cafe chat­ted away, gig­gling like a gag­gle of geese. Sud­den­ly, a man in a black…

Handmade In a Mechanised World: REwinding Cassettes into Art

Flick, flick, flick. A sin­gle tape moves between dozens of oth­er neat­ly laid out tapes, pulled along by a slim hand and an even slim­mer nee­dle. As she pulls a tape through, a soft flick could be heard, cre­at­ing a med­i­ta­tive rhythm. Invol­un­tar­i­ly, it remind­ed me…

Horseman (Episode 10) [Final episode]

Unseen/Unsaid: Horse­man (Episode 10) from Redis­cov­er SG on Vimeo. With­out real­iz­ing it, 10 weeks have come and gone since we first launched the Unseen/Unsaid series. The jour­ney has been event­ful, and most impor­tant­ly, per­son­al­ly ful­fill­ing for us as sto­ry­tellers on a mis­sion. This is our mod­est…

Through Thick and Thin (Episode 9)

Unseen/Unsaid: Through Thick and Thin (Episode 9) from Redis­cov­er SG on Vimeo. Time has passed real­ly quick­ly since we launched this series, and now we’re already at the sec­ond last episode of our 10-part pro­duc­tion. It’s been a good jour­ney for us, and we hope you…