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Ten Women Behind Photography in Asia

“When we talk about photography, oftentimes we talk about those in the frontlines, the photographers and artists, and forget the facilitators behind the scenes who are just as committed in their efforts and contributions. Here are some of our favourite…

Front of House: Behind the Scenes

By Ke Weiliang (1700 words, 15-minute read) One of my earliest front of house (FOH) memories was at a rock concert held at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre. On any other day, the combination of ‘outdoor’ and ‘rock band’ could easily…

Dancing Unashamed: ¡Walang Hiya!

By Chan Sze-Wei (945 words, 9-minute read) “There are so many taboos and judgements around our bodies and the politics they carry. Let’s take the leap to talk and dance about tough questions. Let’s be unashamed. Walang hiya.” Over two…

8 – 14 May 2017: Singapore

Surviving the Japanese Occupation: War and its Legacies, Former Ford Factory, open all week To mark – not commemorate – the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore, there’ll be an exhibition set in the Old Ford Factory, which was…

Thailand’s Last Movie Billboard Painters

By Philip Jablon (650 words, 7-minute read) Over the past 20 or so years, Thailand’s movie exhibition industry – that is, the collection of businesses and activities involved in the commercial showing of films – has experienced sweeping change on…