Category: Interview

Museum Musings: Singapore Art Museum Introduces SAM Touch Collection, Specially for the Visually-Impaired Community

The Singapore Art Museum has introduced the all new SAM Touch Collection today, one of several initiatives by SAM to extend the contemporary art experience to audiences of all backgrounds and abilities. The SAM Touch Collection, as its name suggests, comprises art specifically developed to travel and engage with the visually-impaired community. The development of the

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Review: Private Parts by Michael Chiang Playthings

Michael Chiang’s favourite script rings true even today.  When it first premiered in 1992, playwright Michael Chiang’s Private Parts was groundbreaking for its bold choice to depict transsexuals onstage, not as cheap forms of entertainment or the butt of jokes, but as fully fleshed out characters with their own personal lives and stories to tell. Even today,

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Review: The Reunification of The Two Koreas by Theatreworks

Love is the drug, and oh what a terrible, wonderful drug it is too.  For a four letter word, ‘love’, to this day, remains one of mankind’s greatest mysteries. At times absurd, most times frustrating, occasionally uplifting and always messy, it’s no wonder we’re practically obsessed with solving it, unable to live with or without

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Museum Musings: Boedi Widjaja Co-Comissioned For APT9 and Singapore Biennale 2019

Singapore-based Indonesian artist Boedi Widjaja has been co-comissioned by the Singapore Art Museum and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) to produce a two-part architectural and sound installation, to be presented at ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9) in Brisbane, Australia and the Singapore Biennale 2019. This is the first project

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Because I Love You: An Interview with Jacques Vincey, Timothy Nga and Cynthia Lee MacQuarrie of Theatreworks’ The Reunification of The Two Koreas

After the premiere of new play 13.13.13, Theatreworks concludes their 2018 season of theatre with French playwright Joël Pommerat’s The Reunification of the Two Koreas. Directed by Centre Dramatique National de Tours (CDNT) artistic director Jacques Vincey, this English translation by Marc Goldberg is set to make its Singaporean premiere this November at 72-13, the home of Theatreworks.

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Review: An Evening with the Stars by The Edwards Twins

Countless celebrities in one place The Edwards Twins are perhaps two of the most acclaimed and skilled celebrity impersonators alive today. As Las Vegas veterans, it was a rare and valuable opportunity to get to see them live in Singapore, and to see just why they’re so good. Unlike pure voice impersonators, the Edwards Twins

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A Class Double Act: An Interview with Celebrity Master Impersonators The Edwards Twins

Eddie and Anthony Edwards are nothing short of a class double act. Born in 1965 in Burbank, California, the twins have been performing for 35 years now, and are without a doubt the best in the business at celebrity impersonation acts. Tackling just about every known celebrity regardless of race, gender or age, the twins’

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Bahrain Art Week Singapore: An Interview with ArtBAB Founder Kaneka Subberwal and Artists Jamal Abdul Rahim and Faika Al Hasan

The Kingdom of Bahrain holds an enviable 5,000 year history. Naturally then, they’ve had plenty of time to grow their artistic landscape, evolving from the traditional to the contemporary and now equipped with a diverse range of distinctive styles across the board. But as with any ‘product’, it is key that the world becomes aware of

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Museum Musings: National Gallery Singapore Launches OUTBOUND Commission Series

National Gallery Singapore is set to launch OUTBOUND, a brand new series of artwork commissions to trigger unexpected and meaningful art encounters for visitors beyond the exhibition galleries. These unique commissions are meant to greet visitors as they walk around the Gallery, designed to provoke critical reflection, curiosity and playfulness. Curated as an ongoing series, each

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“It’s Not Giving Up When It’s A Losing Game”: Charlie Lim Releases Sophomore Album CHECK-HOOK

It’s not giving up when it’s a losing game I don’t want it, don’t even miss it I’ll let it go if everything must change I can afford it, don’t even miss it anymore – Charlie Lim, Zero-Sum It’s been three long years since the release of Charlie Lim’s last album Time/Space. But in that

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