COLOURS OF THE NOCTURNAL MIND

NO DSLRs, NO STRAPPY BAGS, NO HEAVY PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR, just a camera phone and the eye for good pictures. These are the tools used by photographer, Razifman Adnan. The 23 year old private student also holds a part time job and says that with his busy schedule, he doesn’t get...

NO DEAD END DOWN THIS ALLEY

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING FOR ME IS TO WALK THE LITTLE ALLEYS OF THE CITY, TO FIND THE LITTLE ALCOVE WHERE SOMEONE IS COOKING SOMETHING, AND JUST WATCH THEM DO IT. THAT’S MY IDEA OF FUN. –YOTAM OTTOLENGHI A FRESH ALTERNATIVE to coffehouses in and around Everton Park, and bars...

FEATURING JACQUELINE GOH

AN ELEGANT PROTEST against mass-produced art, the classic printing technique, letterpress printing is making a revival in the arts scene, leaving one fine impression at a time. As with most art, crafting letterpress designs is a slow brew of conceptualisation, planning, drafting and execution. But it is especially arduous during the...

THE CRAFTER’S KOINONA

“IT’S A DAILY THING, IT’S NOTHING… ATAS”, said Dynna breaking into a half-smile-half-laugh. The leather draped walls and various paraphernalia responsible for turning raw leather into beauty were certainly enchanting; but not nearly as enchanting as how dedicated Forest Child is to building a community that appreciates leather. Their motivations...

A MELTING POT OF DUXTON HILL AND BEYOND

“THINK OF MISS MOLLY’S AS A PERSON,” our host Jeremiah – restauranteer by day, musician by night – tells us.  “She’s travelled a lot and seen the world and she’s come back home – she’s brought back her favourite food and remembered it with a local flavour. In a sense, she...

AMIDST AND BEYOND

In the midst of a flourishing local industry, musician, recording engineer and educator Mark John Hariman contemplates his involvement in the music scene where his love for guitar bloomed. Through his own curiosity, which inclined a passion for self-exploration, Hariman undertook many steps that arose when creating music.  From his debut events, a...

GUERRILLA TACTICIANS

EMINENT PLAZA – EX-HAUNT of businessmen braggarts and KTV girls in heels—was about to fall, and the artists were dancing on its grave. So it seemed, anyway, when I popped round for a look: massage parlours were lined with portraiture, and tiled walls from the 80s dribbled insignia like something...

QUIET MONUMENTS

I OFTEN FIND MYSELF fascinated by the homes that populate our country. For things that cover a large percentage of our homeland, most of us don’t give much attention to them. I cannot claim to know what these buildings mean, besides being physical homes in which a lot of us...

GUERRILLA TACTICIANS

EMINENT PLAZA – EX-HAUNT of businessmen braggarts and KTV girls in heels—was about to fall, and the artists were dancing on its grave. So it seemed, anyway, when I popped round for a look: massage parlours were lined with portraiture, and tiled walls from the 80s dribbled insignia like something...

BRAND ME FAMOUS

THESE DAYS, my Facebook feed has morphed into a marketplace of sorts. It’s lively, filled with friendly competition and there are new sellers every day. But instead of the usual hawking of wares, people barter in a different type currency- they offer themselves up, together with their soft skills. ...