POWER TO THE HUMAN VOICE

FEATURING KAI HTTP://IAMTHEKAI.BANDCAMP.COM HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/BEATBOXERKA1 KAI STEPS UP to a microphone and opens his mouth; what emerges isn’t a tune in the conventional sense but a synth warp that quivers across the room, a pounding bass beat. Layer by layer the sounds build into an EDM frenzy you could lose your...

FUTURE PAST, FUTURE PRESENT

FEATURING SIMON TAY WWW.5IFTYSF.TUMBLR.COMWWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/RS79 HE IS QUIET and unassuming; someone you would never have guessed to be an artist or photographer. There are no airs about him, no sense of inflated ego or pretension. We meet in the early afternoon in town for a casual meeting to discuss his passion...

A BREAK-UP STORY, A GET-WELL STORY

FEATURING TAN HAI HAN WWW.TANHAIHAN.COM HOW DOES SENTIMENT translate to medium? How do we inscribe emotion onto a physical object? What are the means of this mission, and what are its ends? Tan Hai Han’s work ‘the sky i wish to share with you’ explores these questions. It is a...

THE OCCASIONAL COMMUNIST

FEATURING AWOOL SHAHRULNIZAM WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/WOOLYWONKAWWW.AWOOL.CO HE ACUTELY RECALLS the first time he travelled; at an efflorescent age of seven, on his BMX bike around his childhood estate, Ang Mo Kio. Even then, a neighborhood vicinity was huge enough to get lost. For Awool, travelling is indefinite to jetting off from you homeland...

A PARTIAL FANTASY

FEATURING NGUAN HTTP://NGUAN.TV/HTTP://NGUANBLR.TUMBLR.COM/HTTPS://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NGUANPHOTOGRAPHYHTTP://INSTAGRAM.COM/_NGUAN_ WE TRAVEL, INITIALLY, TO LOSE OURSELVES; AND WE TRAVEL, NEXT, TO FIND OURSELVES.— PICO IYER, WHY WE TRAVEL TAKING A GLIMPSE into the images produced by Nguan immediately takes one to a different place. Born and raised in Singapore, Nguan’s photographs are known for their pastel and...

THIS URBAN ENIGMA

FEATURING AKAI CHEW HTTP://WWW.AKAICHEW.COM/ HTTPS://WWW.BEHANCE.NET/AKAI_CHEW IN OUR URBANIZED country, we easily overlook the construction of another HDB/office block, unaware of how it affects the way we view ourselves and our landscape. ARCHITECTURE IS ALL AROUND US AND HAS SUCH A PROFOUND IMPACT ON OUR LIVES… IT IS THE IMAGERY OF...

COLOURS OF THE NOCTURNAL MIND

FEATURING RAZIFMAN ADNAN HTTP://INSTAGRAM.COM/RAZIFMANADNAN HTTP://RAZIFMANADNAN.WORDPRESS.COM/FREE-FOR-ALL 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...

LONGING FOR A BYGONE ERA

FEATURING SEAN CHAM HTTPS://INSTAGRAM.COM/ABLANKFRAME/ TODAY, THE OLD fort at Labrador Park stands empty. A former shell of its past, it hardly gets a passing glance these days. But for Sean Cham, sites like this are ripe with imagery. In his mind, the 1942 Battle of Pasir Panjang plays out in...

KNOWING HIM

FEATURING LEANNA TEOH ‘A Hotel’ IMMERSED IN A WORLD where photography bears as a platform for expression, photographer Leanna Teoh captures a father-daughter relationship through Singaporean architecture.  “Photography is merely a tool for me that I use to translate emotion into something else I hope people can understand and read...

A PHILOSOPHICAL PROJECTION

Flickering between the expression of dance and photography, artist Tan Nqiap Heng explores issues of physicality, identity and honesty in his works. ‘A Pounding Inside The Chest’ ‘Abstract Existence’ Parallel to his avidity for photography, Heng’s time in university was infused with his love for dance. He later went...