“ Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.” – Henry David Thoreau
Walking through the streets of Milan in the summer, I hear thousands of familiar voices and conversations as if I am still in Manila.
“In every parting there is an image of death”- George Elliot. If life is a process towards death, it is also a process of erasure.
Our history is full of all kinds of violence. I have a part in it too, I understand. We used to be very close.
Compelled and moved by his country’s current political turmoil and divide, Chotiwat Lattapanit began photographing the protests in his home city Bangkok.
‘Ennui’, born out of the loneliness of travel, is a reflection of my own photographic attempts – a silent challenge to myself and, hopefully, a prelude of more to come.
I am drawn to the arbitrary arrangement of all the functional shapes, structures, lines, and artifacts that add to the construction of the whole.
Preview of Slideshows presented at IPA PLUG & PLAY Slideshow Session | 27th August 2014 at IPA Gallery, Singapore.
Next year I will be turning 40. So will 2 of my friends. The initial idea of this essay was to explore how we engage and confront our loneliness. Forty and Some Things, by Peter Teh was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
It appears that all who flock there are much like me, moths hypnotised by the promise of hope. Turf Dreams by Jeffrey Liam was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
I don’t know what to make of my investigation; this carpark, a Purgatory, a space that is neither heaven nor hell. The Carpark, by Shyue Woon was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
“Kalinga’s batok tradition is far from disappearing in Whang-od’s hands. It is, instead, taking new form.” Hands Of Kalinga, by Nikka Corsino was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
“I’m now 37 years old and I’ve noticed only recently that the home I’ve known all my life is ageing faster than I am.” Selamat Datang, by Scott Chung was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
“I want to be a better dad and husband. Just like you thought, I dream of a perfect family.” 05-856, by Aik Beng Chia was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.
“Learning to embrace this fragility of life is what I aimed to capture in these photographs.” – Waiting for Lele, by Zeng Liwei was made during the IPA Mentorship Program.