Photography and art are vocations that are different from a ‘regular’ job. Creativity cannot be spun out of financial duress.
Charmaine Poh is a Singaporean-Chinese documentary photographer and artist whose work concerns memory, gender, youth, and solitude.
Philip Ho (@thehumanawkward) is an IPA Alumnus and recent photography graduate from NTU School of Art, Design and Media (ADM) in Singapore. Philip also won this year’s Kwek Leng Joo Prize of Excellence in Still Photography.
I am left imagining if Punggol was the scene of some post-Anthropocene reterritorialization, where the animals are the ones who have rehabilitated the space the space we left behind.
When dusk falls in Singapore, a nocturnal forest of lust and desire emerges. Lust and Caution, by Colin Seow was made during the 14th Edition of the IPA Mentorship Program.
We took the opportunity to introduce Singapore photography to the audience in a presentation titled Singapore Photography: Desires and Anxieties of a Small City State.
In Beyond Wilderness, photographer Chua Chye Teck explores the fast disappearing natural wilderness in Singapore through a series of black and white photographs.
Ruang MES 56, founded as a collective in 2002, is one of the successful names in contemporary photography in Indonesia and the region.
145 images from the latest World Press Photo 2016 awards, billed as the “Oscars” of photojournalism, is currently on exhibit at the National Museum of Singapore till 26th March.
Everyday Muslim, 4.1km2 and I’m Not Sick: Final Year Projects from Students at Temasek Polytechnic: Nadyah Binte Azman, Don Chi and Charlene Yong.
Neither Beginning nor End, by Peter Teh was made during the IPA Mentorship Program. “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.” Louis L’Amour.
Paradise pays tribute to these last remaining structures of individualism. A glimpse of quiet moments in a passing space of time.
HK/SG Photobook Exchange is an extension of our efforts to further dialogue, development and appreciation of photography and publishing practice in Singapore and the region.
It is only human to desire a love that is approved. A wedding is often a mark of this approval; it is considered an ideal to reach for. Charmaine Poh’s work concerns issues of memory, gender, and identity.
Murmurings, by Ron Soh was made during the IPA Mentorship Program. Anxieties lurk in the background as we confront our lives and our mortality every day.