Ownership heightens the sense of exclusion and the psychological need to distinguish between ‘us’ and ‘others’. Villagers began devising inventive ways to denote their territories.
On Land: Photography and the City-state of Singapore
The photographer’s studio is often the city; it is a flaneur’s place for introspection, yet simultaneously a workplace.
Singapore Photography, Pragmatism and the Political Landscape
In light of the Singapore 2015 elections, this #chutpattern piece is an “ownself check ownself” dialogue and an existentialist reflection for the Singapore photography community.
Singapore Gurkhas Photography Museum, by Zakaria Zainal
Since 1949, the Singapore Gurkha Contingent has been established in the Lion City (Kota Singa) as they live quietly among us.
Hong Kong & Taiwan Showcase | Angkor Photo Festival 2015
A curated Slideshow Showcase for Angkor Photo Festival 2015 featuring 18 photographers from Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Peera Vorapreechapanich: Message to The Green Tea God
The Green Tea God is one of the most powerful CEOs in Thailand. His sacred aura comes from his extreme yet accessible marketing campaigns.
The Dark Heart Of Photography?
The old maxim ‘The camera never lies’ appears in recent weeks to have gone from being the photojournalist’s badge of trustworthy, evidential pride to a metaphysical conundrum.
Paul Yeung: Toothpicks and fairytales at the Food Fair
There was a well-known Chinese romance story about a cowherd (Niulang) and a weaver girl (Zhinu). One day, the young cowherd Niulang met a beautiful girl, Zhinu, the seventh daughter of the Goddess.
UNPACK-REPACK: Archiving & Staging Malaysian Photographer Ismail Hashim
We are here to witness, or so we believe. But few have witnessed the way Malaysian photographer Ismail Hashim (1940- 2013) had.
The Past is the Present: A Workshop with Pablo Bartholomew
A wonderful free workshop for those in or connected to Myanmar by our friends at Myanmar Deitta and led by influential photographer Pablo Bartholomew.
StarDust, by Debashish Chakrabarty
Surface is a fiction, physicality another. Time begins to flow and incidents started to occur. A billion years ago they ate some light, dreamed of a pale blue dot.
WYNG Masters Award 2015 Finalists for WASTE Theme Announced
Hong Kong’s WYNG Masters Award have just announced the finalists to their 2015 Award with the theme ‘WASTE’.
Photobook: Song To Durga, Minstrel Kuik, Malaysia
One photobook I’m most interested to have a look and feel of is ‘Song To Durga’ by elusive Malaysian photographer/artist Minstrel Kuik.
Photobook: Midnight Tweedle, Zhang Lijie
Midnight Tweedle, Zhang Lijie will be exhibited at the IPA PHOTOBOOKS SHOW Travelling Edition at Angkor Photo Festival 2014.
Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography
Truth is a brilliant invention, much like Photography. And Flux Realities: A Showcase of Chinese Contemporary Photography attempts a dialogue.