10Aug
Mentor and Protégé

Building For 21st Century Needs

With guidance from starchitect David Adjaye through the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, Mariam Kamara is ramping up her commitment to “design that sustains people”.

29Jul
delicate works

A Closer Look At Chinese Porcelain

With fewer than 100 practising guangcai artisans in Guangzhou, the once celebrated form of Chinese porcelain that used to be popular with the world’s royalty is now on the verge of dying out.

06Jul
art appreciation

5 Extraordinary Pieces Of Chinese Art To Bid On

This week, all eyes turn to the major auction houses in Hong Kong as the delayed spring sales finally spring into action. Will it be the art market’s summer of reckoning? In any case, these works may entice you into action.

16Jun
music for good

Classical Chinese Music, With A Tamil Twist

The Teng Ensemble’s latest series of songs puts the spotlight on Singapore’s migrant workers past and present — and features a Tamil singer that many of them might recognise.

11Jun
The Makers

Ceramics Fit For A Queen, Made In Jalan Besar

Michelle Lim and Ng Seok Har started Mud Rock Ceramics with the intention of getting handmade ceramics into Singaporean homes, but also managed to land in some unexpected places along the way.

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