Interview: Sugie Phua
We talk to Sugie Phua, who plays Ming Li in December Rains, a friend of the couple who’s secretly in love with the female lead.
Interview: Steve Winter
Winter is coming. Not the Starks but the Nat Geo photog – he tells us about the big cats he loves shooting
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Review: The LKY Musical
This hyped-up musical, starring the excellent Adrian Pang as Lee Kuan Yew, is as slickly put together as it is predictable
12 movies to catch for the rest of 2015
With half the year – and most of the superhero blockbusters – behind us, it’s time to get pumped about a new crop of films
Art and theatre events
K Sajeev Lal: From Singapore with Love
Sajeev Photo Studio specialises in taking portraits of young male foreign workers, to use as comp cards to find wives in South Asia.
Loke Hong Seng: A Social Portrait of Singapore
The local photographer captures the development of Singapore between 1963 and 1985 – including the fight for independence to modernisation – in his solo exhibition, showcasing photos that have never been displayed before.
Pakistan-born artist Khadim Ali makes his solo debut in South-East Asia. Inspired by events such as the 2001 Taliban destruction of two Buddha statues in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, to childhood memories of his grandfather reciting the Persian Book of Kings to him, his works’ powerful messages are contrasted with their small sizes.
Wisnu Auri: I Am Just Doing Aesthetic
Indonesian artist Wisnu Auri's first solo exhibition in Singapore consists of 15 works that aim to unify what may seem like polar opposites. His paintings chart the evolution of art from past to present and seek to challenge society's idea of beauty.
Asserting/Transforming - The Art of Rene Robles
With over forty years' experience in the biz, Filipino artist Rene Robles is here for his fourth solo outing. The exhibition focuses on Robles' signature pieces that highlight the spontaneous nature of his artwork.
Allan Sekula: Fish Story, to be Continued
The photographer, theorist, photography historian and critic explores the maritime world vis-à-vis globalisation. The pieces on show include chapters from Fish Story alongside two film works, Lottery of the Sea and The Forgotten Space.
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Five things to know about Jurassic World
Before you get scared shitless by the larger-than-life roars of prehistoric creatures, Benita Lee extracts a couple fun facts about 'Jurassic World'
Top art museums and galleries in Singapore
The world’s largest and best overview of Peranakan life over three floors
Objectifs Centre for Photography & Filmmaking
Regular courses and workshops at this filmmaking and photography hub
Art and science coexist in the same space at Marina Bay Sands
A cluster of galleries take over this former military encampment
MINT Museum of Toys
A private museum with the largest collection of vintage toys in Southeast Asia
Singapore Art Museum
20th-century Asian visual art housed in a colonial building