Points of Departure
by Juria Toramae & Jerome Lim
In an attempt to create new narratives from stories of places and collective memories, Juria Toramae and Jerome Lim weave the forgotten and the unfamiliar to make the past less foreign in Points of Departure, a curation of photographs, stories and art installations documenting personal perspectives of places and ways of life.
Points of Departure Exhibition
Points of Departure Talk
Just beyond the mainland, the Southern Islands of Singapore hide a great many beautiful and forgotten stories waiting to be uncovered.
Zakaria Zainal, Edwin Koo and Juliana Tan seek to capture the kampong spirit in these islands and explore how they shape our national identity through narratives led by text, videos and photographs.
Singapore (Very Old Tree)
By Robert Zhao
Trees are living monuments that embody a special meaning in our collective and individual experiences.
The exhibition Singapore (Very Old Tree) engages with ideas of memory, home and belonging from a refreshing angle, by exploring how trees connect Singaporeans with the natural environment.
By Meka Studios
Revisit memories of buildings past and present, as well as buildings that have been demolished with BuiltinSG, an exploration of what Singapore’s architecture means to us, and how they have shaped our nation socially, economically and culturally.
BuiltinSG Artist Talk
Orchid History in Singapore
By Hendrick Kwan
Orchids hold a special significance to the people of Singapore.
Dedicated to orchid breeders and enthusiasts who have devoted their lives to creating hybrids of this magnificent flower, Orchid History in Singapore explores the rich background of orchid breeding in our garden city.
Orchid History in Singapore Talk
Architecture & The Architects
By DO NOT DESIGN
Even as Singapore’s physical landscape continues to evolve daily, take some time to revisit individual memories of planners, architects, academics, developers and tenants in Architecture & The Architects, a book that assembles and commemorates the memories of iconic landmarks that formed part of our nation’s developmental years.
Architecture & The Architects Book Launch Prelude & Talk
By Achates 360
The old National Library. The National Theatre. The Singapore Conference Hall. The old National Stadium.
These were all landmarks, synonymous with the early days of Singapore’s nation-building efforts. Explore how these four iconic structures were integral in shaping us as one united people in the book
Building Memories Book Launch & Talk
Memories of Pulau Brani
By Muhammad Nadjad Bin Abdul Rahim
Prepare to explore the authentic islander life with Memories of Pulau Brani, a project that showcases the stories of those who lived on the titular isle in the form of videos, oral history interviews and a coffee-table book.
Memories of Pulau Brani Talk
30 Life Stories: Remembering Parks
By Singapore Furniture Industries Council
In the Garden City, the surrounding greenery has always played a formative role in our collective experiences. To celebrate these parks in our lives, the Singapore Furniture Industries Council brings together 30 designers and artists in a collaborative project to design and build furniture from fallen logs in parks and gardens.
The publication 30 Life Stories: Remembering Parks documents the collaborators’ memories of parks and their design inspirations behind their creations.
Remembering Parks Exhibition