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Joseon Korea—Court Treasures and City Life

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) has just launched a new exhibition titled Joseon Korea—Court Treasures and City Life. The exhibition is an intimate inspection of 500 years of the Joseon (1392 –1897) period which inimitably shaped modern Korea. It features more … Continue reading




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Tango With a Whale at the National Museum of Singapore

Starting from April 22, visitors to the National Museum of Singapore who are taking their architectural tours will have their experience enhanced with Google’s Tango technology. Visitors to this Tango-enabled Architectural Tour will be given a Tango-enabled phablet to use … Continue reading




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The Universe and Art

For centuries, humans have always been fascinated by the universal and what lies beyond. We even make use of celestial objects like the stars to help us find the way, or to attempt to predict the future. The Universe and … Continue reading




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Final Week of i Light Marina Bay 2017

This weekend (26 Mar 2017) marks the end of the 2017 edition of the  i Light Marina Bay festival. I made a few more visits to the festival after the media preview so that I can see and photograph the … Continue reading




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i Light Marina Bay Preview

i Light Marina Bay, Asia’s only sustainable light art festival is back for its fifth round. Starting from this year, the popular festival will now be an yearly affair, instead of bi-yearly as with the previous rounds. Held from 3 … Continue reading




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The Supermoon Which Eluded Us

The night of 14 November 2016 is supposed to be the night when the moon is the closest to Earth in 68 years. The phenomenon is known as a Supermoon, and though it’s not rare (there were 3 in this … Continue reading




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Singapore Night Festival 2016—Part 2

The ninth Singapore Night Festival came to an end with performances by the aptly-named street theatre company, Close Act, from the Netherlands. They gave 2 different performances on last Friday and Saturday to a huge crowd at both Armenian Street … Continue reading




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Singapore Night Festival 2016—Part 1

The annual Singapore Night Festival returned last weekend at the Bras Basah precint, with a theme of “Innovation and Invention”. After the glitz and glamour of last year’s festival, the current installation is comparably lacklustre. Nevertheless, here are a few … Continue reading




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My First Photo Contest Win

I was delighted to receive a Facebook notification (and an email) from Fujifilm Singapore that the entry I’ve submitted for their photo contest has been selected as the winner! The prize was the Fujinon XF 35mm f/2.0R WR. This is … Continue reading




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Goodbye, Funan. Thanks For All the Memories.

Today (30 June 2016) is the last day of operation of the Funan Digitalife Mall in Singapore. For over 30 years, it has been the go-to place to shop for IT (and later, photography) products. It’ll undergo an extensive redevelopment … Continue reading




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