Lavender Chang: Portraits

In her personal work, Singaporean based photographer, Lavender Chang maintains an interest in conceptually driven images. Through her photographs, Chang taps into the subtle nuances of her surroundings. Her images are sensitive. Chang treats her photographs like a canvas: images are collaged, overlaid, painted over. Featured in this article, Chang’s editorial portraits demonstrate her interest…

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Instagram Residency Program: Marilyn Goh

  Alright – this is a couple of days overdue, but after a great run by Nate Bajar, we are here to introduce yet another exciting couple of weeks with our latest Instagram Resident Photographer. Marilyn Goh wouldn’t necessarily consider herself a photographer. A graduate of Singapore’s LASALLE College of the Arts, Marilyn does pretty…

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Singapore Art Book Fair 2013

  Singapore Art Book Fair is an annual book fair specialising in contemporary art books and zines. BooksActually and HJGHER have come together to co-organise the Singapore Art Book Fair, an annual book fair specialising in contemporary art books and zines. Witness local and international publishers, distributors and retailers come together and put out a…

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Samantha Tio & Budi Agung Kuswara: The Wax on Our Fingers

“The Wax on Our Fingers” or “Malam di Jari Kita” is a collaboration between Samantha Tio, a Singaporean photographer, and Budi Agung Kuswara, an Indonesian artist. A result of her residency at the prestigious Indonesian photography collective, Ruang Mes 56 in Yogyakarta, “The Wax on Our Fingers”  presents a series of portraits of traditional Batik makers…

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Nguan: How Loneliness Goes

Nguan’s photographs of quiet moments from all around the world is familiar to a lot of us by now. From Japan, to New York, Nguan continues to wander, shooting square, pastel washed photographs. “How Loneliness Goes” turns Nguan’s decisive gaze to the country that he calls home.

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5×5: Dilys Ng of Galavant Magazine

5×5 features five photographs from five different photographers selected by a guest editor. For this week’s 5×5, we welcome Dilys Ng. Dilys is the co-founder of Galavant Magazine, a literature and photography magazine from Singapore. Her selection of images “are a response and navigation to intimacy. They explore experiential and emotional desires within two entities;…

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The SGFilm Channel

As part of an initiative to promote independent Singaporean filmmakers, The Singapore Film Commission has recently launched SGFilm Channel on YouTube. The channel will highlight and stream various short films made independently in Singapore. The channel is managed by Objectifs, an organization that does everything from film distribution, gallery space, to classes and workshops. It’s…

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Young Together, Together Young

YOUNG TOGETHER, TOGETHER YOUNG A Photography Exhibition Objectifs Gallery 56A Arab Street, Singapore 199753 June 30 to July 5, 2011 Curated by Alex Thebez YOUNG TOGETHER, TOGETHER YOUNG explores the idea of youth and the romanticism that surrounds it through the work of six young emerging photographers working in Singapore and New York. Curator and photographer…

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