Archive for the ‘Art Practioners’ Category

Inspire#13: A Sound State (Wendy Phua) | Artwork Background Credit: Wendy Phua

Wendy Phua, in a few of her own words… Though I’m a musician, I’ve always seen myself more as a creative whose craft happens to be music. Anything that touches on culture excites me, be it music, literature, art, cinema or even architecture. I’ve dabbled in all these disciplines at various points in my life,   Read More …

[refer to inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon) for my interview with Mark] I always have trouble starting on the ‘backgrounds’ of these wonderful people I have the honour of ‘interviewing’, but then once I start, I don’t want to stop. Each one of these inspiring features has a sort of ‘relationship’ with me so much   Read More …

inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon)

[also see Background to inspire#9: Wrong Town (Mark Gordon)] * All italics and emboldening are editor’s own Mark Gordon, in a few of his own words. I’ve been a professional photographer for the last 10 years, coming back to it late at the age of 50. Now I’m broadly interested in photography, film and music,   Read More …

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[for the background and my personal response to this article please see “Background to Inspire#6: Out of Paper Boxes (Melinda Tan)“] I have always had trouble forming cool, suave and hip introductions of myself on social. It’s a hard thing to do, being honest of how you see yourself and how others look at you,   Read More …

[This article covers the background to Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang).] I first met Calvin at a cafe that used to stand along South Bridge Road, Singapore. I had a lot of original jazz material that I wanted to put together with a quartet I had envisioned, called White Noise. Broun Cafe proved to be   Read More …

Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang)

[refer also to “Background to Inspire#5: Going Home (Calvin Pang)] In the artist’s own words: “pang is an art practitioner based in Singapore whose works are made up of the ordinaries in life, solitary interludes and encounters with people. Along with his art practice, he documents his existence through photographs, drawings and writings.” (This article’s   Read More …