Arts Reviews

Winnie Tan's The Pledge at the Vernacula_ group show at NAFA. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Urich Lau's [Persistence of Vision] The Orators: Monologues at the Vernacula_ group show at NAFA. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Past is present in NAFA's ongoing group show Vernacula_. Photo: NAFA.

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Art review: Vernacula_

May 16
NAFA’s ongoing SG50-themed group show is a marketplace of ideas
Theatre review: The Tempest

Theatre review: The Tempest

SINGAPORE — Like it has been in every single Shakespeare In The Park production that Singapore Repertory Theatre has put up, the set for The Tempest is quite a sight. Towering...

Gallery: Art review: After Utopia

Art review: After Utopia

SINGAPORE — In 1516, the philosopher Thomas More coined the word “utopia” to describe an idealised society living on an island. He could not have predicted that, nearly half a...

Theatre review: Public Enemy

Theatre review: Public Enemy

SINGAPORE — Could it be that W!ld Rice, which has long been known for highly entertaining comedies doubling up as social and political allegories, has grown tired of simply...

Theatre review: Normal

Theatre review: Normal

SINGAPORE — It says something about a society when a seemingly harmless, neutral-sounding word like “normal” strikes fear in the hearts of the young or elicits disapproving...

Gallery: Art review: Simryn Gill: Hugging the Shore

Art review: Simryn Gill: Hugging the Shore

SINGAPORE — Even before you get to grips with the actual work in what’s billed as Singapore-born Simryn Gill’s first major solo exhibition in South-east Asia, the NTU Centre for...

Theatre review: Tartuffe

Theatre review: Tartuffe

SINGAPORE — The French playwright Moliere’s comedy play Tartuffe undoubtedly offers much food for thought these days. A critique of religious hypocrisy written in the 17th...

Art review: Prudential Singapore Eye

Art review: Prudential Singapore Eye

SINGAPORE — During visual artist Lee Wen’s solo retrospective at the Singapore Art Museum in 2012, a particular artwork proved quite popular among visitors: His unusual,...

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