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Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

The ‘Modern Woman’ Through the Lens of Fashion at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall
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The ‘Modern Woman’ Through the Lens of Fashion at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall

It’s the end of a Saturday night. The outfit you painstakingly wrestled from a closet of truly uninspiring clothes is stained with half-a-pint of beer. In a drunken stupor, you shimmy from the outfit and toss it unceremoniously into a nearby wicker basket. The stench of beer presently suffusing the room is now sole testament to the unspeakable antics which took place that night.  The central question is this: can you imagine that one day that very outfit will speak to future generations about the culture of today? Well, the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall (SYSNMH) certainly could, and they…
Quick Beats: Things to-do this February 2021 for CNY and Valentine’s
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Quick Beats: Things to-do this February 2021 for CNY and Valentine’s

February is a month of celebration, especially with Chinese New Year and Valentine's, and for 2021, Singapore has many things going for it.
Between the Lines of Chinese Political Cartoons
Arts

Between the Lines of Chinese Political Cartoons

What comes to mind when “satirical cartoon” is mentioned? The common tendency is to associate them with The New Yorker or other famous western comics of similar genres. The latest special exhibition, Between the Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution, aims to highlight this lesser-known history by taking us on a time travel back to the golden age of Chinese political cartoons that emerged at the end of the Qing Dynasty. The exhibition space of Between the Lines – The Chinese Cartoon Revolution. You may be as surprised as I am to find out that witty commentary-styled cartoons in Singapore…
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