Letter reposted from Arts Community Yahoo Group, sent to list on July 19, 2009: Dear all,Tomorrow I will be taking my oath of allegiance in Parliament alongside the 8 other NMPs recently appointed. We received our instruments of appointment from the President on Thursday. As I start this new journey, I feel duty-bound to write […]Read more "NMP Audrey Wong calls for Arts Groups to dialogue with her"
Tell me, isn’t this cool?! Portable Screening Day, organized by the The Portable Film Festival: The Portable Film Festival, now in its third year, is an international festival of film and user created content. It works in the same way as other film festivals – the only difference is that it is delivered completely online and […]Read more "Portable Screening Day"
There’s an amazing installation at the MOMA NYC by Beijing based artist 宋冬 Song Dong called 物尽其用 or Waste Not. The breathtaking display of his elderly mother’s entire collection of material possessions (including the wooden frame of the house) covers the entire space of the second floor atrium. Visitors are invited to walk through clear paths spliced […]Read more "宋冬 @ MOMA NYC"
If you haven’t heard already, Michael Jackson passed away around 1pm earlier today. He was rushed to the UCLA Medical Center after paramedics, responding to a call, couldn’t revive him. He had already stopped breathing when the paramedics arrived. He had suffered a heart attack. Within hours, hordes of fans rushed down to the medical […]Read more "Michael Jackson RIP"
Singapore’s media policy towards homosexuality and Section 377A will hinder any improvement of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Singapore. The preliminary success of AIDS Chinese drama serial 不凡的爱By My Side and scholarly material show that educational-entertainment programs on free-to-air TV can be used to positively generate HIV awareness and prevention. However, the fact that homosexuality is a taboo […]Read more "HIV/AIDS: Why Singapore’s media policies need to change"