The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye: Demythologising the Singapore Story

As Singapore prepares to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of Sir Stamford Raffles’s arrival in January 1819, Jonathan turns to an unlikely source of historical knowledge: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. In this article, he reflects on the politics of remembering and forgetting, and on the form and content of Singaporean public memory.


Hanniel Lim pens a villanelle with a religious existentialist interpretation of the voice of the biblical figure Solomon based on Jewish and Islamic traditions.

Does Art Imitate Life or Does Life Imitate Art: Featuring Artsbuzu

In conjunction with Arts Week, Shane decides that it is timely for us to contemplate what art truly is, and what better way to do this than to ask our friends over at @artsbuzu for their thoughts!

Crazy Rich Asians: A Review

Christopher Liew gives his take on the hit movie Crazy Rich Asians.

Slate’s Search for Soul

Slate, the Tembusu College’s theatre collective, staged a production of Tan Tarn How’s “The Lady of Soul and Her Ultimate ‘S’ Machine” last semester. Erica Lim looks into the production team’s creative process.

Curious about Coaching?

One of the options senior students can select to invest in their personal development this semester is one-to-one coaching. What is it, and how does it work? How do you know if it might be a good choice for you?