The Fall of Singapore: A brief study

After a speaking engagement at a conference, I was happy to find a bit of time to drop by the National Museum of Singapore. I was particularly interested in visiting the exhibits on the rainforest and trees, and somehow drifted towards the permanent exhibit on the history of the island state. The museum should commended …

Everything in its right place

Flipping through my notes from a previous exhibition and I came across this reply I had written to the curator, answering her questions about the reason for my choice in working with a tangible medium. At the time I had just started working on my monsoon series. My thoughts have changed considerably since then, but …

Visualising disasters

Recently I was asked to visit Palu and document the aftermath of the recent earthquake and recovery efforts. Unfortunately I couldn’t accept the assignment due to commitments but I was reminded of one of my previous assignments covering a disaster area. I thought it would be a good time to write a short note about …