The artist Charles Lim will represent Singapore at the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. SEA STATE, curated by Shabbir Hussain Mustafa, is a project in nine parts, initiated in 2005 by the artist with the premise of inverting perceptions of sea and land on the island of Singapore. In Venice visitors will […]

Photos by Ed Gorwell The island of Sentosa, meaning ‘Peace and Tranquility’ in Malay, lies just off the coast of the main island of Singapore. Before 1972, the island was known as Pulau Belakang Mati, which translates roughly to ‘island of death from behind’. The name change came with the Singaporean Government’s decision to develop […]

Magnum Mentorship Singapore is the first collaborative effort between Magnum Photos and Singapore International Photography Festival (SIPF); designed as a mentorship programme to guide practising photographers in their professional careers by developing a new or existing photographic vision and propelling it to the next level.