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Discovering the Art of Giving and Taking

The angles of Borobudur rising out of the mist seem to leave them suspended in “The Balance of Stupa,” a painting brought out the monument’s circular dimensions. 1,223 more words

Art In More Ways Than One

Setting Out to Cheer and Uplift

The grinding poverty that marks North Jakarta’s coastal subdistrict of Cilincing is palpable. The sight of creaking fishing boat masts at the nearby harbor, as well as the sight of women shucking mussels amid a sea of rubble and rundown houses, is one image of the area’s plight. 964 more words


Second Skin: Poetry on Photo Prompt

Note: ‘Second Skin’, the prose poem is one of the winning poems based on a photo prompt contest hosted by the vibrant literature group in Facebook, The Significant League. 370 more words

The Wings Of Poesy

Spearheading Avant Garde Art

Art lovers flocking to Singapore this October will get more than they bargain for, as the fourth Singapore Biennale kicks off with its share of avant garde art and more. 1,390 more words

Art In More Ways Than One

The Wild Mind

keeps rolling

through the world

of white buildings

and all that variety

which the moon

now will soon shine on

how beautiful

how calm

and how sad… 184 more words


The traditional shopfront

Shopfronts are the interfaces that link the city’s commercial spaces and its public spaces. They contribute to the strength of the local economy, to the Walk Appeal and to the creation of opportunities to meet and exchange stories, wisdom, ideas and knowledge. 19 more words

Urban Life