Despite the challenges faced by businesses across all sectors, arts groups in particular have persisted in their mission, turning to alternative ways to make a living while theatres and performance spaces remain silent... (READ MORE)
Little by little, Ms Lim Su Pei and her team at OH! Open House watched two years of planning implode over the course of the COVID-19 situation. The independent arts group’s first international show in its 10 years of operation, WOOD 2020, aimed to turn old factories into living exhibition spaces, with a site-specific art show designed for about 10,000 people... (READ MORE)
At the Jalan Besar Stadium, the home of Singapore football, a team of “nerds” are teaming up to try and score a decisive goal. Instead of boots and shin-pads, their battle armour is usually flip-flops or sandals, sometimes the odd track shoe... (READ MORE)
Mr Yuogan has lived in the Singapore Boys Home since he was eight. Never having had a house to call his own, he now dreams of settling into his own place. Being born deaf has been a challenge at school for this 22-year-old at school, he is not giving up.
Daniel’s family has rallied around him since he was six, when he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The 15-year-old now does daily exercises with the help from his mother and younger brother.
How an independent sewing and printing studio helped to break the sound barrier for hearing-impaired students with a nifty little idea – transparent face masks for better speech reading.
With weekly therapy sessions at Extraordinary People Limited, Tay Ming Jun, three, now speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien.
As arts spaces remain closed, our local artists stay committed to their craft in the quiet of their own homes. This story is the third in a series looking at how arts and heritage groups are coping during Covid-19.