Luna and Saleh

A Review of Between Worlds The National Gallery Singapore’s exhibition Between Worlds brings together works by two key Southeast Asian artists: Raden Saleh (1811-1880) from Indonesia and Juan Luna (1857-1899) from the Philippines. It features more than 100 works from collections all over the world and, according to Director Eugene Tan, is “the most comprehensive…

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Nyi Ma Lay

Nyi Ma Lay, which means “my younger sister,” is the name of the short film directed by Chiang Wei Liang and presented at the 28th Singapore International Film Festival. The 20-minute clip is filmed entirely with one long shot, and starts with a domestic helper looking into the distance on a tall building. We soon realise…

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