Designed to be the people’s museum. Presenting history and culture to redefine conventional museum experience.
A cultural and architectural icon in Singapore, the Museum hosts vibrant festivals and events all year round – the dynamic Night Festival, visually arresting art installations, as well as amazing performances and film screenings – in addition to presenting lauded exhibitions and precious artifacts. The programming is supported by a wide range of facilities and services including F&B, retail and a Resource Centre.
With a rich history dating back to its inception in 1887, the National Museum of Singapore is Singapore’s oldest museum with the youngest and most innovative soul. Designed to be the people’s museum, the National Museum is a custodian of the 11 National Treasures, and its Singapore History and Living Galleries adopt cutting-edge and varied ways of presenting history and culture to redefine conventional museum experience.
Lomography had a quick chat with him about his experience using the Daguerreotype Achromat Art Lens, getting older with a passion for photography, and his photos of Singapore's national flower — the Orchid.
Jacob James is a British travel and cultural documentary photographer who captures the people and places of the world in a beautiful light, both visually and conceptually. He shares his experiences from his perspective as both artist and teacher.
For vintage portraitists, no one can ever go wrong with Edward Curtis, the American photographer, and ethnologist whose coverage of the American West and Native American peoples continue to be one of the most significant works and oeuvre of an artist in American history.
If you're in Singapore between 28 June to 9 September, you might want to check out the Singapore International Festival of Arts. This year, SIFA's curatorial theme is "Enchantment." Prepare yourselves for an inspiring immersion in art and culture!
Self-portraiture is synonymous to experimenting and getting to know one's self, it's a classic tradition of art history, but it never fails to be beautiful. And such is Rimel Neffati, who finds amusement within herself, through photography, red lipstick, masks, crowns, and flowers.