Creative Work Database
Listing of creative work related to Singapore.
Our new Creative Work database is a repository for literary and dramatic works related to Singapore which are written by FASS Faculty and Students, past and present. The contents of this work-in-progress call on the theories and techniques taught and researched at FASS. Some of the creative work links to a sample of the original text. Research is also ongoing and the database will grow as we continue to update it. Items with the symbol “i” indicate that an abstract is available.
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1.“Serangoon Road: A Pictorial History” (சிராங்கூன் சாலை: சித்திர வரலாறு), Educational Publications Bureau, Singapore, Jul 1983, Print.i<x Edited by Nirmala Shotam-Gore and Sharon Siddique, this is the accompanying commentary to a pictorial exhibition held at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial along Race Course Lane. Organised by the the Archives and Oral History Department, this photo exhibition chronicles the development of Serangoon Road and its window into the Indian culture in Singapore.Languages: Tamil, EnglishDepartments: SociologyCategories: Photo Essay
2.“Orchard Road”, Singapore: Places, Poems, Paintings, Ed. B. S. Koh, Art Ed. W. H. Chia, Singapore: Art and Artist Speak, 1993, 100-1, Print.Languages: EnglishDepartments: SociologyCategories: Poetry
3.“Conversations with Singapore River”, Singapore: Places, Poems, Paintings, Ed. B. S. Koh, Art Ed. W. H. Chia, Singapore: Art and Artist Speak, 1993, 14, Print.Languages: EnglishDepartments: SociologyCategories: Poetry
4.“Singapore River”, Journeys: Words, Home and Nation: Anthology of Singapore Poetry (1984-1995), Eds. E. Thumboo et al., Singapore: Unipress, 1995, 79-80, Print.i<x The Singapore River laments his existence in the present and reminisces about the vibrancy of his past where he is frequently used and needed by the people of Singapore.Languages: EnglishDepartments: SociologyCategories: Poetry
5.“Singapore River”, Journeys: Words, Home and Nation: Anthology of Singapore Poetry (1984-1995), Eds. E. Thumboo et al., Trans. C. L. Ho et al., Singapore: UniPress, 1995, 79-80, Print.i<x The Singapore River is presented as a female entity reflecting on its vibrant past, the nation it has helped give birth to, and its current state of neglect. It hopes for the old passions to return momentarily. There is a distinct sexual overtone throughout, especially in the metaphors used.Languages: EnglishDepartments: SociologyCategories: Poetry
6.Gitanjali [I feel the earth move]i<x Will you fight for freedom knowing the inevitable loss ahead? A mother pins her hopes upon her son, unknowingly hindering his own dreams. A teacher struggles to accept her protégé whose ambitions steers her away from tradition. A writer drawn to his muse faces the reality of their unresolved chapter. These relationships collide in The Necessary Stage's Gitanjali [I feel the earth move], a brand new interdisciplinary and intercultural production inspired by the poetry of Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore. Directed by Alvin Tan and written by Haresh Sharma, this groundbreaking production features movement by French-Laotian choreographer-dancer Olé Khamchanla, Jereh Leong, Raka Maitra, a renowed Odissi classical/contemporary dancer, and Hindustani vocalist Namita Mehta.Languages: EnglishDepartments: English Language and LiteratureCategories: Dance, Theatre Event