Nusantara.com: Essays

A Tale of Two Art Spaces
posted Sept 9, 2011

Demanding more from our eBooks
posted Dec 10, 2010

Notes on the Merlion, on PublicArt.SG
posted Nov 8, 2009

Public Art in Singapore: More Trouble than it is Worth? [561k pdf]
posted Dec 4, 2005

Displacing Singapore
posted Jan 27, 2001

Java Style: the Raffles Chair
posted June 19, 2001

Idol Hands: the Art of Wang Keping
reposted Jan 6, 2002

Singapore Sweepstakes: a Survey of Singapore Art circa 1988
posted Jan 8, 2002

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Displacing Singapore

When this place meant something, many years ago, there was a boulder that stood on a sandy spit at the mouth of the Singapore River. Two meters tall, the boulder had been split, one face carved to receive an inscription. Of the inscription we know very little, for only fragments remain.

...essay continues

Displacing Singapore first appeared in the book "Singapore: Views on the Urban Landscape", with photographs of Lucas Jodogne, Antwerp: Pandora, 1998"