Loneliness and Reconnection in “The Listener” (2020) and “Waiting Room” (2018)

A catacomb of home units stacked into high-rise flats, Singapore’s dense population and geographical constraints force citizens to live in close proximity with each other. Yet, this closeness does little in alleviating the loneliness that surrounds residents, where greater barriers against human connection are built for the fear of being too nosy or feeling too … Continue reading Loneliness and Reconnection in “The Listener” (2020) and “Waiting Room” (2018)

“Still Standing” (2020): A Love Letter to Things Lost

Singapore has always been a nation of contradictions. A young nation looking forward to a better future yet reluctant to leave tradition behind; a nation refusing to jeopardise the status quo yet yearning for progress; a nation held together by ‘kampung spirit’ yet comprising individuals who all have to look out for their own best … Continue reading “Still Standing” (2020): A Love Letter to Things Lost