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Salon talk at The Substation for “Discipline the City”

I was very glad to have participated in the Salon Series at The Substation running this year under the theme of ‘Discipline the City’ with Joanne Leow as speakers. Both of us wanted to open up a conversation about ‘street’ art in Singapore, a heavily regulated Southeast Asian city-state — that is, art of the street (i.e. street culture), and art also done from street level (to evoke de Certeau and Lefebvre) — and throw these questions out there: is there an aesthetic of resistance to Singaporean (street) art? And how would one describe that if there was, in the context of the spatially controlled urban space? Continue reading

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