Kopi Gu You At Heap Seng Leong

ZoyaChaudhary_KopiGuYouAtHeapSengLeong_2017_MixedMedia_92cmx61cm(sm)Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper, 61cm x 92cm

The ‘Heap Seng Leong’ coffee shop has stood at this location in Lavender since 1974.  With its 1950s kopitiam setting, with no false ceiling and a coin operated payphone, it as if time has stood still here, while everything else outside has moved on and been modernised. The artwork is an attempt to preserve this tiny little part of history in the visual memory of Singapore.

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