Category: Lost And Found -Singapore

Morning Noodles & Gossip At The Toapayoh Hawker Centre

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper The ritual of getting together at a neighbourhood Hawker centre and having a meal with family, friends and neighbours, make the Hawker centres more like a community gathering space. People having meals together in the same place and sharing their lives with their

Telling Of Fortunes At Waterloo ST

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint papers 46cm x 61cm The Waterloo Street landmarks include the Maghain Aboth Synagogue, Sri Krishna Temple and Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple. Religious buildings line this street, reflecting the multicultural community that Singapore is. Being a small city state, with its Chinese, Malay, Tamils & people with

Xiangqi Players and the Sleeping Champion

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper, 46cm x 61cm People who haven’t ventured into the smaller streets and hidden alleyways of Singapore, rarely get to witness these scenes. In the times of online and virtual gaming, this painting gives us a peek into the vanishing traditional gaming culture of

Thinking Tamil, Talking Singlish, Eating Chinese

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper, 46cm x 61cm This is a mundane, ordinary scene of a corner in Tekka Market, Little India, with a little Taoist shrine in the background, where people of different ethnicity, hang out together. In its contrast lies the essence of this composition, where

Choices Between the Many Reds

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper 76cm x 76cm The Straits times press articles collaged with this painting, are a preview on leaders of Singapore ruling party, their strengths and weaknesses. The title, ‘Choices between the many reds’  and the imagery of a girl in China town market filled

Hues of Koon Seng Rd

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper, 46cm x 61cm Koon Seng road is one of the few by-lanes of Singapore where you can visualise what old Singapore looked like. These Peranakan style homes and shophouses are an escape into the past in modern day Singapore. In this artwork, collaged

Kopi Gu You At Heap Seng Leong

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

Once Upon A Shop in Singapore

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper 46cm x 61cm Mareara Trading Co, which recently closed down, was an old school shop which sold toys, hand made by the owner Mr Seow himself. This shop was one of its kind, trying to stay in business among digital games and hi-tech

Back Stage Of The Teo chew Opera Show

Acrylic on canvas with collaged newsprint paper, 46cm x 61cm A Teo chew Opera troop found warming up back stage before their evening performance, at a stage setup at the corner of street in Little India, in front of a halal mutton & chicken shop.

Lost And Found- Singapore

‘Lost & Found- Singapore’ Artist Zoya Chaudhary has been interested in the visual documentation and celebration of the local character and flavor of places. There is a realization that this character is quickly being lost. To sell global products, media also sells ideas, often one-sided, and creates unjustifiable fascinations with

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