ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR | The Little Red Piano by Kyle Perdue

I was walking on the sidewalk when my beanie was blown off by the wind. There were several thunder-clouds, just outside of town, dark and heavy, that were riding the breeze in quickly. They crackled and growled, warning us that yes, they would soon be lit by strikes overhead, lighting the sky up – a Continue reading ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR | The Little Red Piano by Kyle Perdue

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACCEPTANCE & ACCELERATION

As Bella put wonderfully, when there is diversity, we need to learn to go beyond tolerance and move towards wholeheartedly accepting the differences between us. As youth, we are in the position to reshape the culture of acceptance in our current Singaporean society. The idea of tolerance plays a part in helping us progress forwards for Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACCEPTANCE & ACCELERATION

ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR {OPEN CALL}

ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR [LOVE, ARMOUR] We will be headed into the thick of 2018 by the time Issue 5 will drop on online platforms, and as young people ourselves—we definitely understand the struggles of getting through the seemingly endless months/days of exhausting work. Being emotionally drained is something that may hinder one’s progress and cause us Continue reading ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR {OPEN CALL}

SINE BAND SG: The Average and More of Everything

In June, we had the pleasure of sitting down with the band SINE – Marcus, Eugene, CJ – for an in-depth conversation on creative identity, their debut EP, and personal thoughts about progressing in the local music scene. SINE BAND SG talked to us rather candidly,  and we couldn’t be more grateful for the interesting Continue reading SINE BAND SG: The Average and More of Everything

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | CELEBRATION

It is important to collapse the construction with each other in mind. While different communities may be unfairly placed in different positions or different lights in society, it is important to remember that a construction is levied upon every one of us. We’re all levied out a comparison to another person of the same race’s past Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | CELEBRATION

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACROSS THE BENCH

words in BOLD are Shikin’s voice. CARPE: We’re coming to the end of our campaign. Shikin – please share with us some ‘across the bench’ thoughts on diversity – what rules and ideas could be upheld, applicable to every part of society and racial community – that helps us strive towards a racially harmonious society?  Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | ACROSS THE BENCH

COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | TAKING ACTION

School. That’s a place where young people from different racial backgrounds congregate together. We study a wide range of subjects together, take exams together, try not to fall asleep in class – together. And there’s something magical about that. A tight-knit community culture is something characteristic of Singapore. Because we’re a small country, we put in Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | TAKING ACTION

ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR |THESE ARE ALL THE NAMES OF ALL THE SIDES OF MY DIAMOND-SHAPED HEART

Consanguineous. Rambunctious. Delicious. A Hummingbird. A Raw Diamond.  A Falling  Meteor. Molten Lava.  Diverted. A Scheming, Petty, Selfish Rat Bastard. An infant. Unstoppable. A Torn  Sail. A Pair  of Left Feet. Dynamite. Pirouette-ing. Learning French While Hanging Upside-Down. Indignant. An Uppity Bitch. Bloody.  An Art Project. Finished/Unfinished/I’m Not Sure.  A Rabid Wolf. Foaming at the Continue reading ISSUE 5: AMO, ARMOUR |THESE ARE ALL THE NAMES OF ALL THE SIDES OF MY DIAMOND-SHAPED HEART