My client has sold me out for a price that is more than I’m actually worth to the A.I. bureaucracy.
The spirit of Carpe Bloom in seizing the day means that we take every opportunity to develop numerous creative projects, experimenting with sound engineering, video, photography, journalism to externalise other pursuits of passion, aligned with social concerns and causes. Presenting to you Team Carpe's affiliated projects - their status, directors and links can be found below. [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
TO COLLAPSE THE CONSTRUCTION: THE INGREDIENT OF UNDERSTANDING The main takeaway from our conversation with Soravee was that UNDERSTANDING practised by both parties in the interaction is VITAL to creating a comfortable environment for strong relationships between people of different races.
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 [...]
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 [...]
A habit is a routine of behaviour or process that you practise regularly - it is intrinsic to your day, unconsciously performed, and may be a good or bad habit. For issue 6 of Carpe Bloom - the issue to close off 2018 - we don't want to hear about why you think your habit should be [...]
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 [...]
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? [...]
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 [...]