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
Hi there again, thank you for being here with us to open up ISSUE 3.5: THE CONTEMPORARY CONDITION…
…and for being here with us to end 2017.
A poem that was born in the midst of contemplation, as lights went out in a room. What if someone, Switched off all the lights, And plunged us, Into the dark, Dancing, In shadows no longer existent, A dozen pirouettes, The waltz behind a hymn, Worries that plagued us, Now light as a feather. … Continue reading MUMBLED WORDS ON A PAGE by MARK OOI
In a society where use of technology will always be necessary and part of essential processes of our daily lives—commuting, eating, submitting work, completing work, sending greetings or condolences—it is also as easy for us to share our work and receive feedback on it. Because we can connect with family, we can also connect with … Continue reading 3.5: The Contemporary Conversation
In a contemporary world, how do we find means of connection?
In issue 3.5, we deliberate on the methods in which communication and connections can be forged and formed through a multitude of devices and avenues – not just through text messaging but through the very same way in which we allow ourselves creative escapes…
We corresponded with Racy Lim, the extremely cool person behind SAND magazine – and we did not regret asking her one more core question than usual. #LearntALot. Racy Lim’s words spoke to us in the way the conversations in page-turner novels are read – they echoed over and over again. Her thoughtfulness in curation – of SAND … Continue reading HEART TO SAY SPECIAL WITH RACY LIM
WE HAD TWO QUESTIONS and FALLING FEATHERS answered both in a laconic, honest-to-heart manner that left us wanting to hear more from him – Well, after listening to his unique vocals soar in his bright tunes that’ll put a smile on your face, we just know that the right place to hear more from the young, vivacious singer … Continue reading HEART TO SAY WITH FALLING FEATHERS
ST. HUMAIN, the man who is the man, aka amazing vocalist, producer and song-writer – he did not grill me for the pun I made when we had our first email exchange. It was word-play on the title of his song, that’s really amazing — please go listen to it. I’ll make it easier for you; the … Continue reading HEART TO SAY with ST. HUMAIN
LOGGING ON TeamCarpeBloom: status: online TeamCarpeBloom is typing… TeamCarpeBloom says: ACTUALLY, WE’VE NEVER GONE OFFLINE. NEVER LOGGED OFF. UNTIL NOW. AS YOUNG PEOPLE, WE’RE ALWAYS ONLINE. CONNECTED. TO WI-FI. TO DATA. TO EACH OTHER. TO OUR THEORIES, OUR DIGITAL ART WORK, LINES OF TEXT ON A LAPTOP SCREEN. WIRES TRANSMITTING MUSIC TO OUR EARS. WE’RE ALWAYS CONNECTED. ALWAYS … Continue reading ISSUE 3 | LOG ON
It’s me, Athena – founder of this shebang! Writing on feeling small in a huge world and the undeniable thrill of being a part of something bigger.