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
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
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We’ve come to the middle of our campaign. The question is, is #CollapseofConstruction simply a campaign brought in to highlight the need to break negative constructions, that prevent us from celebrating each other’s diversity? The answer is no. Collapse of Construction is not just a campaign, but functions also as shelf for catharsis; for our … Continue reading COLLAPSE OF CONSTRUCTION | THE TRUTH ABOUT IT
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
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.
We spoke to EUNCHONG, the Korean entrepreneur/business-owner of +82 Cafe in Singapore, located at Rendevous Hotel. We had the honour of conducting our first entirely non-English interview with him – with the help of our talented interpreter, Norika. FUN FACT 1: +82 is S.Korea’s dialing code! FUN FACT 2: Eunchong’s brother is…a member of K-Pop group BTOB! … Continue reading HEART TO SAY WITH EUNCHONG