ART STAGE 2018: Carpe Bloom Reviews

Carpe Bloom went to Art Stage 2018, an anchor event for Singapore Art Week this year. Art Stage is a fair held annually in both Singapore and Jakarta. Within the fair are galleries - each of these galleries house the individual pieces of artists from Asia and sometimes the home-country of the curators, such as [...]

TONIGHT WILL BRING YOU : eatmepoptart

adrian wee / eatmepoptart We had a great conversation with Adrian Wee of eatmepoptart. Here's an excerpt (including two questions we left out from the full thing, because we wanted to post this special)! Here's the full thing. CBLOOM: Before hitting the decks, is there some sort of procedure or ritual that you and the DJs playing for [...]

MUMBLED WORDS ON A PAGE by MARK OOI

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.   [...]

3.5: THE CONTEMPORARY CONDITION

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…

HEART TO SAY SPECIAL WITH RACY LIM

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 [...]

HEART TO SAY with ST. HUMAIN

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 [...]