Arts & Culture

Actress Makes Directorial Debut

Actress Tan Hui Er (CS‘18) makes her directorial debut with Paparazzi’s production of “Those Who Can’t, Teach.” A self-confessed theatre enthusiast, she now has a better understanding of what happens both on stage and behind the scenes.

The BC-AD sculpture in Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information was created in 1997, commissioned by Nanyang Technological University to commemorate the new school building. PHOTO: HELENE TIAN

Seeking the Truth

Sculptor and artist Sun Yu-Li produces art pieces that reflect his questions on existence and the purpose of life.

As an avid film watcher, Kobinathan loves the liberating feeling of being transported to another world when he watches a movie. PHOTO: SIOBHAN TAN

The Art of Curating

As an avid film watcher, Viknesh Kobinathan (CS‘14) took part in Perspectives Film Festival, a WKWSCI practicum that kick-started his career as a film curator.

Adrian Yeap returns to his alma mater to share more about his journey as a Creative. PHOTO: NIGEL CHAN

How to be an Advertising Pro

A creative director at Leo Burnett and a member on the WKWSCI Alumni Advisory Board, Adrian Yeap (CS’07) shares his views on what makes a good advertising campaign.

Sai Fengjia (CS’16) and Isaac Ang are the proud owners of Loop Garms, which specialises in buying, selling and trading vintage clothing. PHOTO: NATASHA KASIM

Making Vintage Fun for All

Spurred by a passion for vintage apparel, Sai Fengjia (CS’16) set up Loop Garms last year with her business partner Isaac Ang, a former classmate from polytechnic.

In pursuit of her passion for salsa, Dawn Eng gave up her job at a social media firm to travel the world to train under the best salsa practitioners​. PHOTO COURTESY OF: DAWN ENG

On Fire for Salsa!

Dawn Eng (CS’14) never envisioned that her first salsa experience at age 20 would eventually transform her into a professional salsera. The three-time salsa champion shares about her learning journey while pursuing this culturally rich dance.

Charntor’s music cover for his single ‘Freedom’— a song inspired by Grimes ‘Reality’. With an upbeat tempo, this song talks about liberation. PHOTO COURTESY OF: EDSON CHARNTOR

Hitting The Right Note

WKWSCI freshmen Edson Charntor, Clement Ng and Kristian Pineda (all CS ’22) each approach music differently to achieve their own sounds.

It is no piece of cake for Tan to strike a balance between her baking commitments and studying. PHOTO COURTESY OF: NTU UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS PROGRAMME

Our Instagram Bakers

Two final-year WKWSCI students share their recipe to success, after a baking hobby turned serious on Instagram.

After completing a double degree in Fine Arts and Communication Studies, Lim decided to produce his own talk show. PHOTO: SHERYL CHUA

Getting in The Zone

Joel Lim (CS’17) kickstarts The Zone, a YouTube entertainment talk show by millennials, for millennials.

A photographer and visual artist, Sven Pfrommer picked up his first camera when he was eight. PHOTO: BEVERLY CHEW

An Artist of All Trades

With a keen eye for art and photography, WKWSCI advertising lecturer Sven Pfrommer shares how he made the transition from print to digital.

Tan Yang Er (CS’16) is one of four founders of 21 Moonstone. PHOTO: BEVERLY CHEW  

Creating a Home at 21 Moonstone

Tan Yang Er (CS’16) recounts how 21 Moonstone, an emerging shared studio space for creatives, came to be.

Former national fencer Nona Lim (CS’97) is making a name for herself in the United States with her own brand of organic bone broths and soups. PHOTOS COURTESY OF NONA LIM

Nona Lim Cooks Up a Storm

Former national fencer Nona Lim (CS’97) is making a name for herself in the United States with her own brand of organic bone broths and soups.