I am using whiteboard animation and individual illustrations on my phone for this project. This is to ensure my work is original, expressive and unique in presentation method.
The plot is still focused on my Dad’s childhood! However, as I have decided to do a better quality film, I have reduced the number of stories to 1.
As I returned from my hometown village for Chinese New Year, I was curious about whether there’s a similar kampong in Singapore since Malaysia and Singapore shares a similar cultural history. In Malaysia, there’s hundreds of kampongs just for the Chinese, as they were one of the tactics conducted by the British to isolate the Communist military troops from their families Read more →
Honestly I was torn apart because I wanted to do both on Marine Terrace, which I had lived in perpetually my whole life (or as long as I can remember before I moved 2 years ago), and Chinatown. However, I had already went back to Marine Terrace during my last semester for 4D I so this time I decided to Read more →
I approached this project by making a listing of places that I’ve never been in a long time/never been before:
East Coast Park MacRitchie Treetop Walk Pulau Ubin Haw Par Villa Coney Island Little Guilin Changi Airport Kranji War Memorial Lazarus Read more →
For this assignment, I chose Holland Village. Why Holland Village was because it brings back my CJ memories where we would come to this place once in awhile to hang and chill. I have not been here for quite awhile ever since I graduated from my school and hence I decided to revisit the place for this project. Also, Holland Read more →
I have chosen the second approach.
2) Visit a place or an area in Singapore that you are less familiar with, have not been for quite a while or have never been before. Go on a wander, what did you see, smell, or hear?
The place that I have visited is Singapore Polytechnic. It was my polytechnic and I have not visited Read more →
Benjamin Ho is a friend that I’ve made during my years as a polytechnic student. Initially, I did not see him as a particularly fashionable person, but over a few years, I’ve seen his fashion style evolve from something average and without thought to something much more elaborate Read more →
Charcoal stove used to cook bamboo shoots
Guardian of the house
Vintage mouse trap on top of weighing machine
For this project’s first phase, we were tasked with fulfilling one of 3 options:
To have a conversation with someone about their way of life in Singapore / To visit somewhere never visited before or not having visited in a long time / To talk to a family member about life in Singapore.
For phase 1, I decided to interview a classmate Read more →