Workaholic. Overworked. These are the two most common terms describing Singapore’s intense work culture. We hear about new strategies from nap pods to employee well-being days but none of them addresses the real question:
Can we truly reimagine the nature of work?
Brooklyn 99, Queer Eye, 2gether, Sex Education. The list goes on. Slowly but surely, LGBTQ+ representation is increasing, and all this is seeping into the media Singaporeans consume. But how are Singaporeans reacting to this new media trend? And what does this mean for the largely conservative Singapore?
Who are you beyond your job? What does it mean to die a fulfilling death? Why have you decided to click on this post? Local mental health and arts advocacy group, ThisConnect.today is asking all the hard questions in their latest exhibition ‘What Am I, If I Am Not?’. The highly experiential exhibition boasts a record-breaking 572 masks from their Masks of Singapore project, as well as other tactile and thought-provoking pieces. Ignite speaks to ThisConnect’s founder, Ming Kwang, to find out more.
You’ve heard of Singaporean Dream, Hawker Wars and Chope! The Card Game. Now, get ready for Chao Recruit!
The BMT – inspired card game was created by NUS students Liu Chuanjiang and Romaine Lee. Speaking to Liu, we find out more about what it took for them to create their card game from their inspirations to their aspirations for what lies ahead for their board game.
“This is legit, doesn’t feel local.” The label ‘made in Singapore’ has been discriminated against by us. From music to film, we are quick to feel embarrassed about or cringe at local productions (and even local culture). Strangely enough, this phenomenon is not unique to Singapore.
For all the young Singaporeans out there, you’re probably accustomed to hearing about a certain path of how your life journey is supposed to unfold over the years. However, are our preconceived notions of what the first 25 years or so of our lives are supposed to play out true, or is there more to the modern life path?