Anmari Van Nieuwenhove

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Exploring the Political in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art

Exploring the Political in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art

Art has always been a way to document and negotiate socio-political phenomena. Southeast Asia is a region that has, over the past century alone, gone through numerous transformations, captured in the work of its modern and contemporary artists. Here, Metis — our art education partner here at Mandala — takes a look

The Seductress, The Virgin, The Matriarch

The Seductress, The Virgin, The Matriarch

In conversation with Singaporean artists Lizzie Wee and Stephanie Jane Burt on how 'radical softness' can destabilise gendered hierarchies. With the rise in popularity of millennial pink and an evident resurgence of Y2K fashion, the values of ‘soft’, ‘pretty’ and ‘pink’ have become critical tools to deconstruct, subvert and contest

A Poetry "Slam" with Daryl Lim

A Poetry "Slam" with Daryl Lim

We ask Daryl Lim to share with us 3 poems from his soon-to-be-launched anthology, Anything but Human—"a sensory playground for the overworked bourgeoisie, a zen retreat for production factors in a post-capitalist world, a city deconstructed that you will come to see anew." —review by Amanda Chong. In an

MANDALA MIXES: KFC—A Morning in the Analogue Room

MANDALA MIXES: KFC—A Morning in the Analogue Room

Next up in our series of proper, 2 hour mixes by local and international DJs created specially for Mandala Club is DJ KFC whose 'no music, no life' philosophy has taken him through the multitudes of musical genres with true verve and appreciation. With this mix, he takes us to

Gallery Spotlight: Yeo Workshop

Gallery Spotlight: Yeo Workshop

Read more about artist Moi Tran's solo exhibition I Love A Broad Margin to my Life at local art gallery, Yeo Workshop. Moi Tran: ‘I Love a Broad Margin to My Life’ (15 May - 3 July 2021) was Yeo Workshop's first solo exhibition of the works by Vietnamese diaspora

Tatler Asia: Featuring—Gaggan

Tatler Asia's Lifestyle Editor Coco Marett gets personal with Gaggan Anand on food, growing up in poverty and that time he bought his mother a Rolex. Reclaiming The Culture: Chef Gaggan Anand On Asia’s Inevitable Culinary TakeoverChef Gaggan Anand gets candid about the future of Asian cuisine ahead of

MANDALA MIXES: Brendon P—Dusk at Popi's Garden

MANDALA MIXES: Brendon P—Dusk at Popi's Garden

Our first in a series of specially created mixes by local and international DJs known far and wide for their individual, distinctive sounds. Each playlist responds to a venue in the Club at a particular time—perfect for you to imagine yourself whisked away to a different time and place