The rise of NFTs in the contemporary art world: Singapore Art Week

By: Alex Lew, BA History of Art and Archaeology Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been booming, particularly in city-state Singapore. NFTs can be anything digital in the blockchain world – a painting, an art piece, or an autograph. The majority of NFTs are linked to the Ethereum blockchain.  The current NFT craze sees huge sums of […]

Crazy Rich Asians: All Glitz and Glamour?

Glitzy, glamorous, and as glorious as the trailer claimed, this summer’s feel-good Crazy Rich Asians took the world by storm. The adaptation of Singaporean author Kevin Kwan’s book is an all-Asian romantic comedy à la Pride and Prejudice with a dash of Great Gatsby flair. The movie follows Rachel (Constance Wu), our unassuming Chinese-American protagonist, […]