Places: A house that will be gone physically yet will remain in people's memories

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, I learnt about a sound and photography installation titled Villa Alicia that was held from 6 - 11 Aug 2011 in a beautiful old house located along Binjai Park. The house has housed many memories for Dr Nalla Tan, a prominent physician and feminist, and her family since 1970s. This house will be demolished in Aug 2011. A project about homes and memories, Villa Alicia was put together by Alecia Neo and Clarence Chung. In Villa Alicia, Alecia Neo restaged old photographs from the Tan's family photo album. Clarence, as best as I gathered, did the sound installation. The main door. It had somehow captivated my attention. My visit to this house and the installation Villa Alicia triggered me to ponder over what would happen to my personal memories that are associated with a specific place when that place no longer exist. Already, many places where I have personal memories with a...

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