11 Aug '13, 8am

[INTERVIEW] "I wanted to be a priest at a very young age." - Colin Goh, CEO of The Arts House.

[INTERVIEW] "I wanted to be a priest at a very young age." - Colin Goh, CEO of The Arts House.

Singaporeans are a quirky bunch. I find the act of “chope-ing” tables with packets of tissue quite ridiculous. I once took a tissue packet and started wiping the tables with it. I thought it was from the hawker stall but ended being scolded for not being a Singaporean. Another is queuing up for almost everything—the longer the queue, the better the perceived value of the item that they are queuing up for. Though I must confess I’m guilty of it too. I once stood in line hoping to get a Hello Kitty for my daughter. Not my fault: I thought it must be good if everyone is queuing, right? I started off as a “professional beggar” with the Community Chest and it is something that I continue to do. Then I moved to an exhibition and design company and was asked to construct props for art companies like the Singapore Lyric Opera and Singapore Repertory Theatre. Then strangely in 1994...

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