29 Nov '11, 6pm

Things to do - Message Me - 29 May 2011-31 Mar These days we are bombarded by non-stop messages coming at us at the

Things to do - Message Me - 29 May 2011-31 Mar These days we are bombarded by non-stop messages coming at us at the

These days we are bombarded by non-stop messages coming at us at the speed of light, and can’t let go of our iPhones for fear of being disconnected. This exhibition invites viewers to take a look at the evolution of communication and how it has shaped our lives. For instance, did you know that the computer keyboard has not changed since it was first created? The letters were positioned to slow down fast typists who were likely to jam keys in the age of manual typewriters. Through 100 stamps and philatelic objects, Message Me covers the development of communication – from Egyptian hieroglyphics to the short text messages that populate our technology-driven world. According to Chua Mei Lin, the museum’s curator: ‘From the prehistoric period to the present, man’s desire to communicate, to transfer information and knowledge, has not wavered. An interesting point is that man st...

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