25 Jan '16, 2pm

Singapore’s art scene – Art for the sake of what? https://t.co/KdWeDPPqWn

Singapore’s art scene is finally freeing itself from financial markets – Candid’s resident Asian Arts correspondent Peter Schmike investigates. When Singapore became an independent country 50 years ago, the prospects for success seemed very gloomy. However, the young nation has transformed into the economic powerhouse of Southeast Asia by strategic investments and long-term planning. Without any natural recourses or any significant impact on art history, Singapore set out the write these wrongs right. Little bureaucracy, an efficient system and ideal business conditions have attracted skilled labour and wealth from not only the region, but also from around the world. While business is taken care of itself these days, Singapore has no longer the need to be merely associated with financial markets. The country’s significance for the art world is next on the agenda. The Natio...

Full article: http://www.candidmagazine.com/21595-2/

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