31 Aug '14, 12pm

#PhotoArt #Singapore Supertrees by myspacetom #ff @_n7tm

One night in Singapore I set out to cross the bridge directly outside the Marina Bay Sands hotel (pictured in the background here). Off in the distance I could see the Gardens by the Bay featuring these 50 meter tall "trees" -- called "Supertrees". It was quite late as I began my stroll in the balmy evening, and the eeriest sounds and noises were wafting through the air. Gradually the John Cage-like sounds became louder and then more musical. The effect was avant-garde and otherworldly. It helped that almost no one was around... Everything was so alien, so strange. I started to think to myself how awesome it was that such a public works project could exist and marveled at how truly "out there" the music was... Just the opposite of the sort of cheesy soundtrack you might expect in a theme park or government funded botanical garden (which is what this place is). By the time ...

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