An account of my visit to one of the two surviving dragon kilns in Singapore, and about the Awaken The Dragon Project

An account of my visit to one of the two surviving dragon kilns in Singapore, and about the Awaken The Dragon Project

Dragon kiln in Singapore. Taken in Nov 2012. Thanks to Facebook, I was somehow notified by my friends about this project called "Awaken the Dragon ". Awaken the Dragon is "a community art project surrounding the last two remaining Dragon Kilns in Singapore". Wait a moment. Were you surprised to know that there are dragon kilns in Singapore? What is a dragon kiln? These questions were addressed when I decided to make my way to a relatively unfamiliar part of Singapore recently to take part in one of the Dragon workshops . I found my way to Focus Ceramics, near Jalan Bahar, along Lorong Tawas. As I was not familiar with the locality, I decided it would be a good idea to hire a taxi from the nearest MRT station, i.e. Boon Lay MRT station. The workshop where the dragon kiln was located. Who will know its future? Before the workshop, I found myself greeted with the privilege of...

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