31 Aug '17, 1am

Enter a war zone in Syria from a room in Singapore via this interactive artwork

SINGAPORE: For many, it is a modern day vision of hell on earth. Projected at the far end of the room is a post-apocalyptic landscape of bombed-out buildings and a rubble-strewn empty street. It looks like a still image, until a man gingerly emerges from one of the buildings. You tentatively wave; he waves back and urges you to come closer. After singing a song in Arabic, the stranger walks away, leaving you to contemplate on this brief encounter amid the aftermath of destruction. The interactive installation is called Guilty Landscapes III, and the place you have just “visited” is Homs, a war-torn city in Syria where thousands have died in the ongoing civil war. A Syrian boy rides a bicycle through a devastated part of the old city of Homs, Syria on Feb 26, 2016. (Photo: AP/Hassan Ammar) Advertisement Advertisement Guilty Landscapes III runs from Aug 31 to Sep 9 at the 72...

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