Admission is Free. All are Welcomed.
23 Feb 2013 13 Mar 2013
Monday to Friday 2pm to 10pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 8pm
The Photographic Society of Singapore
Loke Wan Tho Gallery, Level 3
30 Selegie Road
About the Exhibition:
Singapores street opera began in the early 20s last century; prevailed in 50s to60s and started to decline in the 70s. In the early 90s, there was an accelerating reduction in the number of street theaters due to the rise of multimedia which changed the lifestyle of Singaporeans. With the passage of time, street opera will disappear in the near future.
Before the eternal loss of this performing art, local photographer Goh Koon Peng followed an opera troupe for 3 months and captured 15 street performances held throughout Singapore with a digital camera.
Through the exhibition, he wishes to share the wonderful memories of this fading art from the perspective of a photographic artist; hoping it will leave lasting impressions through his lenses, and the history of Singapore street opera could be enriched by colours.