02 Jun '14, 12pm

New exhibition at National Museum of Singapore on our islandS! FOC, open till 10 Aug.

: Stories from Singapore's Islands 2 June - 10 August 2014 Stamford Gallery, National Museum of Singapore Singapore is not just one "sunny island, set in the sea", but an archipelago of more than 70 islands. For centuries, these islands have been important landmarks for sailors, and also home to different communities who lived off their waters. After Singapore gained independence, however, the islands were transformed dramatically and nearly all their inhabitants resettled on the mainland. This exhibition, Balik Pulau , is a return to the islands, in memory and spirit, to recover the stories of those who lived, worked and played there. With new video interviews, archival images, historic boats, personal mementoes and specimens of marine life, the exhibition charts the changes that have taken place and how a new generation is rediscovering our islands and forging new links ...

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