By the Sweat of Their Brows
Editorial, Illustration
By the Sweat of Their Brows

 

Singapore, as a young and successful metropolitan city, thrives on progress and advancement in all aspects, which also means the scenery is constantly changing. To define the essence of a country and as a differentiating factor, we would look at its culture; only that culture would still be inevitably lost from one generation to the next. Focusing on old-school trades and businesses, this piece brings to mind an admirable generation of makers and entrepreneurs who took things into their own hands, from the ground up, with only a fraction of what we have now; who also honed their skills for decades and stayed true to their trades. And they are dying out because society and economy have evolved.

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By the Sweat of Their Brows

 

I-S Magazine

Artwork featured on the cover of the illustrators' issue of I-S magazine,
published May 23 and available island-wide for two weeks as a free publication.

Portraits of a City


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By the Sweat of Their Brows
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