BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Front Row  >  Facades of the Past

Facades of the Past

Victor Chin, Artist

26-Nov-19 15:00

Facades of the Past

Victor Chin’s current art exhibition, titled “Fixing Memories”, continues his longstanding interest in the vernacular Straits Settlement shophouses in Malaysia and Singapore. Besides paying homage to the aesthetics of these unique structures, however, Chin’s work also critiques local conservation practices, and questions how modernisation affects these aspects of our visual heritage. We speak with the artist about his works and what he hopes to convey through them.

Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Chase Caldwell Smith

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureFront Rowartvisual artwatercoloursMalaysian artMalaysian artistshophousesMalaysian architectureconservationheritageStraits SettlementsGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingHospitality, Tourism, ConventionsProperty, Real Estate, ConstructionPropertyVisual ArtsCulture, History, HeritagePoliticsLaw and Legal MattersTravelPropertyVisual ArtsHistoryPeople and Places


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : Wavelength (REPEAT)

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Breaking Bread (REPEAT)

S2E4 - Fine Dining in Penang, the Collaborative Nature of the Food Industry, and McDonald’s-Inspired Pineapple Tarts; Loh Yi Jun (junandtonic.com) | Johnson Wong (Gen)

11:00 AM

A Bit of Culture (REPEAT)

Mastering The Dark Triad; Kam Raslan | Azmyl Yunor | Michael Gong

12:00 PM

I Love KL (REPEAT)

MinNature Malaysia - Small in Size, Big in Ambition; Wan Cheng Huat, Founder, MinNature Malaysia

1:00 PM

Best of Enterprise (REPEAT)

Parent Tested, Kid Approved; Chen Shiqin & Irvin Tan, HaruPlate

1:30 PM

Raise Your Game (REPEAT)

The Common Creative; Paul Fairweather, The Common Creative

2:00 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

10 Things I Hate About You

2:30 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Review - The Tragedy of Macbeth

3:00 PM

GGWP (REPEAT)

Microsoft buys Activision-Blizzard - The Genesis of a Monopoly?; Jonathan Leo, Content Director, Kakuchopurei.com

4:00 PM

Pick Of The Pops

6:00 PM

Wavelength (REPEAT)