Archives and Archive Accessibility in Singapore

From The Straits Times, a how Singapore arts and culture institutions are making their archives more accessible. “Spurred by the growing yearning of artists and audiences to learn more about the arts scene in Singapore, arts groups and institutions are now looking to reach out to not just researchers and practitioners through their archives, but also to curious laymen.”

Several pointers to resources here in this article by Nur Asyiqin Mohamad Salleh; check out her accompanying article Struggling to Keep 90 Years of Material. “The perpetual need for space dogs artist-archivist Koh Nguang How and his Singapore Art Archive Project – a dive into Singapore art history through nine decades of material, from yellowing catalogues to vintage photos of happenings at the National Museum Art Gallery.”

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