"Mosque and murals": the promotion of Kampung Gelam
The research seeks to investigate the myriad of meanings, aspirations and power that an image possesses especially in the promotion of heritage. Particularly, it focuses on the promotion of Kampong Glam online. Through extraction of fundamental concepts from various literature on visual rhetoric, the study proposes a visual rhetoric analysis framework that is used in analysing the current interpretation and promotion of Kampong Glam. The findings from the framework has led to the exploration of different themes such as the colonial narrative, historical disconnect, excluded stakeholders and creation of symbols. "
2019 – 2021
National University of Singapore
Research Assistant for Emeritus Professor Edwin Thumboo
2020 – Present
2019 – 2020
ARTWALK Little India 2020