Shots of the Arts (STARTS)
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"Everything starts from a dot."
- Wassily Kandinsky

32CM values creatives from all walks of life. These individuals form a part of a vibrant art and culture community that thrives on imagination and tenacity. Success and growth are not merely based on the end products but from the process of creating and building things that matter to us. From these photojournalistic entries, we hope to learn more about the spirit and philosophy behind each creator's works. We want you to be inspired too.

Click on the photos below to find out more!

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EVAN LOW
evanturetime

Music Producer

evanturetime is one of the duo behind this year's NDP theme song, "The Road Ahead" and he still has many songs to go.

LOIS TEO
ART ETC

Artist

Take time off to create your own art pieces! Lois shares the space at ART ETC for your artscapade.

YIP YEW CHONG
Stories of Yesteryear

Artist

Yip Yew Chong's detailed paintings evoke heartwarming nostalgia from days of yore.

RIFYAL GIFFARI
Roots

Filmmaker

Director-writer, Rifyal Giffari's upcoming supernatural film, Roots, revisits the monsters from our childhood. 

LEE EILEEN
Nanikorela

Weaver

Lee Eileen has a passion for creating her own fabrics and sewing things that she likes by hand under her brand, Nanikorela.

SEAN GWEE
The Made Agency

Maker

If you want to get something done, do it yourself... at The Made Agency.

TONY GOH
The Cage at Tengah

Maker

Upcycling is the key to The Cage at Tengah. Tony Goh has the answer. 

SHU NING
momshoo

Artist

Shu Ning works wonder with her needle and thread as one-half of momshoo. No prize for guessing who the other half is.

DERRICK & CHONG HUI
OKDODOO

Musical Box Makers

What's in a box? Stories and experiences! Derrick and Chong Hui want to tell you that it's okay, just do it, do it at OKDODOO.

LOWEE & ALICIA
Keira Flora & BEEYARND

Makers

The best of both worlds- Lowee of Keira Floral and Alicia of BEEYARND collaborate for a limited edition spring collection.

MIN JIA
Jang and Fox

Artist

Small but power exchanges between animal friends are like big warm hugs to get through the day.

CHEE SAU FEN
Heads of State Millinery

Milliner

Literally a lady wearing many hats at Heads of State Millinery- Sau Fen creates hats with inspiration from all over the world and in her backyard.

ZHOU PEIXUAN
marshmellowneh

Jeweler (Resin)

Flowers for keeps? Peixuan a.k.a marshmellowneh brings flowers to life (forever) with her delicate resin pieces for your ears.

AMELIA LEE
SUNSHINE & LOVE

Artist

Amelia helps you to find that spot of Sunshine & Love that makes all the difference in the world.

NG SZE KIAT
Bewilder

Mycologist

Ng Sze Kiat shares the science and art of growing fungi that are medically beneficial and gourmet-graded for your consumption at Bewilder.

LEO TAY
The 3 Keys

Plant Lover

When he is not watering or repotting plants, Leo Tay is always on the move to come up with ideas to propel his business forward. 

STELLA TAN
Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle

Potter

Singapore's oldest dragon kiln is found in Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle, and third-gen successor, Stella Tan is doing whatever she can to keep the fire burning.

BENJAMIN TAN
195 Pearl Hill Cafe

Barista • Cafe Owner

195 Pearl Hill Cafe is the brainchild of Benjamin Tan who looks like an average Joe until he hands over that cup of joe.