Acrylic Painting, Silkscreen Printing & Stitchwork on Canvas
The original image for this artwork was taken on a day out exploring. 92 Cairnhill is a heritage home that is located in a road just off Singapore’s well-known Orchard Road. The overgrown foliage surrounding this particular home is what initially drew me to this image. I love the way the blue gate is framed by large tropical plants; it reminds me of the story of the secret garden. I think Singapore’s historical homes have many stories to tell and this is just one of them. These patterns re-emphasizes the unique mix of cultures that are visually displayed in Singapore’s Shophouses.