Singapore Memory Project: Lives and stories of 30 Singaporeans

The Singapore Memory Project on Tuesday unveiled a multi-sensory exhibition that showcased the life stories and hard work of 30 Singaporeans through portraits of their hands.

"This exhibition celebrates the values displayed by pioneers in overcoming the odds- it is through their hands that this nation blossomed, allowing us, the succeeding generation, to enjoy the gift of modern-day Singapore," said Minister For Communications and Information, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim.

Stories included that of hawkers, teachers and builders. Visitors may bring home memories with a special memory card which collects memories from the exhibition and allows them to access it through the Singapore Memory Portal online. They may also submit their memories through interactive digital platforms at the exhibition.

The exhibition being held at the National Library Building at Bugis. It is open from Aug 6 to Oct 13 from 10am to 9pm daily.