Veteran arts administrator Tan Boon Hui takes the helm of an expanding Arts House Limited

Tan Boon Hui took over the helm of Arts House Limited in February this year.
Tan Boon Hui took over the helm of Arts House Limited in February this year.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - "You have to sell your own koyok (Singlish for snake oil)," declares new Arts House Limited (AHL) executive director Tan Boon Hui.

Singaporeans themselves need to be seen to be supporting home-grown artists, he says. "To be truly international, people have to see that you are supported by your own local context, otherwise nobody outside your context and your culture is going to support you.

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