Thinking out of the boxes to rebuild arts enclave Deck

Photography space Deck, made up of shipping containers, will be demolished and it is raising funds to build a permanent centre

An artist's impression of the library in the new Deck. Deck's current shipping-container space in Prinsep Street (above) will be demolished next year.
Deck's current shipping-container space in Prinsep Street (above) will be demolished next year.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
An artist's impression of the library in the new Deck. Deck's current shipping-container space in Prinsep Street (above) will be demolished next year.
An artist's impression of the library in the new Deck.PHOTO: LAUD ARCHITECTS

Take a walk down Prinsep Street and you might notice a stack of shipping containers nestled between two nondescript buildings.

This hip photography space, known as Deck, sailed onto the scene six years ago. Since then, it has organised the Singapore International Photography Festival, as well as more than 350 workshops and exhibitions with acclaimed artists such as Robert Zhao, Chou Ching-Hui, Nobuyoshi Araki and Daido Moriyama.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 15, 2020, with the headline 'Thinking out of the boxes to rebuild arts enclave Deck'. Print Edition | Subscribe