Finding a silver lining in the arts scene amid Covid-19 gloom

Singaporeans can rediscover and enliven the cultural turf here by supporting the work of talents in their midst

Even as much of life in Singapore resumes in a carefully controlled way and there is a semblance of normalcy, most of us will agree Covid-19 will continue to cast a long shadow for much of this year.

One sector that has been upended in many countries is arts and culture. Globally, performing arts centres and museums are facing reduced capacities and tight restrictions, or even temporarily shuttered. Large-scale events such as outdoor concerts have also been curtailed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on January 17, 2021, with the headline 'Finding a silver lining in the arts scene amid Covid-19 gloom'. Subscribe