Reasons for optimism in Singapore's culture scene in 2022

Beyond new infrastructure such as the Esplanade's waterfront theatre, the innovations and collaborations that arose from having to adapt to Covid-19 in the past year offer a wider scope of engagement by writers and artists

The year 2021 saw its fair share of inventiveness in the arts and culture sector. PHOTO: ST FILE
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Pre-Covid-19, few would imagine watching a play or concert where one or more performers would appear digitally, possibly live, from another part of the world.

Similarly, few would imagine how in-person performances would be deftly recorded, and uploaded quickly, allowing digital patrons to skip to the sections they liked, and perhaps get a close-up of an artiste's expression.

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