Singapore Street Art

Singapore, Singapore Guide (B): Singapore Street Art

Singapore may not be the first City you think of when looking for wall murals and insta-worthy photographs, but it does have a thriving street art scene. You just need to know where to look for it.

This concrete jungle isn’t just filled with skyscrapers and in the past few years, many pieces have been commissioned proving that Singapore isn’t averse to street art, despite the City’s strict laws.

Looking for street art took us all over Singapore, from back streets to food courts, and we were surprised at the beauty we found.

After scouring the streets and alleys, we will share with you what we feel is some of the best street art in Singapore.

It is believed that the street art scene in Singapore began in the 1990’s. Back then, offenders were subjected to harsh punishment of $2,000 fine, up to three years’ jail time and up to eight cane strokes. However, this didn’t stop urban artists known as “the Singapore crew” from pursuing their talent, which is now all over, despite unsanctioned murals still subject to punishment.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Singapore Street Art
Guide Location: Singapore » Singapore
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: 74 Race Course Road   27 Chander Road   Belilos Lane   67 Kerbau Road   Baboo Lane, 212 Serangoon Road   11 Hindoo Road   107 Rowell Road   12 Perak Road, next to Perak Hotel   Intersection of Joo Chiat Terrace and Everitt   Tekka Centre, Buffalo Road   336 Smith Street   Ann Siang Hill   Oxwell and Co Pub   Amoy Street   Haji Lane  
Author: Angie Briggs
Read it on author's website: http://www.feetdotravel.com/the-blog/singapore-street-art

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