Singapore Street Art

Singapore Street Art, Singapore, Singapore (B)

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))
Author: Angie Briggs
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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

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