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By Gene Segarra Navera (auth.), Chee-Hoo Lum (eds.)

This edited e-book not just makes a much-needed contribution to analyze in arts schooling but additionally offers a robust grounding of evidential help for Singapore arts schooling, unlike the present situation in arts schooling in lots of components of the area the place serious cuts in investment, lackluster help for the humanities and imperialist agendas are pervasive. The case of and for Singapore – provided during this edited publication via wealthy descriptions of the devoted, contextualized practices of arts educators, artists and researchers – deals readers many priceless classes and reflections at the persevered survival and development of arts education.

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In the belief that it would help Singapore gain full independence from colonial rule and survive economically, state leaders worked for the merging of Singapore to the Malaysian federation. The marriage of Malaysia and Singapore happened on the 16th of September in 1963 (Salamat 2010). About a month or so before the historic merging of the two former British colonies, the National Theater was opened to commemorate Singapore’s self-government. Also dubbed as the People’s Theater “because of contributions made by various Singaporeans towards its construction”, the National Theater designed by architect Alfred Wong hosted “an exotic mix of shows every month, ranging from Teochew opera and Russian ballet to Hawaiian dances” (Shetty 2010).

D. in English Language in 2012. While completing his doctorate, he served as a research associate at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice of the National Institute of Education and specifically worked for the project Arts Research on Teachers and Students (ARTS): Pedagogies and Practices. Before coming to Singapore to pursue higher studies, Gene was an Assistant Professor at the University of the Philippines at Los Ban˜os where he taught courses in argumentative writing and speech communication.

Creates conceptual performances, convenes gatherings, documents aesthetic and social performance, and writes on cultural theory, visual art, performance and queer culture. His installations and performance art works have been presented in the United States, Europe and Asia-Pacific at the Whitney Museum of Art, New York LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) Nevada Museum of Art, National Centre for the Arts, Mumba, Artspace, Sydney, the Asia Pacific Triennale, 3rd Werkleitz Biennial-Germany, and the Gwangju Biennale, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, KiasmaFuture of Imagination Festival, Asiatopia, ArtContact, Helsinki.

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