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  • Kuo Pao Kun : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Kuo Pao Kun, who made a monumental contribution to Singapore’s literature and theatre. He had written 24 plays, some of which have become classics. He was awarded Cultural Medallion (Drama) in 1990. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Muhammad Ariff bin Ahmad : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length portrait of award-winning writer, editor and former lecturer Muhammad Ariff Ahmad (b. 6 December 1924, Singapore-), a.k.a. Mas, who is a prominent expert and activist of the Malay language and culture in Singapore. A founding member of the esteemed Malay literary club, Asas '50, he had...
  • Prof. Edwin Thumboo : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Edwin Nadason Thumboo (b. 22 November 1933, Singapore), Emeritus Professor at National University of Singapore's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He is widely regarded as the unofficial poet laureate of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Abdul Ghani Abdul Hamid : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half length portrait of Abdul Ghani Abdul Hamid (b.1933, Singapore). He is an award-winning writer, poet and artist and has contributed to the Malay literature and the arts in Singapore since his schooldays. Writing primarily in Malay, he has hundreds of poems, short stories, essays, newspaper articles...
  • Chng Seok Tin : headshot

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a headshot of Chng Seok Tin, print maker, artists and writer. She was born on 6 October 1946 in Singapore. She did her studies in art in Singapore, UK, France and USA, from 1971 to 1985. She obtained two master degrees in art and majored in printmaking from...
  • M. Balakrishnan : headshot

    Personalities
    This is a coloured photograph of M. Balakrishnan, an Indian author and the recipient of the Cultural Medallion Award 2005 in literature. Photo from M Balakrishnan © Courtesy of National Arts Council. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lee Tzu Pheng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Shown here is a photograph of Dr. Lee Tzu Pheng, who is considered one of Singapore's most distinguished poets. She was awarded Cultural Medallion Award (Literature) in 1985. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Goh Poh Seng : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Goh Poh Seng (Dr) (b. 1936, Kuala Lumpur, Malaya -) physician, poet laureate, prize-winning writer and entrepreneur, who played an active role in Singapore arts following the country's independence. He was a pioneer of Singapore English drama as well as the author of the first...
  • Wong Yoon Wah : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Wong Yoon Wah, recipient of the 1989 Cultural Medallion for Literature. Title devised by Library staff.