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  • Isa Kamari : half-length portrait

    Personalities
    This is a cropped shot of Isa Kamari, a recipient of Cultural Medallion, Literature, in 2007. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.
  • Iskandar Jalil : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a half-length photograph of Iskandar Jalil (b. 1940, Singapore -). He is a highly-regarded local ceramist who uses fine clay to develop bowls and pots into art works, integrating Japanese and Islamic styles. He was awarded two Colombo Plan scholarships, to study textiles in India (1962) and ceramic...
  • Phan Wait Hong : half-length portrait

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    Pictured here is Mdm Phan Wait Hong, Singapore’s most celebrated Beijing opera doyenne and recipient of the 1992 Cultural Medallion (Theatre). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lin Chen : headshot

    Personalities · Arts · Foo, Eric Chee Meng
    This is a photograph of Lin Chen, who was a playwright and one of the early pioneers of Singapore theatre. He was awarded the Cultural Medallion (Theatre) in 1982. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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.