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MerekaUtusan - Imprinting Malay Modernity Special Exhibition


Fri Jun 16 2017, 10:00am–6:00pm
Sat Jun 17 2017, 10:00am–6:00pm
Sun Jun 18 2017, 10:00am–6:00pm
Tue Jun 20 2017, 10:00am–6:00pm
Wed Jun 21 2017, 10:00am–6:00pm

Where: Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate , Rochor-Kampong Glam, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Listed by: keith

The Malay Heritage Centre’s fifth special exhibition, titled Mereka Utusan: Imprinting Malay Modernity, launched together with the festival, affirms the importance of language to a community by tracing the development of Malay modernity and identity through print, advertisements and editorial cartoons. Gain insights into how the Malay community in Singapore used the power of the mass media to discuss and respond to historical events such as the Great Depression, World War II, and the nationalist movements that swept across Southeast Asia afterwards.