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  • 150 pages 
  • 24cm x 17cm 
  • Published in Singapore, 2019 

Meantime magazine is collection of love stories from Singapore’s past. History is revisited through family photographs and personal memories in an attempt to find a place for human intimacy in the “disconnected national narrative” of Singapore’s past.

 

The publication is organised into three chapters mirroring the stages of love: beauty, uncertainty, and letting go. Tactile elements are incorporated, including a hand-torn cover,  and an exposed spine. There’s also a roll-out screenplay, a pull-out love letter, an illustrated paper boat, pinned photographs and pressed flowers.

 

Commended for Launch of the Year and Cover of the Year at the 2019 Stack Awards

 

In this issue:

 

  • Can you find love with a single photograph? The couple who run a photo studio specialising in arranged marriages
  • Falling for the girl next door in a kampung, or village
  • A story of forbidden love between a Singaporean woman and a Japanese soldier during wartime, and their child’s struggle for identity
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