#7 – The history & significance of The Substation in Singapore (A conversation with T Sasitharan)

The Substation, an independent arts venue at Armenian Street, recently announced its impending closure to much dismay after operating for 31 years. Today, we speak to Mr T Sasitharan, Cultural Medallion winner and former Artistic Director of the Substation, on the Substation’s history and significance. We also discuss what needs to change in the state’s approach to the arts, and whether Singapore has a place for art that makes one uncomfortable.

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