This sampling of images and text is a preview of a developing series in conjunction with the Raffles Bicentennial celebrations that are currently in progress and continuing through the end of 2019. All photos and text ©Rick Burnett Baker.
Sometimes we create temporary touchstones.....
(Love Locks @ Clarke Quay, Singapore
Text on image is an excerpt from my 2013 poem titled "milieu".)
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"We are view, we are days, we're the
looking glass windows to unnamed futures."
Adapted from my 2012 poem, 'paths'
Image 1: Base photo taken at Singapore Art Museum (SAM) Waterloo S.
Overlay image of “Superkid” is the side of a building at Heritage Chalet, Pasir Ris Park.
Image 2: Base photo taken at Dakota Crescent Estate. Overlay image take at Chinatown Complex.
Image 3: Base photo is a stylized rendering of an applied mural in the pedestrian underpass near Boat Quay in 2013. The overlay is Raffles Statue, Empress Place.
Image 4: Love Locks @ Clarke Quay.
Image 5: Photo of Raffles Statue overlaid on an image taken at Marina Bay Sands.