Resonance: Songs Of Our Forefathers
by Kwek Leng Joo; Chow Chee Yong (Photos)
About This Book
Centuries ago, immigrants landed on Singapore's shores. All had the will to work and realise their hopes in the new land. Bringing new faiths and cultures with them, they had a common mission - to make Singapore their homeland. Some of our forefathers have left a legacy with far-reaching benefits, which continues to influence and enhance the lives of generations of their descendants and the community at large, particularly in the form of Singapore's monuments.
This book unfolds the unique tales behind our monuments as framed and captured through the lens of our photographers. The images "freeze" the quiet beauty of each monument, illuminate its synergy with man and the surrounding landscape, and magnify fleeting scenes of life depicted through rites and rituals. Through these photographs and stories, the passion that drove their founders and the energy of those who bring the buildings to life today is revealed.
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