Lecture by Archaeologist Lim Chen Sian, and Photography Workshop by Kamal Tung.
Participants will experiment with film photography and learn the basics of shooting in manual mode through exercises, demonstrations, and walkthroughs.
Your ticket on 29 April* entitles you to:
- Free admission to the museum
- One complimentary beverage
- Entry to talk by the archaeologist of the excavation, Lim Chen Sian
- Entry and basic materials to photography workshop by Kamal Tung
* Programmes may change at short notice.
Held in conjunction with The Dig, an exhibition at the Asian Civilisations Museum in conjunction with Singapore HeritageFest (SHF). The exhibition chronicles the archaeological dig last year just outside the ACM, the largest ever mounted in Singapore, which uncovered some 3.5 tonnes of artefacts.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I have to bring for this session?
Please bring along your own 35mm camera, preferably a film camera. Everything else (including 35mm film) will be provided.
I am a beginner photographer and do not have a film camera.
Can I still attend the workshop?
Yes! These workshops are aimed at beginners, so please bring along your digital camera, if you do not have a film camera.
I have a film camera, but do not have film. Can I still attend the workshop?
Yes! We are making these workshops as fuss-free as possible, so the necessary 35mm film and film processing fees are covered.
Do I have to attend all three sessions?
We would be happy to have you attend all three! But these sessions are designed to be standalone, and each session features something different. We think all three sessions are equally exciting, but really, it's up to you to choose which sessions appeal to you.
Must I attend both the talk and the photography workshop?
What we hope is that you will have fun, so no, please feel free to attend what you feel like attending that night. It will help us (in our logistics and material prep), however, if you indicate which programmes you are interested in when you submit the form.
Who is conducting the photography workshop on 29 April?
Kamal Tung is an ardent, self-taught film photographer in this digital age. His works have been featured in a number of exhibitions, including Gillman Barracks Art Festival, DRIVE. He aims to spread his love and knowledge for film photography to people from all walks of life. When not actively pursuing his passion, he runs a travel blog at Wander Journals, which he co-founded with his friends. Visit him at www.wanderjournals.com
What does my ticket include?
It includes admission to the museum, one complimentary beverage,* and access to all of the programmes, plus a roll of 35mm film and processing fees (if required) for the photography workshop that night.
* Choose one alcoholic or one non-alcoholic beverage
How do I get to the museum?
We are a short 5-min walk from Raffles Place MRT. Head towards Fullerton Hotel, and cross the Cavenagh Bridge. Alternatively, we are reachable via buses 75, 100, 107, 130, 131, 167.
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