Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Role of Arts and Culture in Singapore: Message from 1966

Danger Museum at Reflection Show at The German School (2002)

‘Days of the art for art’s sake are over. Artists should play an integral part in our effort to build a multiracial, multi-lingual, and multi-religious society where every citizen has a place under the sun.’ - Lee Khoon Choy, Minister of State for culture. 1966

Found in 
Chong, T. (2014). Bureaucratic Imaginations in the Global City: Arts and Culture in Singapore. In H.-K. Lee & L. Lim (Eds.), Cultural Policies in East Asia: Dynamics between the State, Arts and Creative Industries. (pp. 17-34). UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 

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