Five Fa(r)es 

of Arab street

2016

A typographic study using street typography and found images around Kampong Glam to form five collages that embodied the different forms of issues faced in Arab street and the Kampong Glam area.

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5 fa(r)ces of Arab Street. *click on image to enlarge*

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Appropriation
Appropriation

The artificiality of Kampong Glam to maintain its Arab and Malay charm is seen as forced with its plethora of Turkish restaurant. The proliferation of bars is also at odds with the space that is supposed to represent the Arab and Malay community (majority of them Muslims).

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Type Collage
Type Collage

Some of the images taken at Arab Street

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Front
Front

5 fa(r)ces of Arab Street. *click on image to enlarge*

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