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Limited Edition Aluminium Print
Dimensions: W114cm x H64cm
This artwork tells stories from the Blair Plain Conservation area and the surrounding neighbourhood. The focus is on Blair Road, Spottiswoode Park Road and Everton Road as well as the nearby HBD, Everton Court.
Walking distance from the centre of China Town , this area has a rich Chinese heritage that is reflected in the architectural details.
Green ceramic Chinese roof tiles are shown along the Everton Road Shophouses. A more elaborate version of these in found at the Baba House on Neil Road. Notice the beautiful details of the mosaic phoenix. To the right of this, Chinese lanterns dance on a string , adding a festive feel. Below these the sign board from the famous Ang Ku Kueh shop is found. Different flavours of this local delight are shown in the foreground. The bright colours of the kueh are mimicked in the rich silk of the fabric cut-out dragons. Characteristic to this area ,cheerful Peranakan tiles form a boarder around the artwork.
This artwork was created by Deborah McKellar. She is well known for her love of traditional heritage buildings. She aims to capture the rich cultural that is found here in Singapore.