A Tiny Modernity – A Timelapse of Singapore

A look at how despite its modernity, Singapore has preserved its cultures and heartlands accordingly, resulting in a healthy blend of nostalgia and anticipation.

A short film by Marklin Ang. The following is from his Vimeo account:

Singapore is a rather small country. In fact, it is just a insignificant tiny red dot on the map. Despite this, Singapore has four major races living harmoniously in this tiny city-state, and is a well developed country.

Having just celebrated its 49th birthday, Singapore has come a long way and developed drastically. Tall skyscrapers, high-rise buildings, and everything modern can be found in this “Lion City”. Despite its modernity, Singapore has preserved its cultures and heartlands accordingly, resulting in a healthy blend of nostalgia and anticipation.

A Tiny Modernity is a personal timelapse project that I have worked on since March 2014. Given the nature of my job, I had mostly only weekends to shoot, hence it took awhile for me to produce this clip.

Music: “Time” by Hanz Zimmer

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