VANISHING HAWKERS, OR TIME GOES AWAY
14—31 MAREverything You Know Goes Away
Exhibition by The Substation
SAD: Vanishing Hawkers
Tickets coming soon.
After years of neglect, suddenly we worry about our hawker heritage. The question isn’t about what we want to save, it’s about why. Before the present has slipped away, we already anticipate loss. Everything is becoming a future past. Why do we want to save? What anxiety and nostalgia drives these desires? Is nostalgia a form of critique, resistance, or capitulation in the land of SG50?