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Singapore Hawker Centres

Ink on Paper, 2023

Empress Market.jpg

Empress Market, 30 x 42 cm

Tekka Market.jpg

Tekka Market, 30 x 42 cm

Teck Ghee Market.jpg

Teck Ghee Market, 30 x 42 cm

Serangoon Gardens Market.jpg

Serangoon Gardens Market, 30 x 42 cm

Chinatown Market.jpg

Chinatown Complex, 15 x 21 cm

Hawker centres and wet markets can be found at the heart of every housing estate in Singapore. Beyond capturing their activity and energy, I wanted to draw attention to the services and architectural features that make these spaces comfortable. By showing their full height, they are treated as monumental spaces – after all, in Singapore, eating is a national pastime and food a national obsession.

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