ALT3RD x CULTURE CARTEL: FURQAN SAINI

In collaboration with Culture Cartel, we put the spotlight on 5 alternative individuals that have taken the road less traveled. We chat with them on their passion and journey, and hear out on what inspires them. Photos by Dju-lian Chng   Furqan Saini helms the realm of Fashion with many hats – a director, consultant and educator.  Find out more on his journey within the industry, and what he finds exciting about today’s garments after such a storied career.     Introduce yourself I’m a 38 year old creative based in Singapore. I style and art direct images, come up with...

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ALT3RD x CULTURE CARTEL: SKL0_

In collaboration with Culture Cartel, we put the spotlight on 5 alternative individuals that have taken the road less traveled. We chat with them on their passion and journey, and hear out on what inspires them. Photos by Dju-lian Chng    Visual artist Sam Lo, also known as SKL0 needs no further introduction. She speaks about her routine, her creative process, and how she gets over creative humps.  Read where she draws her inspirations for her multi-disciplinary practice.     Introduce yourself I’m Sam Lo, a visual artist that also goes by the tag name SKL0.   What is a day...

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ALT3RD x CULTURE CARTEL: JOSEPHINE CHAN

In collaboration with Culture Cartel, we put the spotlight on 5 alternative individuals that have taken the road less traveled. We chat with them on their passion and journey, and hear out on what inspires them. Photos by Dju-lian Chng   Looking at getting your next tattoo? Then you might want to consider Josephine Chan.  Specialising in illustrative and neo-traditional tattoos, Josephine can be found at Tooth & Nail Tattoo.     In the time spent with her, she gave us some tips for people looking at getting their first tattoos, and opened up on her tattooing journey.      Introduce...

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ALT3RD x CULTURE CARTEL: EDWARD NG

In collaboration with Culture Cartel, we put the spotlight on 5 alternative individuals that have taken the road less traveled. We chat with them on their passion and journey, and hear out on what inspires them. Photos by Dju-lian Chng   Collector and toy aficionado, Edward Ng started his journey of acquiring collectibles since the 90’s, whilst spending most of his childhood growing up in his family-owned toy store.    We took a glimpse of his collection as he reminisced on some of his favourite stories surrounding a few of his favourite toys.     Introduce yourself Hi, my name is...

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ALT3RD x CULTURE CARTEL: ZARAN VACHHA

In collaboration with Culture Cartel, we put the spotlight on 5 alternative individuals that have taken the road less traveled. We chat with them on their passion and journey, and hear out on what inspires them. Photos by Dju-lian Chng    Zaran Vachha, Co-founder of Collective Minds, 222 Arts Club and The Rooms, is synonymously known for running events in both London and Hong Kong for over a decade.    We caught up with Zaran on his brainchild Collective Minds, how 2020 has evolved the music and nightlife industry, and what’s next for him…     Introduce yourself  Zaran Vachha, Co-founder...

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At home with DJ ITCH

DJ Itch, long time Japanese transplant to Singapore, is well known for his deep dives into South East Asian rare grooves, Japanese city pop, and other sonic treasures from our region and beyond. We had a chat with him about the joys of vinyl and the dusty gems he’s unearthed in his aural explorations.                                 Introduce yourself Hello, my name is Itch. I’m a DJ based in Singapore, a sound selector and a vinyl collector. I love to explore and discover “local exotic funk a-go-go” music...

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