As we celebrate our independence, come find out more about Singapore’s intangible cultural heritage in this talk by Mr Yeo Kirk Siang, Director of the Heritage Research and Assessment, National Heritage Board, and from local traditional craft practitioners who will be sharing more on their experience and practice. As design trends and consumer needs evolve, how can Singapore designers create products that embody and preserve our unique local heritage, and contribute to the survival of these valuable cultural practices, knowledge and skills across generations?
To find out more, please visit https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/designing-for-inclusivity-safeguarding-culture-and-heritage-tickets-115332925886
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This event is part of the National Design Centre’s “Singapore: Our Home” programme line-up for August-September 2020, and a series of Engagement & Sharing Sessions under the Good Design Research Initiative (GDR). GDR aims to help designers and design enterprises in Singapore find their unique value proposition in designing for impact through research and experimentation; and to build their knowledge and network through GDR knowledge partners. Learn more about GDR here!
Organised by DesignSingapore Council and supported by the National Heritage Board and the National Design Centre.
DesignSingapore Council’s (Dsg) vision is for Singapore to be an innovation-driven economy and a loveable city through design by 2025. As the national agency that promotes design, our mission is to develop the design sector, help Singapore use design for innovation and growth, and make life better in this UNESCO Creative City of Design. The Dsg is a subsidiary of the Singapore Economic Development Board.