By Michelle Liew, Ngiam Su-Lin, Angie Cheong, and Kristen Oliveiro
What is the value of arts and cultural approaches to community development? To better understand arts-based community development practices in geographically-based communities, this case study looks at the practices of 3 case examples to reveal insights about the work. Featuring The Community Theatre by Beyond Social Services and helmed by Izzaty Ishak; Curating Whampoa (2016-2018) led by Tsao Foundation and Professor Thomas K. Kong; Let’s Go PLay OutSide! (LGPO!) by 3Pumpkins, led by Lin Shiyun at Lengkok Bahru (2018), in collaboration with South Central Community Family Service Centre.