• The Greenhouse Labbers and youth participants of their programme Thrive-Thru posing at the window of Bold At Work in Yuhua (a neighbourhood in Jurong). There is a streamer hanging above their heads with the words "Mama Shop" as well as a lightbox with the text "Thrive Thru! at Yuhua" on the shelf before them. On their right is a corkboard with a written description of the Shop.
    8 December 2022

    What does co-creation mean to you? At ArtsWok, we see co-creation as an important methodology guiding each of our programmes, such as The Greenhouse Lab, which had its second edition in Yuhua. We interviewed five of the Labbers, and this resulting article serves as a receptacle for their insights on how engaging in co-creation can bring value to arts-based community development. Read further for more ideas on how you too can co-create with others.

  • Group photo of collaborators for The Grandma Reporter Issue 2: Intimacy, Portland OR, USA, 2019 (Back row, from left) Sharon Cooper, Susan Green, Erika Dedini, Jacqui Jackson, Roshani Thakore, Maureen Phillips. (Front row, from left), Tammy B, Salty Xi Jie Ng, Crystal Sasaki, Valerie Wrede, Betty Canham, Mary. (Missing collaborators: Mildred Winters, Ellen Gee, Pamela Sky Jeanne)
    16 August 2021

    How does artist Salty Xi Jie Ng work with people, and create spaces for them in which they are free to express themselves? In her feature piece, Salty shares about her projects which have been co-created with diverse groups of people, during her time overseas in the USA and here in Singapore. We invite you to read her in-depth, fascinating insights on the magic that is created when different individuals bring their true selves to the space of collaborative art-making.