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DIVISIONs:Sungei Road Thieves' Market

Witnessing the last days of the iconic Sungei Road Flea Market through my viewfinder stirred and provoked something within.


For 30 years, I have never been to nor heard of the market before. Why is it only in its last hours did I feel the urge to pay a visit?


I wanted to use the demise of what was perhaps our last living street heritage as a way to reflect my divided feelings of heritage and progression.


Do I only treasure heritage only when it is nearing its end? Do I really appreciate it enough to ignore modern conveniences of progression?

Through my photographs of the 80 years old market, I had hoped to get answers.