Quarter means four. And in @quarters.sg, they undergird Design, Research, Community, and Craft in everything they do. Boundaries between art, architecture and literature were transcended in this art installation inspired by Italo Calvino’s text, “Invisible Cities”.
“We inscribed the walls and mirrors with lines of Kevin Wong’s poetry that spoke of love and loss, letting visitors reflect on the mixed narratives of progress in light of the surrounding historic monuments on site.”
Four local writers wrote site-specific sonnets that were interpreted into spatial sculptures by architects. The end result was a multi-faceted narrative that ties fragments of history and present realities within specific historic markets in Singapore’s civic district. Between Two Worlds at Esplanade Park is an intimate passageway surrounded by mirrored memory pools.