Snaps from Day 2

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“Food, Enjoyment and the Power of Control” by Venka Purushothaman. Click here for LASALLE Provost’s Welcome Speech at Tropical Lab 2011 this morning. “Masak-masak: play, currygate & how to devil something”, Seminar speaker… Continue reading

Beating the tropical humidity

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We heard ya, so here are some tips from the TropicalBlogEmpress: #1 – Stay cool. Humidity decreases your body’s ability to cool by itself through evaporation (sweating); so you need to cool it… Continue reading

Orientation Morning

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Day 2: What is Peranakan?

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Tropical Lab officially starts today! Here are some thought-starters for the Welcome and your first ART FOOD Session (featuring Peranakan food), hosted by Alvin Chia, President of the Southeast Asia Ceramic Society. Peranakan… Continue reading

First Impressions

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To all participating artists – record your first impressions of Tropical Lab and Singapore, and view them on the First Impressions page! A week from now you’ll be looking back at this page… Continue reading

Day 1: Announcements

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NEW PAGES!!! Insider’s Exclusive: behind-the-scenes from the LASALLE student crew Lab Grads: what previous Labsters have said Sessions: info on the artists/hosts for the ART FOOD Sessions UPDATES Meeting Space: new pix of… Continue reading

Day 1 begins!

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Welcome from the Tropical King: Participants – As you arrive on your different flights today (some traveling for the last 16 to 24 hours): be ready for failure, challenges, crashes, humidity, spices, and… Continue reading

T-1 hour & 7 minutes

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LASALLE student volunteers spent today putting together the Tropical Lab “Survival Kit” to be given to each participant on your arrival tomorrow.

Labsters of the Day

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Welcome to two new additions to our Meeting Space page – Nadja Frank from Columbia University and Liu Di from CAFA (The Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing). Click on their names… Continue reading

T-31 hours and counting

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We have started the Tropical Lab engines already and are ready to take flight very, very soon! Cheers from the Tropical King