Creative leap for tertiary arts education

10 April 2021
The Straits Times
Media Coverage

In this commentary piece published in the Straits Times, Deputy President and Provost Venka Purushothaman says that the new arts university under an alliance between LASALLE College of the Arts and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts will be Singapore’s unique contribution to the world of higher education. And that it should aspire to be a thought leader and industry standard-setter in the creative arts, regionally and beyond.

“The new university must be an inspiring centre of arts and culture, where ideas and practices, ideologies and philosophies, methods and materials, and people and their cultures coalesce, co-exist and share. It must foreground a manifesto to push the boundaries of art-making and propose an aesthetic befitting of 21st century Singapore,” he shared.

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