14 May - 12 Jun: "Islands of Memories - Pulau Ubin" by Juria Toramae

Re-live gentler days of a simpler life on the island.

“Islands of Memories -- Pulau Ubin” by Juria Toramae
Islands of Memories - Pulau Ubin

Island of Memories - Pulau Ubin by Juria Toramae
Thank you to Uncle Lim for hosting the exhibition at his shop.

Juria presents "Island of Memories - Pulau Ubin" an exhibition of 51 nostalgic photographs - personal and found - of things and ordinary people on the island from the past till present day.

Juria, a visual artist, uses photography to explore themes of memory, identity and place and has several honourable mentions at various photography awards.

The exhibition will be at Uncle Lim's shop in Ubin Town, a place full of history of its own. Uncle Lim's shop has colourful umbrellas and is opposite the Wayang Stage, next to the little red temple in the centre of Ubin Town, about a 3-minute walk from Ubin Jetty.

Uncle Lim's shop, no. 42 Ubin Town
Have a cool drink or a snack while you're at Uncle Lim's shop!

Thank you to Uncle Lim for hosting this Pesta Ubin activity.

Dates: 14 May to 12 Jun -- every day of Pesta Ubin!
Time: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Uncle Lim's shop, No. 42 Pulau Ubin, opposite the Wayang Stage, 3 min walk from Ubin Jetty (map).
Website: http://toramae.com/

No charge, the activity is free!
No registration required. Just drop by Uncle Lim's shop while you are at Pulau Ubin.

What happened...

We had fun setting up the exhibition! Thank you to Marcus and Vanessa for helping to set up and the many well wishers for stopping by.
Island of Memories - Pulau Ubin

Island of Memories - Pulau Ubin by Juria Toramae
Some visitors recognised the people in Juria's photos!
Taking Kampung Photos with the Islands of Memories exhibition!
Also popular with the Kampung Photo Booth.

Minister Lawrence Wong and Senior Minister of State Desmond Lee drop by the exhibition on 4 Jun (Sat).
Photo by Minister Desmond Lee.

Thanks to Mohammad Juhari for taking photos of some of the many people who visited the exhibition!


Please leave your thoughts and messages in the Guest Book.
Island of Memories - Pulau Ubin by Juria Toramae
What are YOUR memories
of Pulau Ubin?

Here's some of the kind and encouraging comments in the book.
  • Great initiative and lovely photos! Definitely coming back with friends!
  • Great to see how Pulau Ubin was like 40 years ago.
  • Lovely memories. The collection should expand. We love it.
  • Thank you for showing me the history that might be forgotten.
  • It’s fascinating to see these photos. It’s like stepping into the past. Thanks Juria for putting these photos together.
  • Nice to see the photo exhibit here. Especially the wedding photos. It’s so rare. Keep up the good work.
  • Thank you for the interesting collection of pictures with the equally interesting stories behind them.

Juria with Mohammad Juhari who tirelessly
shared with visitors the exhibition
and other happenings at Uncle Lim's shop.
Photo by Marcus Ng.

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