Devika Panicker, a survivor of sexual assault at 7 years old, discusses her life and journey as a survivor and advocate. She talks about the issues and challenges around sexual violence in Singapore, her career and advocacy, and her experience as an actress and Vasantham beauty pageant winner.
Military violence is taking a psychological toll on Myanmar’s anti-coup resistance. New spaces, like a pop-up art therapy centre, are creating opportunities for activists and journalists to discuss their mental health and stay primed for the revolution.
Do politicians and rulers have anything to worry about when it comes to the influence of art in politics?
Deborah Augustin speaks to Sharon Chin, a Malaysian artist, about her thoughts on protest art and whether political satire is an effective tool when it comes to challenging people in power.
A year after Wanchalearm Satsaksit vanished, authorities say there is no proof he was abducted in Phnom Penh. A joint investigation reveals details of the Thai dissident’s escape from Thailand, life in exile in Cambodia and the last days before he disappeared.
Heckin’ Unicorn sells subtle & unique LGBTQIA+ merchandise, such as enamel pins, socks, and notebooks, that allow people to express their identity. Its founder, Teo Yu Sheng, talks to PJ and Sean Francis about its origins, his journey, and how he reconciles capitalism and activism.
In conjunction with our fundraiser, we have some fun events planned for you to meet other members of New Naratif community, as well as our team! For this month’s documentary night, we’ll be screening To Singapore, With Love, a documentary about Singaporean political exiles as they discuss the city of their dreams. To Singapore, With […]
At New Naratif, we believe that imagining a better world is the first step to creating one. We invite you to start dreaming today! Thanks to a collaboration with the New Museum, we have funding to publish five works of original flash fiction centred around the theme of Speculative Futures in the Climate Crisis. Our […]
Yiamyut Suthichaya, assistant editor for Prachatai English, speaks to Sirikan Charoensiri from Thai Lawyers for Human Rights about the tension between the Thai constitution’s presumption of innocence and the Criminal Court’s criminalisation of political speech.
Small-scale pork farmers bear the brunt of the Duterte administration’s neoliberal response to African swine fever, which promotes importing foreign pork rather than protecting local industries and preserving the Philippines’ food self-sufficiency.
Min Cheong and Jufri Salim of the Singapore Democratic Party talk about why they decided to join politics, the SDP and their values and vision for Singapore, and the evolving challenges of politics in the country.