Asylum of Glass: The Extensional Crisis on The Streets of Singapore

All Images By Sebastian Chin. Used With Permission.

“The demographic of the nation has drastically shifted.” says photographer Sebastian Chin who tells us that his project Asylum of Glass documents the constant flux and societal chaos that Singapore has been experiencing for the past 16 years. “Many familiar places are now gone or different. As I converse with the people on the streets and observe how life now is very different from the one I grew up from, I cannot help but feel a quiet desperation among the people.” Sebastian continued to stated that he understands that this is just the nature of the modern world that is moving at a blistering speed.

The project draws inspiration from Robert Frank’s The Americans.

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