(Documentation) In the Living Room with Juliana Lim

In the Living Room with Juliana Lim was presented on 30 March 2017 in front of a live audience.

Juliana Lim, veteran arts manager, chatted with students from Singapore Management University’s (SMU) ACM301 Cultural Policy and Practice class, about cultural policy in Singapore. The students also presented an exhibition of their research on the evolution and influence of cultural policies on present-day practices.

In the Living Room with Juliana Lim was presented in partnership with Assistant Professor Hoe Su Fern, as part of the SMU School of Social Sciences’ Arts and Culture Management Program.

You can watch the 120-minute Living Room session in 2 parts:

Part 1: Juliana and the students discuss the early years of cultural policy formulation and implementation in Singapore, with focus on three areas: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, the Arts Housing Scheme and the Grants Scheme.

Part 2: Juliana and the students field questions from the audience.



– Coming soon –



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The Living Room is a programme by Centre 42 that welcomes chat and conversation. Through focused but casual dialogues and face-to-face exchanges, this programme encourages participants to re-examine trends, happenings, people (on & off-stage) and phenomena in Singapore theatre.

Find out more about the Living Room programme here.