Author: Joel

  • KL Illustration Fair 2024

    KL Illustration Fair 2024

    Reviewing the KL Illustration Fair 2024 by Joel Choong @trisected Last year, I visited the KL Art Book Fair in December. It was an exciting trip to Kuala Lumpur, a 5 hour bus ride from Singapore, and a 45min plane flight back. At that time, I had not experienced the capital state of Malaysia for…

  • Big Big Small Small 2024

    Big Big Small Small 2024

    I’ve always heard different experiences of art, whether it’s a statement to the masses, or a political or religious to direct us in a certain train of thought. But big big small small is unique. A collective of 10 art therapists came together to create pieces resulting from their experiences as art therapists and their…

  • Merry March at Open Fields

    Merry March at Open Fields

    We’re back at Open Fields, and not just visiting this time! We have a few more of our collab zines up on sale, along with some of the products from our other contributors: Lost Creatures by Sabrina Fish Stickers by Kim Stickers and prints from Xin Ying Stickers and Prints from Corrie And a bunch…

  • Singapore Art Week at SAM @ Tanjong Pagar Distripark

    Singapore Art Week at SAM @ Tanjong Pagar Distripark

    Singapore Art Week started last Friday, 19th January 2024. We shared about it on our Instagram, but we also went down ourselves for a short walk around and to see some of the main artists showcased at the Singapore Art Museum at Tanjong Pagar Distripark. Ho Tzu Nyen’s two decades of work were on display,…

  • Visiting: Anagram Coffee

    Visiting: Anagram Coffee

    Intro:The visiting series is taking a coffee turn! We’ll be visiting some local cafes specifically with coffee in mind, and this might also translate to some @trisected things later. But for now, let’s get started! The visit to Anagram Coffee was long overdue. James Bird, who started Anagram, had invited me some time back, and…

  • KL Art Book Fair 2023

    KL Art Book Fair 2023

    The KL Art Book Fair has been going on for some time, but this was the first time we’d had visited intentionally. Hosted at the KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, it was a little bit of a squeeze through the rows of creatives showcasing their works. The array of designers brought different styles and…

  • November Updates!

    October’s over and now we’re straight into November! We’ve been cooking over here, and hopefully by December, we’ll be able to share with everyone about some of the work that we’ve been doing. We are working on three collab zines at the moment, and hopefully by the middle or end of November, we can show…

  • Inktober 2023

    It’s come around to October again and there are a ton of drawing and art based activities for artists to join in. Currently, we’re running a Through The Roof Inktober Telegram Group – Click here if you’re keen to join in. What is is about the month of October that makes it so ideal for…

  • 2*A5 – Evangeline Ong

    2*A5 – Evangeline Ong

    Evangeline Ong is part of the 2*A5 team! She dreams a lot and also shares many funny puns. She updates the ongoing’s of her life at @eeelogical on instagram. Where is she from Evangeline studied Visual Communications in Temasek Polytechnic from 2013-2016 and did her BA (Hons) in Communication Design at The Glasgow School of…

  • Through The Roof introduces: The 2*A5 Group

    Through The Roof introduces: The 2*A5 Group

    A group of 5 friends met and decided to make a zine together! This zine was birthed out of the hope to collaborate, and to make something creative for ourselves. The participating artists are Clarice, Dominique, Evangeline, Joel, and Samantha. We’re a busy bunch, and it’s not always easy to find time to create. But…