Category: Events

  • 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…

  • SG Artbook Library review

    SG Artbook Library review

    Art has always been considered to be seen in a gallery, and so its accessibility has been limited to being viewed and understood within the spaces on white walls. However, the problem with accessibility is dependence on art theory; one can analyze the meaning of each piece to no end. All art has meaning, often…

  • The Complete Parkett Collection review

    The Complete Parkett Collection review

    Divorcing art from the perception of pretentiousness is difficult; sophistication and intellect have long been associated with the medium. Likewise, they are considered by many amongst the general public, to be some of the key characteristics of art, deterring some from indulging in it. Nonetheless, art is a radical medium allowing creatives to express personal…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • How to Start your Art – Talk with Poly Parcel

    The basis of why we wanted to start Through The Roof was because of the ambiguity of the creative process. It’s something we struggle with, and personally for me, design was an easier way out of it. Design gave me problems to solve. They were usually related to communicating what a brand stands for. But…

  • creative programmes

    creative programmes

    Through The Roof hopes to create a creative community for creative growth. Creative programmes are our little way of getting things started. The world is already full of creative programmes and books, and our question starts with “Why add another?” We hope to share existing practices, and to share inspirations and influences to harness our…