When faced with the questions on why he recently started a local art initiative, regular L’Officiel Singapore contributor and associate faculty at Glasgow School of Art, Munster Cheong, asks “Whykenot?”
How did Whykenot come about?
Whykenot is an art initiative that I started with some close friends who believe in the same cause of giving a voice to young creative talents. We had this idea over drinks about six months ago. We had a conversation about how we have a large pool of talented artists here, yet they lack the correct exposure. More than half the creatives who graduate from art and design schools eventually change their professions.
How does the platform work, and how do you scout new talents?
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