Another Classic Remake: A Sunday Afternoon by Eugene Soh


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Shot over multiple sessions since January this year, Eugene Soh’s latest work A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of Singapore was created in collaboration with Campus Magazine as an homage to Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte (by Georges Serrat).

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Inspecting the print that will be on display at National Museum from 21 August, 2014

Like his previous composite works, all the models in the image were average everyday people, present on various Sunday afternoons, enjoying a weekend outing at Upper Pierce Reservoir.

This is the third collaboration between Campus Magazine and Eugene Soh, and the follow-up to his popular The Last Kopitiam (2010) and Birth of Venus (2012).

With elements of everyday life alongside uniquely Singaporean imagery, it’s another new take on an old classic.


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