Remembering the forgotten ‘houseboys’ of colonial times

An exhibition at the Deck arts space in Prinsep Street sheds light on a lesser-known aspect of Singapore’s history – the servitude of “houseboys” in the colonial era.

The artworks by Singaporean artist Tristan Cai are mostly digitally manipulated archival images of British people and their servants from the 1850s to 1930s.

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