Prabhu Silvam


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I am a Singapore-based journalist whose works have featured across Forbes, Esquire, The New Paper, Sports + Travel Asia, The Peak, and Singapore Architect Magazine. Author of Riot Recollections, a book detailing eyewitness accounts of the Singapore Little India Riot in 2013.


The Lost Children of Cisarua
A photo-documentary detailing the lives of refugee children caught in the crossfire between ISIS, the Taliban and government bureaucracy. Text by Prabhu Silvam & photos by...
Riot Recollections
A collection of portraits and short stories of individuals who witnessed the 2013 Singapore Little India Riot. Written by Prabhu Silvam & Zakaria Zainal.
Special Report : Kodaikanal's Suicide Point Body Extractors
Tragic and sinister yet full of hope, this is the first documented archive of the elusive body extractors of Kodaikanal's Suicide Point.
Finding hope on the edge of life
A photoessay documenting the state of terminal illness in Singapore. Front page cover story for The New Paper, 29th May 2016.
The State Of The Singaporean Man
50 Individuals: Artists, musicians, dreamers and revolutionaries - each, a story of nostalgia, hope, anguish & love. A tribute to The Singaporean Man.
Liberal Asian Artists
A degustation of liberal Asian artists serving their own brand of beautiful justice that you'd appreciate in the gallery of your heart.
Call Of Duty
Cover story for Esquire Magazine Singapore Winner - Best Special Edition Feature Media Publisher's Association Singapore 2015.
Interview with President of Procter & Gamble Asia-Pacific
Feature interview with President of P&G Asia Pacific, Magesvaran Suranjan detailing the rise and rise of P&G in Asia.
A woman we love, Lim Peifen
Longform interview feature with radio veteran Lim Peifen.
A woman we love, Angela May
Longform interview feature with model, TV host and chef Angela May.
Snap Shots
Nikon travel writeup
An inside look at Singapore’s first electric hypercar
Feature story on the Vanda Electric’s Dendrobium, Singapore's first electric hypercar.
How Social Impact Tourism Empowers Lives
Interview with Christine Amour-Levar.
The Persistance Of Time
We measure time according to the movement of countless suns; and they measure time by little machines in their little pockets

Architecture & Design

The Great Garden Escape
House at Crowhurst Drive
Within and Without - Monoform Living
House at Novena
Idealism Of Thought
The Refinery, 115 King George's Ave
Types: After Becher
Singapore International Photography Festival 2014
Urban Acupuncture
The Deck, 120A Prinsep Street
Reels Of Gold
Along The Golden Mile Photo Exhibition
Shaw Centre: An Icon Revisted
A 70-year old landmark, in a different light
A Lamp In Little India
Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane
All Along The Watchtower
House at Lorong N Telok Kurau
Art Of Resolution
Interview with Architect Tan Kok Hiang

Branded Content

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