Remembering The Days of Our Youth

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Remembering the Days of Our Youth
Acrylic on canvas
30cm x 40cm
Quiana Kristen Rapisura Dela Cerna (14, Rainbow Centre Yishun Park School)

When concrete meets jungle, you get Quiana’s elephant playground! Locally designed playground structures inspired by creatures like the dragon and pelican were a common sight in the 1970s and 1980s. Many of these concrete structures have been replaced by steel and plastic playgrounds, but their retro motifs are uniquely Singaporean and a charming symbol of joyful childhood memories.