Sharon Shum

Views My Own

Southeast Asian Experimental Music Is Growing Overground

As regional artists increasingly come together, more than ever, experimental music is about rebuilding connections - to other humans, and to our histories.
Sharon Shum
9.9.19
Fashion

Fast Fashion’s Secret to Supersonic Delivery in Southeast Asia

I visited a fashion e-commerce warehouse to find out how online shopping these days arrives so quick.
Sharon Shum
4.9.19
Food

This Singapore Restaurant Is Perfect For Date Night Or a Friends Gathering

One of the key indicators of being a full-fledged Functional Adult™ is having a list of fuss-free go-to restaurants for group dinners. Kilo Kitchen should be part of that list.
Sharon Shum
2.19.19

A Hindu Tamil Practice Where Believers Prove Their Faith Through Piercings

At first glance, the Thaipusam festival might seem more like a body modification convention than religious practice.
Sharon Shum
2.1.19
Art

An Art Show Featuring Lucy Liu Lets Lonely Objects Speak To Each Other

“Would you like to go check out that art exhibition featuring Lucy Liu? Yeah - that Lucy Liu!"
Sharon Shum
1.14.19
Interview

Japanese Tattoo Masters Speak Up on the Complicated Relationship Between Art and Politics

We sat down with Nisacco and Gakkin, two of Japan's most celebrated blackwork tattoo artists today.
Sharon Shum
12.13.18
equality

How Sexual and Reproductive Rights are Essential to Achieving Gender Equality

We need to do something about these horrifying violations of inalienable human rights.
Sharon Shum
12.4.18
entertainment

A Shirkers' Trip With Filmmaker Sandi Tan Around 90s Singapore

The award-winning filmmaker reminisces on her childhood and takes VICE Asia through her favorite teenage hangouts.
Sharon Shum
11.20.18
Party

Snaps from the Palace Skateboards Tokyo opening after party

The opening of the British streetwear brand's flagship store in Japan has had every street kid talking.
MAKOTO KIKUCHI
11.8.18
Ghost Stories

Pretas are the Pitiful Ghosts with Pitiless Hunger

And they live in all of us.
Sharon Shum
10.31.18
Ghost Stories

Krasue is the Girl with Serious Detachment Issues

This gruesome ghost teaches us her coping mechanism for contemporary society.
Sharon Shum
10.31.18