Every year hundreds and thousands of Filipinos, Bangladesh, Indians, Malays, Chinese left their homes and families and work in Singapore as constructions workers. domestic helpers, nurses, engineers etc. to make more money.
It was Sunday morning when my partner and I went to Merlion Park to spend some quiet time and to see the iconic Merlion, the half-fish and half lion that symbolises Singapore’s humble beginnings as a fishing village when it was called Temasek, meaning ‘sea town’ in Old Javanese. It’s head represents Singapore’s original name, Singapura, or ‘lion city’ in Malay. Today you can see this legend at Merlion Park.
During Sunday morning, you can see large number of migrant workers, many of them working as helpers and in the constructions areas spent their time hanging around, laughing, enjoying their one day off. which I was able to capture through my lens, here take a look.
Through my lens I was able to see the world and document lives, the art of creating a memory.