Aloft at Hermès
541 Orchard Road, Liat Towers, Singapore
Until 19 August 2018
fidelity transports visitors to the heart of different cultural communities from across Southeast Asia. From the nostalgic melodies of the Kristang people, a group descended from Portugese sailors who arrived in Malaysia in the 16th century, to the Persian and Arab sonorities woven into the rhythmic chants of the Rohingya, the artist has recorded songs of love and belief. In his first sound installation, Sharma sculpts voices and language as so many materials bearing the imprint of history.