Our interviewees come from all walks of life.
individual stories make up the strands that go into the rich
tapestry of Singapore’s history.
The interviewer-interviewee dynamic is a critical factor for a
A good interviewer helps put the
interviewee at ease and facilitates in eliciting a rich, detailed
account of the past.
We have three in-house recording studios, specifically designed to
reproduce the comfort of a living room environment, but also
treated to minimise environmental sounds and
ensure high quality recordings.
Our team comprises interviewers, transcribers, audio technicians and
support staff who dedicate ourselves to the capturing, preserving
documenting of the nation’s memories.
Our vast collection of archival CDs, archival DVDs, open reel tapes,
high grade cassettes are housed in climate-controlled repositories
round-the-clock environmental monitoring.
We conduct oral history training workshops and seminars for schools,
institutions and community groups, and encourage groups to embark
on their own oral history projects.