Peranakan antiques collector driven by 'pure insanity'

Peranakan antiques collector driven by ‘pure insanity’

When Alvin Yapp was 14 he saw a play in Singapore that changed his life. It was a Peranakan production that focused on the fraught and comic relationship between a mother and her daughter-in-law. It gave the teen a glimpse of his heritage, but as he didn’t speak Malay, he didn’t understand the witty repartee.
Peranakan antiques collector driven by ‘pure insanity’