Oasis Waterpark explores architectural memory through comics.

An illustrated journey through time and space, Oasis Waterpark tells of shared memories housed within one public playground. Each moment – joyful, familiar, comforting, playful, or poignant – is framed in a multi-panel comic, charting a narrative that contains the past, present, and future in the same place. This illustration pays homage to Frank King’s multi-panel comics of the 1930s, exploring the notion of place, imbued with meaning and memory, through the stories it contains: the structures in which we lose and find ourselves.

Oasis Waterpark was awarded Second Prize at the #sketchourplayground challenge, organized by Playpoint Asia, and featured as the cover image for Playpoint’s 2021 notebook.

Oasis Waterpark is an actual public playground at Nee Soon East, Singapore, designed by Playpoint Asia. Find out more about it here.