About this Blog
This blog details the "backstage business" of professional illusionist, illusion designer, author & show producer, J C Sum.
It also explores how creative & artistic individuals can position themselves to be commercially successful in their respective fields.
Whether you are an entertainer, film-maker, designer, musician, artist, actor or animator, this blog strives to offer insights based on the art, science and business of one of Asia’s most commercially successful practitioners of the magic arts.
Tag Archives: Singapore Magician
As you might know, Concept:Magic works with magicians to perform at Bar 84, a great little Japanese magic bar at Gallery Hotel. We currently have a full roster of magicians but every year, we hold auditions for new additions. And, … Continue reading
J C’s Note: 3 years ago, I wrote an essay called “The Magic Evolution & You”. Ning has expounded on this issue with her own thoughts, mirrored by her ever evolving magic, style & image. Just check out how much her magic … Continue reading
In Nov 2012, Ning & I completed a 5-week 21-city “3 Sides of Magic” lecture tour in France, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany. We also had the pleasure of being invited to tape a second appearance at the world-famous television … Continue reading
Here is a great article by Ning that has been published in a few international magic magazines. It is an insightful and modern look at male performers working with female assistants, partners or co-performers from a female’s perspective. It is … Continue reading
The art of magic is growing strong with more content-driven magic publications and websites being offered over the last few years. Ning & I are tremendously honoured to be invited by magic media from across the world for contributions and … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Biore issued a challenge to us to see if Ning could perform a stunning piece of street magic with their new sunblock product for females, Biore UV Aqua Rich. As the product is “invisibly light” after applying it, … Continue reading
We are less than a week to the greatest magic sale in Singapore this year (maybe!). We will have more than 500 items on sale this Sat, 2pm – 6pm. Many great buys and specialized items will be available! The … Continue reading
9 hours after we touched down in Singapore from Italy, we left for Indonesia where we presented our “3 Sides of Magic” lecture in Jarkata, Bali and Surabaya. This was our second major appearance in Indonesia. Our first appearance was … Continue reading