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Thinking and Talking about Arts and Culture in Southeast Asia

28 Nov – 4 Dec 2016: Singapore

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Projek Suitcase 2016: Metamorphosis by Teater Ekamatra
30 Nov – 4 Dec, from 7:30pm
In the latest edition of Teater Ekamatra, 16 performing artists or performance makers across disciplines and genres have been invited to stage 8 monologues over 2 days at Aliwal Arts Centre. Exploring a multitude of issues and themes, the festival is in English and Malay with English surtitles provided.
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Painting with Light: Southeast Asian Film Series, National Gallery Singapore
3 December 7:30pm: The People of Angkor by Rithy Panh
4 December 3pm: A River Changes Course by Kalyanee Mam
Catch two Cambodian documentaries next weekend at the National Gallery Singapore’s film series focusing on Southeast Asian cinema. At the Sundance Film Festival 2013, A River Changes Course won the Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema Documentary. More information.

 

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Script & Stage: Theatre in Singapore from the 50s to 80s
Runs through 26 March 2017
Levels 7 and 8, National Library Building

Script & Stage is an exhibition that journeys through the origins of local playwriting and theatre production, highlighting influential playwrights, performances and theatre companies, across the different languages and cultures, that have moulded the heart of modern theatre in Singapore. Admission is free. More information.

 

I’m Coming Up: a film by Min-Wei Ting
28 Nov 7pm
National Museum of Singapore
Part of the Singapore International Film Festival, Min-Wei Ting’s debut feature film documents an HDB building in Jurong. The film explores the interplay between the camera and the architecture of the block as it traverses each floor from the lowest to the highest. More information.

 

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Artist Workshop: A Model Shelter by Debbie Ding
4 Dec, 1pm
National Museum of Singapore
Participants will work in groups to devise life-size prototypes for shelters to prepare for various threats and emergency scenarios which Singapore has been reported to expect. Workshop fee: $25. More information.

Singapore Biennale Curator Tour with Tan Siuli
Wednesday 30 Nov, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Learn in greater depth about the themes and issues explored in the 2016 Singapore Biennale: An Atlas of Mirrors, as well as the curatorial process that shaped the show, during this tour with Singapore Art Museum curator Tan Siuli.
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B.Y.O.M. A Lindy Hop Social and Listening Party, hosted by Loo Zihan
As part of the Substation’s School of Uncommon Knowledge workshop programme, acclaimed performance maker, visual artist and Lindy Hop enthusiast Loo Zihan leads an open dance floor discussing the history of this unique swing dance style and its practice in Singapore. Participants who are unfamiliar with the form are welcome.
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