Critics Live!: A post-show response to Three Sisters
Date: 6 Jun 2021, Sunday
Time: 6.30pm (GMT+8)
Panelists: Corrie Tan (SG), Elisabeth Vincentelli (US), Jose Solís (US), Sharaad Kuttan (MY)
Corrie Tan (SG)
Corrie Tan 陳霖靈 (she/her) is a writer and practitioner-researcher from Singapore. She is committed to radical shifts in performance criticism – redefining the critic as dramaturg, collaborator, archivist, facilitator and shapeshifter – with a practice centred around care, intimacy and generosity. She is resident critic and contributing editor at ArtsEquator, and has also written regularly about performance for The Guardian, Exeunt Magazine, and The Straits Times. Corrie is currently a President’s Graduate Fellow in Theatre Studies on the joint PhD programme between King's College London and the National University of Singapore. www.corrie-tan.comRecently, he has been working to expand the possibility of visual arts crossing the borders of performing arts and contemporary arts. Engaging in collaboration projection mapping works with diverse artists or visual installations with a playwriter. It is also worth mentioning, he is well versed in working with research-based creations and providing professional directorial skills for site-specific art projects. In these types of projects, he focuses on placing the projects in common every-day locations, as opposed to housing it in theatres and museums.
Elisabeth Vincentelli (US)
Elisabeth Vincentelli is a regular contributor to The New York Times’ culture pages and to The New Yorker’s Goings On About Town section. She is a co-founder and co-host of the podcast “Three on the Aisle,” hosted by American Theatre Magazine. Originally from France, she lives in New York City.
Jose Solís (US)
Jose Solís is a Honduran cultural critic based in NYC. His work appears in The New York Times, American Theatre, TDF Stages, Backstage, 3 Views, and America. He is the founder and director of the BIPOC Critics Lab the second installment of which was hosted by the Kennedy Center. He is also the creator and host of Token Theatre Friends, a web series/podcast where he talks to some of the most influential theatre artists.
Sharaad Kuttan (MY)
Sharaad Kuttan is a journalist who has worked in print and broadcast, currently hosting two talkshows on Astro AWANI - Let’s Talk with Sharaad Kuttan and Consider This. While pursuing a postgrad degree in Sociology from the National University of Singapore, he was co-editor of the NUS Society’s journal Commentary. One issue was published as a collection of essays on cultural politics in Singapore titled “Looking at Culture”. He is a member of the Singapore branch of the International Association of Art Critics. In 2006 he was awarded the Nippon Foundation’s Asian Public Intellectual fellowship. Apart from Art and Culture, he is a regular commentator on local politics and contributed a chapter to “Elections and Democracy in Malaysia”, a scholarly study of the Malaysian electoral system.
ABOUT Critics Live!
Critics Live! is a critics-led programme series created by ArtsEquator to give arts audiences an insight into how critics formulate their responses to performances. Through Critics Live!, critics will share their experiences watching the show either in-venue or digitally, and discuss how the artists’ choices shape these respectively. Critics Live! is open to public.