Contributors

Ben Brooker is a writer, editor, and critic based on the unceded lands of the Peramangk people in the Adelaide Hills. His work has been featured by Overland, Australian Book Review, RealTime, The Saturday Paper, Meanjin, Kill Your Darlings, and others in Australia and overseas. Ben was an inaugural Sydney Review of Books Emerging Critics Fellow and was appointed to the board of Writers SA in May 2021. Since 2015 he has written about OzAsia, the preeminent festival of Asian arts in Australia.

C9AB0882-9C0D-428A-B742-0FD3F9F1599D
David Wilkinson/Empirical Photography

Podcast 88: Critics Live: The Journey by Scott Silven at SIFA 2021

Critics Ben Valentine (US), Kathy Rowland (SG), Michael HB Raditya (ID), Sharmilla Ganesan (MY) chat about The Journey by UK-based illusionist and mentalist, Scott Silven. The performance took place from 18-30 May 2021 as part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts. Critics Live! is a critics-led programme series created by ArtsEquator to give arts […]

Podcast 88: Critics Live: The Journey by Scott Silven at SIFA 2021 Read More »

W!ld Rice’s “Hotel” at Adelaide’s OzAsia Festival

In 2015 Singapore celebrated ‘SG50’, the city-state’s golden jubilee, marking 50 years of independence as a sovereign nation. Commissioned by the Singapore International Festival of Arts to respond to that year’s theme of ‘Post-Empires’, W!ld Rice created Hotel, a sprawling, four-and-a-half-hour-long play in two parts intended to subvert the nationalistic triumphalism of the jubilee’s official

W!ld Rice’s “Hotel” at Adelaide’s OzAsia Festival Read More »

Scroll to Top