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Kathy Rowland is the Managing Editor of ArtsEquator.com, a registered charity that she co-founded with Jenny Daneels in 2016. The site is dedicated to supporting and promoting arts criticism with a regional perspective in Southeast Asia. Kathy has worked in the arts for over 25 years, working in the areas of critical writing and arts advocacy, with a special interest in media platforms for the arts. She is the Project Lead for ArtsEquator’s Southeast Asian Arts and Culture Censorship Documentation Project, launched in 2021. She has written extensively on censorship of arts and culture in Malaysia. She was a member of the International Programme Advisory Committee of the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture, 2019.

PETA’s The Tempest Reimagined

The Philippine Educational Theatre Association’s The Tempest Reimagined (11 Nov – 4 Dec 2016) fuses the survivor  stories of 2013′ Typhoon Hainan/Yolanda, which claimed 6000 lives, with  Shakespeare’s classic tale of a catastrophic storm and its aftermaths. Read Murphy Report’s interview with Marsha Roddy, the Production Designer.

14 – 20 Nov 2016: Singapore

Akanksha’s Top Picks in Singapore from 14-20 November 2016 Akanksha is Assistant Editor at ArtsEquator. She grew up in Singapore and graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts in 2014. She gladly invites book/art/film/album/event recommendations at akanksha(at)artsequator.com, and in the meantime, here are a few shows she’s looking out for this week: Women in Photography 2016 Venue: Objectifs …

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14 – 20 Nov 2016: Malaysia

  Short +Sweet Malaysia 2016, 16 – 19 Nov 2016, Penang Short+Sweet is back with 6 original dance works and 11 short plays. Each runs for 10-minutes and packs a punch! One of the plays is Bakawalee Penang’s production of Hati by Amir Hazril Harith, directed by Yusof Bakar. It’s the moving story of a …

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14 – 20 Nov 2016: Indonesia

Meta Setiawan’s Top Picks in Jakarta, Yogjakarta and Bandung  from 14-20 November 2016 Meta is a freelance arts administrator and a traveling yogi. She spent 16 years of her life as an art practitioner and the last few years as an arts administrator. Her first love in the arts is dance. She left her heart …

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Podcast 2: SIFA Review Part 2: The Last Bull: A Life in Flamenco; I am LGB.

Duration: 30 minutes We discuss The Last Bull: A Life in Flamenco and I Am LGB in Podcast 2, the second part of our SIFA special. ArtsEquator’s weekly podcast on arts and culture features co-hosts Kathy Rowland and Matt Lyon chatting about the latest performances, exhibitions and arts news in Singapore and other parts of Southeast …

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Review of Era Mahathir Exhibition

Chen May Yee explores the contradictions of Malaysia’s longest-serving Prime Minister in her review of  Ilham Gallery Kuala Lumpur’s Era Mahathir show. (Source: New York Times) Tags: Era Mahathir  Ilham Gallery

Podcast 1: SIFA Review: Five Easy Pieces; Ibsen: Ghosts; Riding on A Cloud

Duration: 29 minutes ArtsEquator’s weekly podcast on arts and culture features co-hosts Kathy Rowland and Matt Lyon chatting about the latest performances, exhibitions and arts news in Singapore and other parts of Southeast Asia. In Part 1 of our coverage of the Singapore International Arts Festival 2016, we are joined by performance maker and researcher, …

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