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comma 2024: *SCAPE Creative Arts Festival Returns

January 12 - January 28


*SCAPE’s comma Festival, from 12 to 28 January 2024, is a celebration of youth creativity and community spirit. Embracing the theme “Disruption,” the festival presents a rich tapestry of arts, including dance, music, and visual arts.

Highlights include the Community Arts Residency with Jamela Law, exploring digital technologies in art, MOV:MENT Lab’s four avant-garde dance films, Experimentation Ground’s innovative performances, and the *SCAPE Dance Residency’s contemporary choreography. Music Day Out features top acts like Blush, showcasing Singapore’s musical talent. As a key program of the Somerset Belt, the festival fosters youth development, mentorship, and cross-disciplinary collaboration.

Most events offer free admission, inviting all to partake in this artistic journey. For a full lineup and more information, visit https://www.scape.sg/comma/.

Artist Title of Work Schedule Synopsis
Music Day Out!
1.     Leipzig (ID)

2.     No Good (MY)

3.     Fuse

4.     Blush

5.     Golden Mammoth (MY)

6.     Woes

7.     Gabba (PH)

8.     Naedr

9.     Bellied Star

10.  Intermission

11.  Regina Song

12.  Impulse – ITE Battle of the Bands Winner

13.  Guest Programmers

Music Day Out!


13 – 14 January 2024

Time: 5PM – 11PM

Venue: *SCAPE, The Ground Theatre


Sharing Session: What’s Tour Life Like?
14 January 2024
1PM – 1:45PM

Venue: Gallery
Touring always seems like so much fun but join us as artists share their best practices and pitfalls to avoid.

·       Tickets are on sale from 4 December 2023 at https://bit.ly/MDO2024

·       Early Bird Specials

(until 1 January 2024, 11:59PM)


Day 1 or 2 2-Day Bundle
Early Bird Specials $25.00 $30.00
General Admission $30.00 $40.00



Community Arts Residency
Jamela Law Scars, Skins and Styles: Phygital Transfigurations 13 – 28 January 2024

11AM – 8PM

Venue: *SCAPE, #02-07/08

This community art project aims to bring to light invisible battles fought, celebrate those of us who have emerged from life changing experiences and to foster dialogue on Mental Health.

Digital Technologies and Fashion Co-Designing are explored as experimental Art Therapy tools to harness the power of Enclothed Cognition, and for mediation, introspection, and reinvention in Virtual Reality.


Custom hyper-realistic digital avatars are constructed with the help of 3D scanning technologies and generative systems. The artist (Jamela Law, she/ they) aims to create warm-hearted, celebratory, and inclusive networks that promote healing and bridge interpersonal distances, one metamorphosis at a time.

Grace Song Body Missing Body  MOV:MENT Lab Dance Film Premiere Screening

13 January 2024
1PM – 4PM
Venue: Projector @ Cineleisure

(By invite only)


MOV:MENT Lab Exhibition

13 – 28 January 2024

2PM – 8:30PM

Venue: *SCAPE Level 3

Post-war Japanese avant-garde dance form exploring separation and memory.
Sonia Kwek & Elsa Tan hard boil, soft centre Film inspired by feminine archetypes across cultures.
Amanda Tan & Jonit On FR:AGILITY Film exploring abstract human form and movement.
Jeremy Ho & Liz Sgt Tan I Summon You Dance reflecting artist’s journey and mother’s influence.
Experimentation Ground
Afiszan Amat ‘;W[qw-u9 “TAPPING” The Ground Theatre

20 January 2024


‘;W[qw-u9 “TAPPING”

First Show:
2PM – 3PM
(with post-show talk)

Second Show:
7:30PM – 8:15PM


First Show:
3:30PM – 4:30PM
(with post-show talk)

Second Show:
8:30PM – 9:30PM

Performance challenging the ritualistic use of smartphones.
Hee Suhui ILL BEHAVIOUR Tapping: Performance challenging the ritualistic use of smartphones.

Ill Behaviour: mixes sound art, performance art and physical storytelling, offering a raw, humorous take on personal and collective experiences.

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/experimentation-ground-showcase-tickets-768290005087




HOMEGROUND – Street Dance Production & Bloc Party
    27 January 2024

7:30PM – 11:30PM

Venue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre

A street-dance production and bloc party that serves as the ultimate gathering of local talents and a celebration of the community spirit.


Registration: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/homeground-2024-tickets-765176281857

Shean Buligis Paper Trails 27 January 2024

7:30PM – 11:30PM

Venue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre

Exploration of movement inspired by chaos.
Priscilla Enneagram 2 Dance delving into self-love and emotional complexity.
Aisyah Hanafi Providence Exploring the interconnection of individual and collective existence.
*SCAPE Dance Residency Showcase
Jeremy Loh Manufactured Nature 19 January 2024

8:15PM – 8:45PM


20 January 2024

3:45PM – 4:15PM

8:15PM – 8:45PM

Venue: *SCAPE Outdoor Area

Reflects on humanity’s alienation from nature.
Ignatius all-seeing 19 January 2024

7:30PM – 8PM


20 January 2024

3PM – 3:30PM

7:30PM – 8PM


Venue: *SCAPE #02-05/06

Examines the parallels between CCTVs and human behaviour.
Kimberly Sim Look At Me 19 January 2024

7:30PM – 8PM


20 January 2024

3PM – 3:30PM

7:30PM – 8PM


Venue: *SCAPE #02-05/06

A dance about self-expression beyond societal judgment.
Shanna Hitoiki 19 January 2024

8:15PM – 8:45PM


20 January 2024

3:45PM – 4:15PM

8:15PM – 8:45PM


Venue: *SCAPE Outdoor Area

Dance symbolising the breath of life through various forms.
Street Dance Intensives with Sue from Chibi Unity (Japan) and Tank Bautista (Philippines)
Tank Bautista (Philippines) 25 January 2024
7:30PM – 9:30PMVenue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre
Tickets at $35. On sale from 4 Dec: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/street-dance-intensives-with-sue-from-chibi-unity-and-tank-bautista-tickets-768307617767
Sue from Chibi Unity (Japan) 26 Jan 2024
7:30PM – 9:30PMVenue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre
The Uncontained Collective: The Out-of-Box Zone
Roar City Grounds Krump Exhibition 19-21, 26-28 Jan 2024

5PM – 10PM
Venue: Container @ *SCAPE Playspace


A film and interactive exhibition on Krumping presented by *SCAPE’s resident interest group.
*SCAPE Budding Game Developers Game Demos


12-14, 19-21, 26-28 Jan

5PM – 10PM

Venue: Container @ *SCAPE



Game Developers from *SCAPE’s very own Up Your Game and Rookie Game Jam showcase their unique and innovative games!


Creative Fellowship Game-Changing Pitches Young Entrepreneurs from the Creative Fellowship programme display their innovative or disruptive business ideas.
World Supremacy Battlegrounds
26, 27, 28 January 2024

12PM – 7PM

Venue: *SCAPE The Ground Theatre

WSB ASIA International Championship brings together the best dancers from diverse backgrounds, fostering cultural exchange and unity through the universal language of dance.
KDO – K-pop Random Play Dance
12 January 2024

7PM – 10PM

Venue: *SCAPE The Treetop

Gathering of K-pop enthusiasts, grooving to the latest K-Pop tunes.


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