Interview: cast of Tribes
You can argue that all families are dysfunctional, but the one in Pangdemonium’s latest production, 'Tribes', might just take the cake. We meet the clan
Kevin Ou: The Sew-Out Show – Kinetic Abstraction
Visitors can pick out their favourite section from Ou’s 13 photographs and have them transformed into accessories, such as tote bags and bowties, by craftsmen from The General Company. Prices start from $50. Ou tells us more about the inspiration behind this trippy series.
Simryn Gill: Hugging the Shore
Gill’s first major solo show in South- East Asia comprises several series of photographs, which all serve as a documentation of her surroundings and how they engage with more abstract elements like time and culture.
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Art and theatre events
The internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet comes to Singapore for the first time to showcase their production of one of the world’s most renowned ballet pieces. With a score composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the story is about Prince Siegfried, who falls in love with Odette – a young woman transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer.
Nadir Mehadji: City Lights
The locally based French photographer continues his late-night journeys into the backstreets to present a more complete series of his discoveries.
Pangdemonium’s staging of Nina Raine’s 2012 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Play explores the complexities of communicating with the ones you love through a dysfunctional family. The comedy of miscommunication stars Adrian Pang, Ethel Yap, Gavin Yap among others.
Tapestry Playback Theatre’s latest production has no script – as usual – but uses the keyboard command for rebooting a computer as a starting point for audience members to share their stories, which are then enacted by the cast through music, movement and spoken scenes.
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Film screening of Taxi Tehran
Directed by Jafar Panahi, the Iranian director banned from making films, Taxi Tehran presents to us a slice of life in Tehran, Iran.
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The world’s largest and best overview of Peranakan life over three floors
Objectifs Centre for Photography & Filmmaking
Regular courses and workshops at this filmmaking and photography hub
Art and science coexist in the same space at Marina Bay Sands
A cluster of galleries take over this former military encampment
MINT Museum of Toys
A private museum with the largest collection of vintage toys in Southeast Asia
Singapore Art Museum
20th-century Asian visual art housed in a colonial building