Creative / Interview / Singapore
Photo courtesy of Checkpoint Theatre. Photo credit: Joel Lim @ Calibre Pictures.
Thick Beats for Good Girls: An Interview with Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy

Checkpoint Theatre is delighted to present an electrifying new production, Thick Beats for Good Girls. Written and performed by performance-poet Pooja Nansi (Singapore) and award-winning playwright Jessica Bellamy (Australia), Thick Beats asks a ton of questions about the balancing act that is being a woman, an ethnic or religious minority, and—God forbid—a hip-hop enthusiast. Directed…

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Textures – A Weekend with Words

Celebrating Singapore’s vibrant literary landscape, Textures – A Weekend with Words will explore and champion Singapore writing in over 30 programmes from 9 March 2018 to 11 March 2018. Co-commissioned by The Arts House and #BuySinglit, and supported by the National Arts Council, the inaugural three-day festival also emphasise the literary community in Singapore — from writers, publishers and…

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The Little Cyber-maid

There he was. Again. It was extremely uncommon for a subject to behave in a regular pattern. “Subject 245 – non-mother, above average height, slender, pre-geriatric. Sighting Number 54. Subject aloft di-wheeled transport vehicle”, Ariel murmured into the recorder as she inscribed the memory carefully onto her Hippocampus. She felt as though she knew him,…

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A Magazine for the Curious: Exploring Youth with STAPLE

In this age between youth and adulthood, the world can be an intense and overwhelming experience that excites yet confuses. STAPLE Magazine was birthed out of these meandering conversations and nagging questions about the world. Officially launched on 2 September 2016, this socio-cultural magazine aims to be a platform for alternative voices addressing these questions, most of…

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