HayatOrganised by: M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2018
Performed by: Pink Gajah
Having just lost her 92-year-old mother, a woman finds herself alone and acutely aware of her own mortality. After years of feeling pressured to be a successful woman—one striving to keep up in a male-dominated world, whilst maintaining her beauty as defined in a patriarchal world, a different instinct now kicks in. It is the desire to walk with God, to survive in a highly urbanised world and yet hold onto our ancient groundings. Taking its title from the Arabic word for "life", Hayat incorporates ritual, texts and movement, and is an intimate and honest invitation to reflect on and celebrate the processes of ageing, living and dying. Performed by the mother-daughter duo, Ajuntha Anwari and Sharda Harrison, Hayat is a moving painting of a woman's past, present and future.
Due to the nature of this work, only 30 audience-participants will be admitted per show.