Theatre, Festival

The Sound of a Found Nation

Organised by: NUS Centre For the Arts
Performed by: NUS Stage with NUS Electronic Music Lab
  • Date:
    2, 3 Apr 2020
  • Time:
    7:30pm
  • Duration:
    1h
  • Venue:
    UTown Dance Studio, Stephen Riady Centre, University Town
    UTown Dance Studio, Stephen Riady Centre, University TownUTown Dance Studio, Stephen Riady Centre, University Town

Synopsis:

Part of ExxonMobil Campus Concerts

After the success of The City Remembers, NUS Stage and NUS Electronic Music Lab collaborate once again in a new work, directed by Edith Podesta. Adapted from Hamid Roslan's debut poetry collection parsetreeforestfire (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2019), the work playfully toggles between the myriad of language we speak in Singapore – such as English, Singlish, Bahasa, Mandarin and Hokkien – to celebrate as well as contrast the relationships between them. If language defines, how do we see the world in a multi-lingual environment?

The Sound of a Found Nation


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