Excerpted from Svetlana Klimenko (2003) Shakespeare, Chekhov and the Emergence of the Transcultured Self in Denmark, Language and Intercultural Communication, 3:2, 151-157, DOI: 10.1080/14708470308668099 ” I use the term transculture as it was put forward by Russian scholar Mikhail Epstein, who introduces it in the following way: The quality and merit of culture is its capacity […]Read more "On Interculturalism and Transculturalism"
First, one runs through the city. Next, one stops and creates. Alongside others, they do this repeatedly. The audience chooses to roam, indulge, be treated, or even bored whenever they choose to stop. That’s the basic dramaturgical structure of O QUE FAZER DAQUI PARA TRÁS_versão expandida / WHAT TO DO FROM HERE_expanded version by João […]Read more "What To Do From Here (Lisbon, 2019)"
I’ve been wanting to connect with other art and theatremakers in my time here in Lisbon and staying indoors, one does not. So I wandered, and wandering can lead you exactly where you want to be. On my second day here, on my way down from Hangar in Graça, I wandered into an open gate. […]Read more "Lisbon, 2019: Wandering"
Creating Oreste by Ifigenia was an experiment of sorts for me. Almost a month later, after sorting through my own thoughts, stewing in the joys and disappointments, the praise and the putdowns, sit I must to reflect on an experiment that I am not completely confident of. And with candour I proceed. As with all […]Read more "About Orestes by Ifigenia"
George Friederich HandelOreste by Ifigenia Singapore International Festival of the Arts Arts House, Chamber, May 25 8pm, May 26 5pm, 2019 Directed by Tan Shou ChenMusic Direction by Ng Tian Hui Stage Management by Justina KhooLighting Design by Alberta WileoMultimedia Design by Irfan Kasban Ifigenia————-Cherie TseOreste————– Chan Wei EnDancer————– Billy Keohavong Oboe I—————-Hu QiuziOboe II—————Leow Rui […]Read more "Oreste by Ifigenia Program Notes, A Draft"