Southernmost Project 2018

Masteclass - Photo by Yeo Fu Bi
Masteclass - Photo by Yeo Fu Bi
Traditional Javanese & Cambodian Dance Showcase, photo by Guolens
Traditional Noh Showcase - photo by Sim
Masterclass-Students' Presentation, photo by Guolens
Open Forum, photo by Guolens
Open Forum, photo by Guolens
Open Forum, photo by Guolens
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Date: 2-11 Nov 2018

Venue: Centre 42

Ticket Prices: $28 (show); $50 (pass); $380 (Masterclass)

Participating artists:

Andy Chia (Experimental Ethnic Music, Singapore)

Didik Nini Thowok (Classical Javanese Dance, Yogyakarta)

Elizabeth Chan (Chinese Dance, Singapore)

Kanji Shimizu (Noh Theatre, Tokyo)

Liu Xiaoyi (Contemporary Theatre, Singapore)

Loi Ee Vian (Chinese Orchestra, Singapore)

Rady Nget (Lakhon Khol, Phnom Penh)

Soultari Amin Farid (Malay Dance, Singapore)

Production: Journey to Nowhere

Southernmost 2018. Photo by Tuckys Photography
Southernmost 2018. Photo by Tuckys Photography
Southernmost 2018. Photo by Tuckys Photography
Southernmost 2018. Photo by Tuckys Photography
Southernmost 2018. Photo by Tuckys Photography
Southernmost 2018. Photo by Tuckys Photography
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Is your dream my nightmare?

Once upon a time, there lived an old table who had two beautiful chairs. Two people sat down and started having a conversation. They spoke with fervour about the past, but realized they knew nothing about the future. “Inspire our people.” They concluded.

Once upon a time, the rivers of the world started to quarrel. Each drop of water, each stone, each piece of weeds was like communities laying in the rivers. They reflected the image of the world: difference is the starting point of everything.

Once upon a time, there was an island where all the possibilities lived: the past, the future, the other, the self. Two people appeared – a fisherman and a researcher. They stood at this point in time called “the present” and in space called “the globe”. They announced to the islanders:

“There is a long way to go.”

Southernmost’s festival production Journey to Nowhere is the culmination of a week of intercultural dialogue between the participating artists, as well as the discoveries of artistic director Liu Xiaoyi during this year’s international festival circuit of One Table Two Chairs festivals and forums. 

Directed by Liu Xiaoyi

Date: 10-11 Nov, 2018
Venue: Black Box, Centre 42

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