Dust: A Recollection 

By Vertical Submarine

Associate Artistic Directors, TheatreWorks

Adapted from a Hokkien short story by Chien Swee Teng in his 1979 novel Bak Teng (Diced Meat), the enfant terribles of Singapore contemporary art, Vertical Submarine, invoke bittersweet tragedies of home and family with their theatrical debut in Dust: A Recollection.

Fusing dioramas, dramaturgy and installation art, the performance unfolds over decades within a flat. It begins with a bitchy couple who pesters a young man to sell his apartment. We then hear the sounds of demolition and concrete debris falling, and an old man comes to life…

The work features lighting design by Andy Lim (stage “LIVE”), music composed by Joe Ng, and costumes by Anthony Tan; and is performed by an ensemble of bright Singapore actors comprising Nikko Aw, Audrey Luo, Neo Hai Bin, Dominic Ng, Rizman Putra, Jo Tan, Amanda Tee and Ben Yap.

Dust: A Recollection offers an artistic tribute to the living, dead, neglected and forgotten spectral landscapes of modern Singapore.

Performance Details

16 – 19 November 2011, 8pm


$10 - Concession for full-time students and NSFs
$25 - Seniors 55 years old and above
$25 - Early bird discount till 31 Oct 2011
$38 - Standard tickets from 1 Nov 2011

Limited 50% subsidised Keppel Nights tickets are available. Please visit www.keppelnights.com for more information. To purchase tickets or enquiries, please call 6737-7213 or email tworks@singnet.com.sg. No booking fee.

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