Monday, March 1, 2010

Apocalypse: The signs of 'Tanda'

Photo credit Timothy Cheng

Hazlan Zakaria (Malaysiakini)

If the adage about life imitating fiction holds true, then Rumah Anak Teater (RAT) artistic director Shamili Abnan's play 'Tanda', is a dark foretelling of a doomed Malaysia.

In his work, Shamili 39, better known as Nam Ron, reflects on the apocalypse that many claim will occur come the 'galactic alignment' of 2012.

Indeed, the jealousy and institutional constipation that caused it to be staged it at the PJ Live Arts Centre - away from its original venue at the National Arts Academy - is a tale worth telling, another time.

The rest of the article is here.

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