A commission by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay in 2015
Love is the Last Thing on my Mind is a collection of stories about people we have neglected around us.
《灵戏》The Spirits Play (2015) In The Spirits Play, five Japanese spirits – a General, a Man, a Mother, a Girl and a Poet – recall their life experience in the Second World War. They are collectively thrown into turmoil in the process of recollection, and in their wish to “make sense” of the war andContinue reading “《灵戏》The Spirits Play (2015)”
SEED “Eat something. Most of the time we need things even before we understand why we want them.” A wife travels with her dead husband to his hometown in an unknown place for a final meal with the family. Elsewhere, a woman leaves food outside her door for her lost cat but it is consumedContinue reading “SEED (2015)”
INDEX: ONETWOSIX The day starts with a flush from the toilet and ends with the pronouncement of the clock ticking loudly. He often wakes up to the bus arriving and boards precariously while making tea, only to come short of reaching his destination because the house phone starts ringing. I see him open the drawerContinue reading “INDEX: ONETWOSIX (2015)”