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M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2019 - Catamite by Loo Zihan (Singapore)

“Memory capacitors are so limited these days.”

“Our reality is what we remember it to be.”

What relationship do we share with our possessions?

How can we orient ourselves to these things differently?

This intimate interactive experience begins in the form of an artist lecture and dialogue where Zihan will share his experiences of staging his installation Queer Objects: An Archive for the Future ​(2016), an assemblage of objects for a hypothetical queer archive in Singapore.

Following this, the audience-participants will join Zihan in a series of participatory activities and conversation, to examine the fictional and factual, virtual and actual potential of objects, in a bid to meditate on the contingency of identity and being.

Due to the nature of this work, only 20 audience-participants will be admitted per show.

Please note that this venue is not wheelchair accessible.

Catamite was developed in residence at Centre 42.

Start Sales Date

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17 Oct 2018, 5pm




Approximately 80 minutes

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Rating / Age Limit

  • Rating: R18 (Mature Theme)
  • No admission for infant in arms and child aged below 18 years old 
  • Patron 18 years old and above must purchase ticket for admission

Photography / Video Recording Rules

  • No photography, video recording and audio recording is allowed for this event.

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Loo Zihan is an artist working at the intersection of critical theory, performance, and the moving-image. His work emphasises the malleability of memory through various representational strategies that include performance re-enactments, essay films and data visualisation. His research includes the erotiohistoriographical potential of archives and queer bonds. His performances have been presented at the Singapore International Festival of Arts and the Brisbane Festival. He was awarded the Young Artist Award by the National Arts Council of Singapore in 2015.

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Event Date
Fri, 25 - Sun, 27 Jan 2019

Fri: 7pm & 9pm
Sat: 1pm, 3pm, 7pm & 9pm
Sun: 1pm & 3pm

Ticket Pricing
(Excludes Booking Fee)

Standard: S$27 (Free Seating)