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Experience a coming together of film, laser display and live musical performance in The Once and Future.

A fantastical tale of two lost Singapore souls who cross the Devil's path in Australia.

This original remake of Midsummer Night’s Dream is inspired by the splendour of Bangsawan opera and Nusantara

Take a trip into the unconventional mind of Turner Prize award-winning artist, Tai Shani, in this filmic performance.

An arresting evocation of the enigmatic character Salome from Oscar Wilde's renowned play.

oneirism Rituals awakens energy and life in Aliwal Arts Centre by gathering up forgotten pieces and celebrating the things oft taken for granted. 

Join an immersive walking tour uncovering the stories and sites of Pulau Ubin.

A gripping multi-disciplinary work reimagining life in Singapore and the Philippines on the brink of a dystopian world order.

One of the most intelligent, disruptive musical voices of our age, experimental musician Holly Herndon dazzles in her first concert in Asia at SIFA 2022.

+GROW is a set of learning resources offering a contemplative perspective into artists' creative stances and strategies.

Seasonal digital capsules by art and music label SYNDICATE

Three Singaporean companies imagine a resplendent tapestry of local customary rituals.

oneirism Ceremony imbues Goodman Arts Centre with transformative energy and life for one special, unforgettable experience of merrymaking.

Facilitating +DISCUSS is a cast of two select individuals – Alfonse Chiu and Chong Gua Khee – whose diverse interests and specialisations deepen and expand the conversation.

A magnificent performance evoking the sublime rituals of Southeast Asia and its native people.

An experimental short traversing the worlds of Angel-527, a character developed by Malaysia's leftfield pop maverick Shelhiel for his SUPERSTROBE EP

In a world not too different from ours, performers are assimilated into eternal broadcasting systems called 电子脉络 — Ether...

The Paiseh Piece is an attempt to represent the mindscape of the chronically paiseh, via a digital experience marrying visuals, poetry and music

A playful interpretation of the anti-rain ritual, Dry Spell features rising star rapper BGourd's performance of an original rap track.

ANKI, a future human dances his way through time to view the world’s last sunset. The film is accompanied by a new 5 track EP and an NFT.

A hybrid digital art exhibition and EP release by musician and artist Anise, non-breaking space involves a stellar cast of collaborators including Brandon Tay, Mervin Wong, Sonia Kwek and Amanda Lee K...

Rituals are inherently rooted in repetition.

Raw and ambitious, Delicate Spells of Mind is an intriguing performance film by Lucy McRae that dissects the operating system of the mind – where a Seeker contends with ego, the inherited artificial i...

In tandem with SIFA 2022's opening performance, MEPAAN, acclaimed Singaporean photographer Sean Lee showcases a selection of his works depicting a kaleidoscopic universe of flora and fauna.

Gear up for SIFA with +DISCUSS, a series of recorded artist talks on Life Profusion....

by Choo Yi Feng Dreaming in a Dual Act Dreams occupy odd roles in our lives....

by Hong Xinyi What are the forms of the future?...

by Sheryl Gwee PROTO and Remotes x Quantum....

Photographs by Ore HuiyingSoundscapes by Kenn Delbridge With the outbreak of the pandemic in 2020, live performances ground to a halt....

by Faris Joraimi In Shakespeare’s England (1564-1616), the Malay Archipelago was a known place....

by Justin Zhuang and Sheere Ng When a married couple — Justin Zhuang and Sheere Ng — watches a play about a married couple escaping....

by Becca D’Bus In project SALOME, we see three different threads braided together....

by Edwin Koo A 10-minute boat ride to Pulau Ubin transports the passengers from one world to another....

by Megan Wonowidjoyo Dream ETHER-nally ETHER portrays a fantasy tale where the protagonist lives in the surreal world between reality and fantasy....

by Shawn Hoo   The rain has always been documentarian to history which is why we learn spells to stop the rain....

by Nicola Sebastian   What is music to the transhuman body?...

By Hong Xinyi I don’t really remember how to do this....

Moderated by Samuel Wong How does the creative process actually work?...

by Hong Xinyi A recollection —Some years ago, amidst the harrowing toil and trouble of #MeToo, a newspaper headline may have bubbled to the surface of your screen....

by Jamal Mohamad Bangsawan is a Malay theatrical form found in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and parts of Thailand....

By Marcus Ng It's easy to forget that Singapore is an island....

By Alena Murang In many Dayak1 languages, there is no word for music, or for art....

By Hong Xinyi What's out there?...

By Hong Xinyi Should we have worn lipstick every day, smiled more at strangers, luxuriated in moving between spaces all the while unheralded by electronic beeps, unencumbered by existential dread?...

These longform creative responses – including text, photo essays, soundscapes, digital illustrations and audio commentary – bring reflection and perspective to the performances and performance spaces ...

 

Ahead of the festival, check out a series of essays that bring contextual colour to SIFA 2022’s performance offerings.

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