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_T0701_

Zeugma (Singapore)

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  • In-venue: SOTA Studio Theatre
    28 – 29 May 2021

    28 May, Fri
    8pm
    29 May, Sat
    2pm, 8pm
  • SIFA-On-Demand:
    5 June - 12 June

    Creative Captioning (English) is available for SIFA-On-Demand.
  • $35*
    *Limited concessions available for students, NSFs and seniors
    Limited student tickets at $10  

  • All Access - Bundle of 12
    Programmes Included
    1. The Commission
    2. A Dream Under the Southern Bough: Existence 《南柯一梦》之辱梦
    3. A Song for Louis
    4. OIWA - The Ghost of Yotsuya
    5. The Year of No Return
    6. Three Sisters 三姐妹
    7. The Rhythm of Us
    8. _T0701_

    *Bundle of 12 includes the 4 titles within SIFA on Demand: SIFA v2.020:
    1. The Wandering
    2. Sound Social - Planeswalker
    3. Sound Social - Zul Mahmod
    4. Sound Social - weish x Gabriel Loh

    • 1h, no intermission

    • Rating: TBD

    • No admission for infants-in-arms
      Admission for audience age 6 years and above

    • Performed in Malay and English with English sub-titles


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    Measures will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all patrons.

    This includes wearing a mask at all times for both staff and patrons, temperature taking, TraceTogether check-in and observance of social distancing around the theatre.

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_T0701_

Zeugma (Singapore)

Blurring the lines between the real and the virtual, this stylish, futuristic trip into the everyday struggles of a PMD delivery rider is a multi-sensory treat.

In an ordinary neighborhood sometime in the future, a PMD Delivery Personnel (DePer) finds himself caught between the struggles of the real and digital world. In the digital realm, mainly ruled by MegahCorp, Jati is another avatar of the digital working class, ruled mainly by MegahCorp. Driven by materialistic rewards of financial incentives and social ratings, it offers him a living and hope for the future.

Meanwhile, in the real world, he has to navigate a journey of life lessons while mounting on his PMD. Genuine human connections made often paint a different story of this new way of life he has just started believing in.

As our protagonist reaches a moment of reckoning, Jati soon realizes he could not tell who is the enemy as the line that connects the real and virtual is not as clearly defined anymore.

Conceived by Zeugma, a collective made up of Rizman Putra, Safuan Johari, Brandon Tay, and Zulfadli Rashid (Big), _T0701_ exudes wit and originality the collective is known for.

With its existential themes around survival, ethics, and modern life, along with a mix of virtual reality and storytelling panache, _T0701_ is a dark and entertaining ride not to be missed.


ABOUT THE ARTIST

Zeugma  

Zeugma is an artist collective whose aim is to explore storytelling through experiments in the convergence of texts, performance, sounds & visuals. Made up of Rizman Putra, Safuan Johari, Zulfadli 'Big' Rashid & Brandon Tay; the intention is to find new ways to present narratives through the merging of their individual artistic practices. They have a fascination for reconstructing Asian folklores and investigating the idea of cultural identity. They have presented The Chronicles of One & Zero: Kanchil  for Singapore Fringe Festival 2016. 



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