PROGRAMME DETAILS

Generation Gap: Robert Yeo x Daryl Lim Wei Jie

Generation Gap: Robert Yeo x Daryl Lim Wei Jie

Conversations

DATE / TIME

2 Nov, Sat 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Screening Room
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Festival Pass Event

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

DESCRIPTION

The Generation Gap series puts writers and artists across generations in conversation about their art form. In this session, poets Robert Yeo and Daryl Lim Wei Jie discuss how they approach dealing with the historical in writing.

FEATURING

Robert Yeo

Singapore

Robert Yeo has written poems, plays, and librettos for operas staged in Singapore and abroad. He received the Southeast Asia Write Award in 2011. His major publications include the collection of political plays, The Singapore Trilogy (2001), and the collected poems, The Best of Robert Yeo (2012). His latest book is The Eye of History (2016), a play about the imagined meeting of Stamford Raffles and Lee Kuan Yew.

Robert Yeo is featured in the following SWF event(s):

Daryl Lim Wei Jie is a poet and critic based in Singapore. He is particularly interested in the intersections between poetry and history. His first collection of poetry, A Book of Changes, was published by Math Paper Press in 2016 under the Ten Year Series imprint. His poems won him the Golden Point Award in English Poetry in 2015, awarded by the National Arts Council, Singapore. The literary anthology Food Republic, co-edited by Daryl together with Ann Ang and Tse Hao Guang, is forthcoming from Landmark Books in 2019.

Daryl Lim Wei Jie is featured in the following SWF event(s):

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