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The Price We Pay

The Price We Pay

Conversations

DATE / TIME

3 Nov, Sun 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
60mins

VENUE

The Arts House, Blue Room
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Festival Pass Event

S$25

LANGUAGE

This session is in English

MODERATED BY

Anju Mary Paul

DESCRIPTION

Progress can be a cruel reality for those left behind. Three writers speak to their experiences and views about trying to balance the need for development against keeping our society and communities intact.

This session is made possible with the assistance of the High Commission of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts.

FEATURING

Métis performing artist Moe Clark draws from multilingual lyricism to create meaning rooted in personal legacy. She facilitates creative workshops, produces festivals, and mentors indigenous youth. With two albums of words and music, a bilingual book of poetry, multiple videos, and over 100 performances, her work is known worldwide. www.moeclark.ca

Photo credit: Red Works Photography

Moe Clark is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Ng Kok Hoe

Singapore

Ng Kok Hoe is Assistant Professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He received his PhD in social policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science where he was a UK Commonwealth Scholar and won the Titmuss Prize. Kok Hoe's research investigates Singapore's public housing policy, homelessness, and income security. He shares his findings widely through public talks and press commentaries. He co-edited the book They Told Us To Move: DakotaCassia (Ethos Books) in 2019.

Ng Kok Hoe is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Haresh Sharma

Singapore

Haresh Sharma, resident playwright of The Necessary Stage, is a Cultural Medallion and Southeast Asian Writers Award recipient. He has written over 100 plays, which have been staged in over 20 cities and translated into Malay, Mandarin, Greek, and Italian. His play, Off Centre, is a Literature text for ‘N’ and ‘O’ Levels.

Haresh Sharma is featured in the following SWF event(s):

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