Why Singapore: lecture and exhibition


8 September, 1.30 pm
Zurich University of the Arts, Toni-Areal, Room 5.K01

Gwee Li Sui (Singapore): Whatever Happened to Politics in Singapore’s English-Language Poetry?

The Singaporean writer Gwee Li Sui presents in his lecture his reflections about Singapore’s English-literature poetry, tackles the different influences of an highly transcultural society and its relationships to politics. What can poetry say? How can poetry move?

Pop-up exhibition

8 September, 3 – 5 pm
Zurich University of the Arts, Toni-Areal, Rooms 4.T06, 4.T07, 4.T08

In a pop-up exhibition, the research group will give some insights in the ongoing research process, present some results of the study trips and the cooperations with cultural ecosystem of Singapore.

With: Michelle Akanji, Claudio Bucher, Shirin Hirisiger, Anika Rosen, Eirini Sourgiadaki, Petra Tomljanovic (students of MA Art Education and MA Transdisciplinary Studies); mentors: Michael Schindhelm, Damian Christinger


(c) Gwee Li Sui