Saturday, April 10, 2010

Argentina Pics!!!

Yeah, we were in Lima first, but maybe I'll compile those with the other Peruvian shots.

Ceiling, El Ateneo Bookstore, Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Horse-riding lesson, Dos Hermanos Estancia (near Zarate)

Tango show, El Viejo Almacen, San Telmo, Buenos Aires

Warm empanada, Dos Hermanos Estancia (near Zarate)

Father before getting drenched in Tres Mosqueteros Waterfall, Puerto Iguazu

Father after getting drenched in Tres Mosqueteros Waterfall, Puerto Iguazu

Grotesque, Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires

Giant inflatable Christ, Metropolitan Cathedral, Montserrat, Buenos Aires

Kids playing, Retiro Bus Terminal, Buenos Aires

Street scene, La Boca, Buenos Aires

La Aripuca, Puerto Iguazu

Homemade Barbie doll knitwear display, San Telmo Flea Market, Buenos Aires

Wrapped statue, Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires

Altarpiece, Basilica de Nuestro Senor del Pilar, Recoleta, Buenos Aires

Butterfly, Puerto Iguazu

Flan with dulce de leche, Dos Hermanos Estancia (near Zarate)

Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

Vandalised bust, La Boca, Buenos Aires

La Cabrera restaurant, Palermo, Buenos Aires

After Nautical Adventure, Puerto Iguazu

Retiro Bus Terminal, Buenos Aires

Chasing after missed bus, highway out of Buenos Aires

Some Waterfall, Puerto Iguazu

Argentinean sky

Friday, April 02, 2010

"Child's Play: Or Why Baby Jesus Looks So Strange", 1-21 April, 3-9pm, Wed-Sun

Yo! Forgot to tell everyone that Alan Oei included me in this exhibition!

The opening's already over, but a series of my poems called "Matriline" is still hanging up there as if it's honest-to-goodness visual art. Go and have a look, since I can't. I also have personally illustrated copies of "last boy" on sale.

Child's Play (or why baby Jesus looks so strange)
Dates: 1 - 31 Apr 2010
Time: 630pm - 930pm
Venue: Evil Empire, 48 Niven Road S228396

Artists: :phunk, Andre Tan, Ang Song Ming, Charlotte Cain, Eudora Rusli, Huang Wei, Kosuke Misawa, Lynn Lu, Rebecca Lim, Tan Wee Lit, Zhao Renhui, Ng Yi-Sheng
Curator: Alan Oei

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Texts March 2010

Reporting live from Lima... (images forthcoming)... my literary diet!

Deborah H. Yatim’s “Of Aceh and Turning Tides”
+Yusef Komunyakaa's "Warhorses"

Adeline Foo’s =“The Diary of Amos Lee: I Sit, I Write, I Flush!” and +“The Diary of Amos Lee: Girls, Guts and Glory”
=F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night"

=Peter Shaffer's "The Royal hunt of the Sun"

+Jennifer Westwood and Jacqueline Simpson’s “Country Lore and Legends”
+Chan Kwee Sung's "One More Story To Tell"
+Steven Pinker's "The Seven Words You Can't Say on Television"

+David Sedaris’s “When You Are Engulfed in Flames”
+Alberto Manguel’s “On Borges”
+Clarice Lispector's "Selected Cronicas"

+Checkpoint Theatre's "wo(men)"
+Kiran Kumar's "B"
+Mark Chan's "The Rain Came Down Like Pearls the Night I Died"
=Action Theatre's "Makan Drama Festival"
=LaSalle College of the Arts's "Sweet Charity"
+Young and W!ld's "Family"
+The Theatre Practice's "Liao Zhai Rocks!"

+FX Harsono's "Testimonies Tomorrow"
+Peranakan Museum's "Ramayana Revisited"
MaGMA's "Fairy Tales"
+Museo Rafael Larco Herrera's permanent collection

Terry Gilliam's "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"
=Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker"
+Mamoru Hosoda's "Summer Wars"
=Federico Fellini's "8 1/2"