Esplanade Presents

Theatre | Talk

Zhang Yuan


5 Jul 2022, 12am


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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About the Event

Critical discourses for performing arts in East and Southeast Asia

A curator of contemporary performance, Zhang Yuan has noticed the lack of critical writings in China and Asia that utilise theoretical or conceptual frameworks rooted in this geographical region. He endeavours to connect with thinkers, researchers, curators, dramaturgs and mid-career artists in Singapore and the region to explore new critical discourses for performing arts in East and Southeast Asia.

We regret to inform you that Zhang Yuan’s public programme has been postponed from 21 Jun 2022 as the researcher’s residency dates have changed due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. The programme has been re-scheduled to 5 Jul 2022, Tue, 7pm – 8pm at Esplanade Rehearsal Studio.

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About the Artist

Zhang Yuan (Researcher-in-Residence)

Based in Shanghai, Zhang Yuan is a curator, producer and writer in contemporary performing arts. He has worked with theatres, festivals, museums and art institutions internationally and in China, and has organised performance projects, exhibitions, talks and workshops. In 2020, he co-curated 2020: Twenty Years Towards a World Theatre, an exhibition in OCAT Shenzhen that presented archival materials of contemporary performance in China from the past 20 years. From 2017 to 2021, he worked as performing arts curator at Shanghai Ming Contemporary Art Museum.

Date and Time

5 Jul 2022, Tue

7pm – 8pm

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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