The Necessary Stage presents
[names changed to protect the innocent]: Los Shadowed Retina II
Venue:  The Necessary Stage Black Box
        278 Marine Parade Road
        #B1-02 Marine Parade Community Building

PERFORMANCE (Fri 19, Sat 20 Jan: 8pm, Sat 20, Sun 21 Jan: 3pm)

"A Shadow's Mask" by Lee Yong Wen & Tan Beng Tian
The society consists of mask makers. Everyone makes their own masks - be it
for friends, for family, for work, for school...

"Detached Retina II" by Ray Langenbach
A return to Plato's cave, viewing it not from the perspective of the
philosophical observer, who experiments on or imagines the "prisoner", but
from the perspective of the prisoner who imagines the philosophical ideologue.

"untitled cow number one"
by Haresh Sharma and Jeff Chen

A meditation on bovine consciousness.

This is the lastest collaboration between Sharman and Chen on the utitled
series. The past works in this series are "untitled man number one" and
"untitled women number one".

Admission: $5 at the door, strictly no reservations.

FORUM (Sun 21 Jan: 6pm - 8pm)
Negotiating a Third Space: The Emergence of Cultural Activism
This forum seeks to discuss the recent efforts made in cultural
activism and explore how they relate to the role of the arts in

Free. Open to the public.

Please contact Jeff Chen at 440 8115 or solaris@s... for
more information on the events.

The Necessary Stage's [names changed to protect the innocent] is a
quarterly programme which showcases cutting-edge and exploratory
works, and create a space for progressive discourses in the performing

With support from:
National Arts Council