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This episode took courage to produce. It’s a hush hush topic in Singapore (a country with longstanding tradition of censorship), people don’t like to talk about it and it’s often seen as controversial. But this was something we felt we had to talk about to open up this conversation. So, let’s talk about race. Adeeb is the Artistic Director of The Second Breakfast Company, and has also worked with Bhumi Collective and Adeeb & Shai. Adeeb is also a founding member of Impromptu Meetings, and works with young people as a freelance drama educator. 9:20 Did the #BLM conversation translate into racial conversations in Singapore’s context? 11:43 Making sense of racism 12:19 Having the right words for these experiences 16:30 Brown face in Singapore, backlash against people who stood up against the brown face saga 25:30 Theatre in Singapore to open up difficult conversations 27:00 National Arts Council gatekeeping and censorship 37:00 Curation and control through licensing
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