Thursday, January 08, 2009

Post Event Coverage: Wayang Kata VII

Nell Omar
Jasmine Low - waiting for her cue
Priya K.
Sheena Baharuddin
Over 200 pax packed the Annexe Gallery!

Markisa shows off her Polar Bear ;)
Groupo shot!

Rafique Rashid

The Polar Bear against a backdrop of paintings by Hafiz Yahya

The supportive crowd

Jerome Kugan, Co-host (Troubadours)

Refreshing and fun! The Wayang Kata VII team enjoying F&N drinks ;)

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As displayed on British Council's website:

Kick off the New Year with British Council and the Troubagangers at Wayang Kata VII featuring one of Britain's foremost spoken word artists Steven Camden (aka Polarbear).

Based in Birmingham, Polarbear has performed feature spoken word/ poetry sets at numerous festivals and venues including Glastonbury Festival, Lyric Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Young Vic, Contact Theatre, Albany Theatre, Bookslam and Ledbury Poetry Festival to name a few.

He performed his first theatrical performance piece ‘If I cover my nose you can’t see me’ at the London Literature Festival last July and is working on his next piece (working title ‘Return’), commissioned by the Battersea Arts Centre as part of BURST festival in May 2009.

Polarbear also runs creative writing workshops and recently guest lectured at University of Northumbria on creative writing for performance.
Polar Bear
Rafique Rashid

Polarbear will be joined by songwriter Rafique Rashid and poets Priya K, Sheena Baharuddin and Nell Omar.

The evening will be co-hosted by the Troubagangers - Troubadours, Jerome Kugan and Doppelganger Jasmine Low.

It's the seventh installation of Wayang Kata and we're taking a well earned hiatus after this so make sure you don't miss this one! The Organisers would like to offer a huge word of THANKS to our drinks sponsor, F&N!

Check out the promo on British Council's website.

Wednesday, 14/01/2009 @ 8.30p.m.
The Annexe Gallery, 2nd Floor, Central Market Annexe,
Jalan Hang Kasturi,50470 Kuala Lumpur
RM10 at the door

Further info, call 017 623 0288

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