Purple

Company: Sightlines Entertainment

Venue: DBS Arts Centre

Performance: 29 Jun – 8 Jul 2012

Director: Derrick Chew

Set Designer: Wong Chee Wai

Sound Designer: Darren Ng

Lighting Designer: Petrina Dawn Tan

On this tiny red dot, where sand is as precious as gold, homes exchange hands like commodities. Historical icons are constantly being bulldozed in the name of progress. Week after week, we see our forgotten icons of yesteryear – Rochor Centre, Bukit Brown Cemetery and the KTM Railway Corridor – dominating the headlines in the wake of their impending demolition.

 

The gleaming corporate towers and mega-expressways that replace these icons, signal Singapore’s progress to the world – but at what cost?

© 2019 by petrinadawntan.

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