Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Wayangkata VII


An Evening Of Spoken Word featuring Polarbear

Wed 14 Jan, 8.30pm start

Presented by British Council and Troubaganger

Admission RM10

British Council and Troubaganger returns with Wayang Kata VII, this time featuring one of Britain's foremost spoken word artists Steven Camden aka Polarbear. Joining Polarbear are Rafique Rashid, Priya K, Sheena Baharuddin and Nell Omar. It's the seventh installation of Wayang Kata and the series will go on hiatus after this so make sure you don't miss it!

Based in Birmingham, Polarbear has performed spoken word/poetry at numerous festivals and venues including Glastonbury Festival, Lyric Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, 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.

*Do come and support the local art scene. I'll be there as part of Sheena's groupie :P If you're there and by chance stumble into me don't forget to say hi! Check out Polarbear's performance in the video

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