Geylang


DISCIPLINES
Multi-media

COMPLETED IN
2016

CLIENT
Ivan Heng



Geylang is a drama produced by W!LD RICE for the Singapore Theatre Festival 2016 that challenges pre-conceptions about Singapore’s most colourful district. We were commissioned to produce several dynamic visual works for a more immersive theatre experience.




SYNOPSIS


Created and performed by young & W!LD, W!LD RICE’s youth development division, the six original stories woven into this production provide glimpses into the inner lives of mama-sans, gangsters and civil servants living, dying and working in Geylang.

Digital projections of street prostitutes, neon-lit adult shops, suburban Singapore, and gangland violence fills the background to transport the actors into augmented realities. A potent, exhilarating brew of history and fiction, the accompanying visuals adds maximum cartoonish effect and milks every other moment for sexual innuendo and casual violence.


All work © Zeharn&Zeherng