Internationally renowned director Ong Keng Sen is the founder of performance company Theatreworks in Singapore, now known as T:>Works, where he has recently returned as Artistic Director. He is well remembered for his work Desdemona staged at Adelaide Festival in 2000. Keng Sen joins Annette from Berlin to discuss his past and future works, and how the pandemic has led to a major re-thinking about how and why art is made.
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ABOUT ONG KENG SEN
Dr. Ong Keng Sen is the Artistic Director of T:>Works and the artspace 72-13 in Singapore. Apart from creating renowned productions, he founded the Arts Network Asia, a micro-grant peer organisation, and the international Curators Academy focused on the synergy between contexts and curation. His seminal work was the nomadic artist residency, The Flying Circus Project. Keng Sen was the Founding Festival Director of the all-new Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) and directed four editions from 2014 to 2017. He was a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded the prestigious Fukuoka Asian Arts and Culture Prize in 2010 for his creations in Asian contemporary performance.