We sent Azzad Mahdzir — he directed Beromen from Taman Neapolitan and a short play called Pasang you’ll hear more about soon — to the latest edition of Borak Arts Series, held amidst and during the final week of George Town Festival. Azzad shares his experience from The Wembley Penang but also has some important questions for our readers.
FOR its upcoming second installment, Pitchpad ASEAN decided to level up big-time. On top of splitting the performing arts pitch platform into two sessions, organisers also opened submissions to artists beyond the ASEAN region.
In conjunction with annual arts conference Borak Arts Series, this comic was put together by The Daily Seni team because text simply can’t do enough justice to the sights and sounds to expect at The Wembley Penang. This is a call for anyone who likes being creative — there’s an early bird offer which will save you a fair bit of money so read on!
HEARD of these performing arts success stories yet? Aida Redza‘s Moved by PADI was picked up by George Town Festival (GTF), Australia’s Darwin Festival took on Sipat Lawin‘s interactive Gobyerno, while Singapore’s Esplanade brought over dance performance Bordal Serei from Cambodia’s Amrita Performing Arts.