Call To Action
Call To Action is the first online and cross-cultural edition of The Living Newspaper, that aims to engage with young people to reimagine a new world post pandemic, through digital and online techniques.
Helmed by Clara Bloomfield (Scotland) of Collision Theatre, Khairina Khalid and Rizman Putra (Singapore) of Teater Ekamatra, they will engage young participants to create digital editions of The Living Newspaper focusing on the realities of these young people.
Working with a group of impressive young people from Scotland and Singapore, the first and second editions of Call To Action sees how this international cohort of young people explore ‘the power-laden relationships’ between self and society within their countries. Through reflection and deliberation, these young people have critically considered the lived experiences that they are communicating to the global audience through their stories, and what they want to leave the viewer with through their digital living newspapers, as their Call To Action
Teater Ekamatra is an established and exciting Singaporean arts company that spotlights artists of diverse ethnicities.
Helmed by award-winning director and performer Mohd Fared Jainal, we are living out our vision of being at the heart of theatre, by staging daring works that address socio-political issues.
Teater Ekamatra has been commissioned by notable international arts festivals and has also won numerous accolades, especially at Singapore’s highest platform for excellence in theatre, the Straits Times Life! Theatre Awards, where our trophies have included Best Original Script several times.
Guided by our values of diversity, inclusivity, integrity, accountability, and people-centredness, Teater Ekamatra is committed to our mission of creating engaging art that inspires, as well as incubating emerging talents, and expanding diversity within the industry.
We have a dedicated team of associate artists comprising of video designer, E Lee Loong; playwright / director, Irfan Kasban; actress / host Munah Bagharib; Bharathanatyam dancer, Ruby Jayaseelan; and playwright / dramaturg Zulfadli Rashid.
Singapore International Foundation