Film still from Talking Leaves (2022) by Shubigi Rao. Singapore Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.

SPECIAL SCREENING of Talking Leaves

Film still from Talking Leaves (2022) by Shubigi Rao. Singapore Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia.
Shubigi Rao, Talking Leaves, 2022, film still.

Date: 5 January 2023, Thursday
Time: 8.00 – 10.30 pm
Venue: Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178907

Talking Leaves
Shubigi Rao
2022
An unabridged journey into the banished book
Single channel in 2K, colour, 5.1 sound, 90 minutes

This special screening of Talking Leaves is part of Pulp III: A Short Biography of the Banished Book, by artist Shubigi Rao and curated by Ute Meta Bauer. Created for the Singapore Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia (Biennale Arte 2022), Pulp III marks the midpoint of Rao’s ongoing decade-long project Pulp, which explores the history of book destruction and its impact on the futures of knowledge.

This film screening held at Capitol Theatre, one of Singapore’s finest cinemas in the 1930s and a significant site during the golden age of Malay cinema, this screening is a reminder of Singapore’s vital film history.

Programme
8.00pm Reception
8.30pm Opening Remarks
9.00–10.30pm Film Screening 

Registration starts at 7.30pm

This screening is part of Pulp III: A Short Biography of the Banished Book by Shubigi Rao and curated by Ute Meta Bauer, at ArtScience Museum from 6 to 24 January 2023.

Part of Singapore Art Week 2023. The Singapore Pavilion at the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia is commissioned by the National Arts Council, Singapore.

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