Can paper have a personality or point of view? What if paper had a voice? Write something from the perspective of paper in this workshop by artist and writer Nabilah Said and ponder the relationship you have with this humble material. Participants are asked to bring something made of paper that is meaningful to them.
A “Meaningful” Writing Class: A Creative Writing Word-Shop by Nabilah Said
is part of the programming for the exhibition, Superfluous Things: Paper
. To find out more about the exhibition, visit www.singaporeartmuseum.sg
In this workshop, participants will:
- Explore the functionality, materiality and abstract concepts related to paper
- Write a piece of creative text from the perspective of paper
- Learn and develop a greater sense of empathy for the stories of others
Tools and materials provided:
- Paper, markers, and pens
- Participants can also choose to work on their personal laptops/devices.
A minimum number of participants is required to start this workshop, please see the Admission Policy below.
About the Artist
Nabilah Said is a Singapore-based playwright, editor and artist who works with text as material across different forms. She has worked with Teater Ekamatra, The Necessary Stage, T>:Works, and multiple independent theatre collectives. She is currently under commission of Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne. Her years of working as a Straits Times arts correspondent, the editor of regional arts publication, ArtsEquator, and various capacities within the visual, literary and performing arts scenes have allowed her to develop her voice as a cultural commentator in Singapore.