Do Singaporeans even look at their own fears?

“By the simple measure that art should serve a socially transformative purpose, it may be failing in Singapore. And this failure may mean our politics is stuck in a rut, ancient assumptions unquestioned, old antagonisms unresolved, longstanding fears unbanished. The spectre of OB markers haunt us still. What has long needed to be said remains unsaid. Would Tarn How’s new play finally kickstart a reexamination of ourselves, as a starting point for a new look at our state and society, and ourselves?”

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