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Thursday, 4 October 2012

KEBUN REKABENTUK & TEATER (GARDEN OF DESIGN & THEATER) - KOTA IBU KAYA


Title                
Kota Ibu Kaya 
Year                
1989
Material           
Linoleum, wall paint, wood frames and structures, found objects/materials, canvas, water
Collection       
Destroyed
Exhibitions/Screenings/Publications  
  • "Kota Ibu Kaya", Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka Auditorium, Kuala Lumpur, 1989
  • Normah Nordin (Director)
  • Najib Nor (Costume Designer & Art Director)
  • Hasnul J Saidon, Fauzin Mustaffa & Taufik Abdullah (Assistant Art Directors & Set Builders)

1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya" an experimental theater with dialogue made of composite of poems by several key Malaysian poets including Usman Awang and Ladin Nuawi, directed by Normah Nordin, Production Design by Najib Nor, Set by Hasnul J Saidon, Taufik Abdullah and Fauzin Mustaffa. Staged at the Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka Auditorium, Kuala Lumpur.



1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya". Set installation, bleeding out of the stage into the audiences' space. The elevated border was meant to block water (during a flash-flood scene) from seeping out.
1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya". Set installation. Supposed to be KL slump.
1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya". Set installation with lighting.
1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya". "Wak', acting out, at his stall. Wak was also our carpenter and technician. Multitasking, most of the time 'mati-task'.
1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya" reflects the voices from the margin.
1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya". Society on the margin and slump of KL, hanging out at a makeshift playground.
1989, "Kota Ibu Kaya". Makeshift playground for the ghetto.

For media coverage & review :

http://hasnulsaidon.blogspot.com/2012/11/media-coverage-for-kota-ibu-kaya.html

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