27 Sep '14, 4am

Article by the awesome @kixes about spoken word in SG!

Article by the awesome @kixes about spoken word in SG!

One by one, or all together, the women said their piece. Loud. Strong. Unapologetic. A collective – Raksha Mahtani, Stephanie Dogfoot, Sage Lee, Germaine Y., Illi Syaznie, Marylyn Tan, Vanessa Victoria and Ad Maulod – examined what it means to be navigating life as queer women in world laden with so many expectations, assumptions and prejudices. Mass Hysteria Relapsed performed twice that day, a part of August’s LGBTQ IndigNation festival. “People, who aren’t women, who come for the show are made to feel very uncomfortable, and I like that,” said Vanessa Victoria. “Earlier today one of the guys who was in the audience texted and said, ‘I’m starting to feel very uncomfortable right now. I’m the only straight guy in the audience and that’s weird.’ And it’s like, ‘Hah! Now you know!’” Vanessa Victoria It’s this immediacy and fluidity that makes spoken word such a good medium ...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2014/09/this-all-female-group-will-u...

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