Writer and editor See Tshiung Han encounters the lecture performance 'Dash':
"In unpacking some of what we see around us, Ho tries to crack the visual thing in our minds, but he only succeeds in scratching it. Perhaps repeat viewings of 'Dash' are needed to get cracking. For such a short run, all we can do is rubberneck the debris and keep driving."
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"The stitching together of alternative histor(ies) within artistic exploration as a kind of “false radical chic”, to borrow Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen’s term, can cloud the tougher question of where lies the artist’s burden of truth when playing with history. The four artists showcased in Ghosts and Spectres — Shadows of History at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore seek to probe precisely this continuum from seemingly linear truth to fictive constructions ... [questioning] the ontological framework of narrative itself as the device in which certain histories are presented."
Here's Elaine Chiew walking us through "Ghosts and Spectres – Shadows of History", which runs at NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore until 19 November 2017, featuring works by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Ho Tzu Nyen, Nguyen Trinh Thi, and Park Chan-kyong.