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Cheng Yin-Chen


Grants Awarded

2015 | Theater | Indonesia, Korea

for a six-month grant to carry out research in Indonesia and South Korea



May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Humans are constantly shifting between the roles of subject and object. Based on the works of British playwright Harold Pinter from different stages of his career, director and playwright KOH Choon Eiow rewrote and re-renders Outsider. The happy family of a contemporary Taiwanese couple hosts an elderly relative while visited by a friend from afar. Boundaries are masked by daily conversations, revealing the closeness between characters or the lack thereof; embedded within their everyday life is the shadows of Southeast Asian history.

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