Tag Archive: Alfian Saat

Alfian Sa’at: “If There Is A Committee To Certify The ‘Chineseness’ Of Candidates, What Kinds Of Criteria Should We Expect?”

I have so many questions. Is a biologically Chinese person adopted into an Indian family still Chinese? But what do we mean by ‘biologically’? You can adopt a child of a different race in Singapore. But can the child ‘adopt’…
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Alfian Sa’at: SOTA Students Must Not Treat Arts As After-Hours Hobby

“I know I’m coming across as harsh,” said poet and playwright, Alfian Sa’at. “But I have to register my disappointment at the responses coming from SOTA students regarding why an overwhelming majority of them, despite having an arts-based education, would…
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