Bani Haykal experiments with text + music. As a performer and writer, he has collaborated with various collectives and individuals locally and internationally, participating in several festivals including World Event Young Artist (UK), da:ns Festival, 55mm2 Festival (Germany) and The M1 Fringe Festival among others. He has also toured, both as a soloist and with The Observatory, in France, Italy and Norway.
His work with music includes being the vocalist and songwriter for b-quartet, music collective mux, audio-visual performance group OFFCUFF and The Observatory. As a solo musician, he has released 3 studies (Ergophobia / how I got lost and died trying / sketches of syllables) exploring structured improvisation and spoken word.
As an artist he has exhibited in The Substation, Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore and Platform 3 (Bandung), having produced 3 works, Rethinking Music, inside the subject and Dormant Music. He is currently an Associate Artist with The Substation.
performance date 15-16 Jun 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Kim Jae Duk
performance date 22-24 Jun 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Borderline by T.H.E Dance Company and Muscle Mouth
performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kim Jae Duk
performance date 28 Mar – 6 Apr 2018 | Esplanade F.Y.I Festival | By Kim Jae Duk
performance date 1-4 Mar 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By T.H.E Dance Company and Nine Years Theatre
performance date M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2013, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
performance date 1-2 Oct | Seoul Dance Collection | Silences We are Familiar With
We like to give our thanks and acknowledgement to
Matthew G. Johnson
Robin P.E. Chee
Tan Ngiap Heng
Board of Directors:
Jobina Tan (Board Chairman)