Art For Autism - A Mother's Wish Painting Sale at Falling

Singapore
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Sabina-Leah Fernandez

A Mother’s Wish (AMW) presents an exhibition of watercolour paintings by Jean-Sebastien Choo, an artist with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who “speaks in colours”. Raw Art is being held in conjunction with Falling, Pangdemonium’s stage production about a family struggling with autism.  

Proudly supported by DBS, all proceeds go towards AMW, a social enterprise and to Jean-Sebastien's future. Other items include prints, scarves and merchandise featuring his artwork, as well as books about ASD by Choo Kah Ying, Sebastien’s mother and passionate special needs educator.

SYNOPSIS OF FALLING

“How do you love someone who is difficult to love?”

Tami and Bill are ordinary parents doing their best to bring up their two teenage kids - Lisa, 16, full of attitude and angst; and Josh, who demands extraordinary attention, because he's an 18-year-old boy with severe autism. Family life is a precarious balancing act revolving around Josh, his routines, his obsessions, and the rigid set of rules that have been created for them to get through each day.

When this delicate balance is shattered, it literally becomes a matter of life and death for this family.

An electrifying and enlightening family drama, Falling examines the meaning of unconditional love, and dares to ask: “How do you love someone who is difficult to love?”

 

13 May to Jun 5 2016

Tuesday to Saturday 7:15pm

Saturday & Sunday 2:15pm

KC Arts Centre, Home of Singapore Repertory Theatre, 20 Merbau Road, Singapore 239035

 

 

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