AM : PM — Shirin Laghai
With its immersed perspectives, AM : PM occupies the space we hold between each other. Drawing through the multiple realities of a view on today’s China, it evokes a sense of being within the isolation of modern life. Occupying the space between reflection and reality, within the intersection of identity, assumption, memory, and time, AM : PM invites the viewer to track a line through the hours of a single day, and scrutinise their own unexamined layers of the paradigms held within the distinct echoes of the connective self.
˜ Shirin Laghai
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Shirin Laghai’s work is informed by questions of identity, belief, and the space we occupy. She draws a line through the fluidity of self and connectivity, relations and relationships, place and presence, while examining the directional networks within our memory, mortality, and trajectory. Currently based in Shanghai, she has exhibited in both Australia and the U.K. As an actor, she has also been involved in a wide range of productions in multiple countries, from theatre to voiceover work, and has toured throughout Europe and Japan as a member of Seiryukai Butoh Company. Shirin has co-produced The Space Between Words project in London, and edited over sixteen plays and novels. She is additionally a writer, with a stage play currently under development, while contributing to a non-fiction book about the future of education.