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Ho Tzu Nyen

Clouds of Density 

By DARRYL Wee

ZARATHUSTRA – A FILM FOR EVERYONE AND NO ONE, 2009, film still, film: 24 min.

Ho Tzu Nyen is a careful and attentive student of neglected histories. In a rambling, expansive essay in Forum on Contemporary Art and Society from 2007, Ho traces the story of “how cats—big and small, wild and domesticated, imagined and real—have been enigmatically woven into the history of Singapore.” The expert manner in which he plows through a dense thicket of references to colonial policy, pathology and the identity politics…

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