29 Oct '13, 4am

SWF Fringe: Blood, Gore & Violence: Dark Side of Fairy Tales @The_Arts_House 4 Nov 13 730pm

SWF Fringe: Blood, Gore & Violence: Dark Side of Fairy Tales @The_Arts_House 4 Nov 13 730pm

Panellists: Catherine Breillat, Karsono H Saputra, Paolo Chikiamco Moderator: Philip Tatham In his influential book, The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales (1976), American psychologist Bruno Bettelheim uses Freudian psychology to argue that dark themes, like death, abandonment and bodily harm, are actually good for children, helping them cope with their fears. Yet, can fairy tales be "too dark" and gratuitous, without any purpose as justification?

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theartshouse.com.sg 30 Oct '13, 4am

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SWF Fringe: Meet the Author: Catherine Breillat 2 Nov 13 6pm @The_Arts_House

SWF Fringe: Meet the Author: Catherine Breillat...

theartshouse.com.sg 30 Oct '13, 4am

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SWF Fringe: Meet the Author: Terry Windling 2 Nov 13 730pm @The_Arts_House

SWF Fringe: Meet the Author: Terry Windling 2 N...

theartshouse.com.sg 30 Oct '13, 4am

Terri Windling is a writer, editor, and folklorist specialising in fantasy literature and mythic arts. She has published o...

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theartshouse.com.sg 06 Nov '13, 2am

Featuring: Charlene Shepherdson, Harris Jahim, Margaret Supramaniam, Jason Erik Lundberg, Paolo Chikiamco, Verena Tay Mode...