performance with bespoke costume, a bootleg Ken doll, synthetic hair and a soft sculpture collage within an installation of paper foldings and a plastic ball accompanied by a looping of Nobuo Uematsu's 2001 Hymn of Fayth (version Bahamut), 180 minutes.

performed at A'Famosa, Melaka, Malaysia for Melaka Arts and Performance Festival, curated by Tony Yap, 2015.

photo documentation by Ridzuan Rashid.

1 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary
and her sister Martha.
4 When Jesus heard that, he said, This sickness is not unto death, but for the
glory of God, that the Son of God might be glorified thereby.

11 These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus
sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep.

17 Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days  already.

21 Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had
not died.

If you had been here, he would not have died resurrects faith challenged by RPG video games theory of organized religion. The protagonist is inspired by narratives of John 11's the Raising of Lazarus and Golden Legend's St. Martha and the Tarasque while he performs within an installation of hundreds individually-colored paper models creating a potential landscape of quietus. The piece is also accompanied by a version of Final Fantasy X's Hymn of the Fayth as the chorale sung by an adolescent boy echoes throughout the durational performance.  

39 Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days.

41 Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead was laid. And  Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard me.

42 And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people which
stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.

43 And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come

John 11:, Standard King James Version