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  • Chinese Culture Talk Series IV

    28.08.2019 to 30.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this series of expert talks, renowned academics and artists including Ou Da-wei, Dr Otto Lee, and Tony Miller introduce some of the ancient arts of Chinese literati and scholar-officials

  • Dunhuang Murals: Ancient Depictions of Daily Life

    23.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this talk, Special Researcher of Dunhuang Academy Lee Mei-yin will introduce the history and cultural background of Dunhuang. Using photographic illustrations of the precious Dunhuang murals, Lee looks at the folk customs of the ancient people and explores their relationship with modern cultures

  • Cantonese Opera and Modernity

    26.10.2019, Seminar Hall, Xiqu Centre

    In this talk, Prof Li looks at Cantonese opera in the social context of modern Hong Kong, and examines how elements of Western modern music, literature and film culture have been adapted for use in this traditional performing art form

  • Contemporary Classical Music Exchange Programme

    31.10.2019 to 01.11.2019, The Room, Freespace

    Six composers from Taiwan and Hong Kong join us for a two-day artistic exchange. The event includes a free public seminar on current developments in contemporary classical music in the region and free concert and sharing session on the process of composing

  • Freespace Jazz Fest: The Box Music Programme

    09.11.2019 to 10.11.2019, The Box, Freespace

    A weekend of great jazz from around the world. Highlights include Robert Glasper Trio, GoGo Penguin, House of Waters, the Noa Drezner Flamenco Quartet, and local stars Mo-Men-T x Wuji, Teriver Cheung, Eugene Pao, Ted Lo, Angelita Li and more

  • CCDC in Residence: VR Dance Video (13–17.11.2019)

    13.11.2019 to 17.11.2019, The Studio, Freespace

    Part installation, part experimental VR dance experience, this futuristic meta-fiction film by director Singing Chen and choreographer Chou Shu-yi, offers audience a unique look at the possibilities of moving image dance works

  • CCDC in Residence: Re-Mark

    16.11.2019 to 24.11.2019, The Box, Freespace

    A reflection on the relationship between body, space and memory, this thought-provoking new work by CCDC Resident Choreography Sang Jijia explores the landscapes of Hong Kong’s contemporary culture, the city’s collective memory, and the traces of the past that echo through the years

  • CCDC in Residence: Almost 55

    19.11.2019 to 20.11.2019, The Box, Freespace

    A heartfelt solo dance created by Taiwanese choreography Chou Shu-yi for veteran dancer Qiao Yang, resident artist with CCDC, Almost 55 is also conversation between two artists of different generations and homelands on the history of contemporary dance and notions of home and identity

  • Rimini Protokoll – 100% Hong Kong

    13.12.2019 to 15.12.2019, The Box, Freespace

    Part theatre, part reality, 100% Hong Kong brings together 100 Hong Kong citizens live on stage. Responding to 100 questions – as performers, as people, as percentage points – they enact a series of ever-changing statistical groupings and create a thought-provoking living, breathing portrait of Hong Kong

  • Company Wayne McGregor – Autobiography

    10.01.2020 to 12.01.2020, The Box, Freespace

    Inspired by the sequencing of McGregor’s own genome, Autobiography is performed by 10 dancers to a genre-defying soundscape by electronic musician Jlin and offers a mesmerising reflection on the fractured, multilayered nature of our lives and personal stories. Asian premiere

  • ON VIEW: Panorama

    09.04.2020 to 19.04.2020, The Box & The Room, Freespace

    Sydney-based choreographer, filmmaker and artist Sue Healey partners with performers from Hong Kong, Japan and Australia to present a cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural production combining live dance performances, film installations and exhibitions. Joining the project from Hong Kong are dance artists Mui Cheuk-yin and Joseph Lee, and cinematographer Maurice Lai