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  • Sigg Prize 2019 exhibition

    07.12.2019 to 17.05.2020, M+ Pavilion, Art Park

    Six shortlisted artists selected by an international jury of the inaugural Sigg Prize, present a range of mediums, including sculpture, site-specific installation, video and performance. The work featured in this exhibition address pressing questions that resonate across contexts

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  • Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Carnival

    25.01.2020 to 28.01.2020, Art Park

    In view of the latest development of the novel coronavirus infection, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), after careful consideration of the need to protect the health and safety of local residents, visitors, performing groups and working staff, has decided to cancel the Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Carnival, which was scheduled to be held from 25 January to 28 January 2020

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  • 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

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  • Creamfields Hong Kong 2019

    28.12.2019 to 29.12.2019, Art Park

    Creamfields returns to Hong Kong on 28-29 December 2019 (Saturday to Sunday) at Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, presenting the first-ever outdoor edition of the festival to electronic music fans in Hong Kong

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  • Freespace Little Stage Managers

    14.12.2019 to 22.12.2019, Freespace, West Kowloon

    This interactive role-play workshop introduces children to the behind-the-scenes world of performing arts production at Freespace. Acting as mini assistant stage managers, participants explore the Freespace venue and learn fun facts about performing arts

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  • Boh Boh’s New Friends

    14.12.2019 to 15.12.2019, The Studio, Freespace

    Boh Boh's New Friends is an interactive bi-lingual performance that takes children on an intergalactic space adventure with Boh Boh the alien puppet. Dancing and singing songs in Cantonese and English, the audience accompany Boh Boh on his journey through space, and helping him make new friends

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  • Freespace Fest

    13.12.2019 to 15.12.2019, Freespace and Art Park, West Kowloon

    Freespace Fest on 13-15 December 2019 (Friday-Sunday) will be rescheduled. Details will be announced on the West Kowloon Cultural District website www.westkowloon.hk in due course

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  • CCDC in Residence: VR Dance Video (22–24.11.2019)

    22.11.2019 to 24.11.2019, 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Freespace Jazz Fest: GoGo Penguin and Robert Glasper Trio

    09.11.2019 to 10.11.2019, The Box, Freespace

    GoGo Penguin (Saturday) and the multiple-Grammy-winning Robert Glasper Trio (Sunday) give headliner performances in the first Freespace Jazz Fest. Tickets now on sale

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  • Freespace Jazz Fest: Jazz for Kids

    09.11.2019 to 10.11.2019, The Room, Freespace

    Jazz for Kids is an interactive concert that encourages children to accept their own emotions. Jazz musicians tell the story of Siu Kwai using familiar songs. We welcome all ages three or above

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  • 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

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  • Five Artists: Sites Encountered

    07.06.2019 to 20.10.2019, M+ Pavilion, Art Park

    Five Artists: Sites Encountered brings together an international group of artists whose varied approaches offer ways to rethink ideas of site and place

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  • Edward Lam Dance Theatre – Art School Musical

    06.10.2019 to 13.10.2019, The Box, Freespace

    This October, Art School Musical returns to Hong Kong for a fourth restaging adapted for The Box at Freespace. Featuring 18 original songs, and a cast from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, the plot centres around three young students and their struggle to find meaning in love, art and life

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  • What is Stage: Space as Poetry

    01.07.2019 to 27.09.2019, The Box & The Room, Freespace

    This September, renowned German stage and costume designer Anna Viebrock joins us for a public seminar and five-day artist workshop on how stage design goes beyond space. In preparation for the workshop, Edward Lam introduces Viebrock’s work with a public talk and series of professional screenings exploring the aesthetics of some of her most important opera and stage productions

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  • Hong Kong Repertory Theatre – A Dream Like a Dream

    07.09.2019 to 11.09.2019, The Box, Freespace

    Conceived by acclaimed theatre director Stan Lai, A Dream Like a Dream is one of the most talked about Chinese-language theatrical innovations. With an eight-hour duration, four-sided stage and revolving seating design, the play presents a dreamlike journey through a life

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  • Work-in-progress: Every Time You Walk into Our Class

    06.08.2019 to 18.08.2019, The Room, Freespace

    This August, Edward Lam Dance Theatre presents their first work-in-progress series in which Taiwanese actor Shih Yi-hsiu and a small audience of 60 people interact to shape both content and performance. Blending workshop and presentation, Shih Yi-hsiu revisits the role of teacher, this time with the audience as his students

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  • Screening: Teachers and Students

    02.08.2019 to 16.08.2019, The Room, Freespace

    Co-curated by Edward Lam, this screening series features seven international films on teachers, students and education. Looking at the role of schooling beyond transmission of knowledge, it presents a range of perspectives on how our minds and hearts are shaped during our formative years

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  • Screening: Edward Lam Dance Theatre – Four Works

    03.08.2019 to 04.08.2019, The Room, Freespace

    Edward Lam Dance Theatre showcases four of the company’s original stage works written between 1997, the year of the handover, and 2000, the year of extensive educational reforms in Hong Kong – two events that had a major impact on the dreams and aspirations of the young people of Hong Kong

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  • Victor Fung in Residence – From The Top (Final Edit)

    29.06.2019, The Room, Freespace

    This work-in-progress presentation explores the interdependence of choreographers and dancers and offers a witty and beguiling take on the everyday life of dance artists and what it means to make art

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  • Choreographic Landscapes

    07.06.2019 to 12.06.2019, The Room, Freespace

    French choreographer Christian Rizzo joins us to lead a five-day professional workshop for dancers and visual artists on choreographic compositions and the relationship between movement, performance and space. The collaboration opens with a public discussion on his work and the importance of emptiness as a space for imagination

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  • Noguchi for Danh Vo: Counterpoint

    16.11.2018 to 22.04.2019, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    The exhibition presents art and design works by the celebrated modern sculptor Isamu Noguchi in dialogue with newly created work by Danh Vo, one of the most critically acclaimed conceptual artists active today

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