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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

  • 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

  • Hong Kong Repertory Theatre – A Dream Like a Dream

    27.07.2019 to 08.09.2019, 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

  • Freespace Livehouse

    The Freespace Livehouse is a small bar and performance space presenting music from Hong Kong and around the world. As well as regular showcases highlighting the best of the local and international music scene, the Livehouse also hosts workshops, film screenings and cultural events, and free outdoor music in the Art Park

  • 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

  • Edward Lam Dance Theatre – Art School Musical

    03.10.2019 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

  • Freespace Jazz Fest

    09.11.2019 to 10.11.2019, Freespace & Art Park

    This November, Freespace Jazz Fest brings together a stellar line-up of local and international jazz and world music artists for a full weekend of indoor and outdoor performances. The diverse programme also includes jazz-infused performances around the Art Park by our partner Hong Kong Ballet

  • 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 Choreographer 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: VR Dance Video (18–21.11.2019)

    18.11.2019 to 21.11.2019, 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: Almost 55

    19.11.2019 to 20.11.2019, The Box, Freespace

    A heartfelt solo dance created by Taiwanese choreographer 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • HK Ballet in Residence

    06.02.2020 to 09.02.2020, Freespace & Art Park

    Hong Kong Ballet take over our new venue with a four-day programme of indoor and outdoor ballet experiences for audiences of all ages. Events include the second edition of Hong Kong Cool: Ballet x Fashion and Yuri Ng’s Ballet Classics for Children: The Sleeping Beauty

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto feat. Shiro Takatani: dis·play

    03.04.2020 to 04.04.2020, The Box, Freespace

    Ryuichi Sakamoto returns to Hong Kong for the first time in more than a decade with his new performance dis·play, combining music from his 2017 album async and visual compositions from long-time collaborator Shiro Takatani. Full programme details will be posted in January 2020

  • 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

Past events

  • Park Tour and Workshop (August 2019)

    17.08.2019, Art Park

    Join us for an introduction to the Art Park and discover the different tree species planted in the future park of the West Kowloon Cultural District

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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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  • Open Up Tuen Mun @ West Kowloon

    24.03.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Join us and experience the transformation and vitality of Tuen Mun District! A community engagement event to present the local characteristics, art and culture of Tuen Mun from the perspective of past, present and future

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  • Hong Kong Flower Show 2019 – West Kowloon Cultural District

    15.03.2019 to 24.03.2019, Victoria Park, Hong Kong

    West Kowloon is staging a landscaped garden at this year’s Hong Kong Flower Show, taking inspiration from the Chinese hibiscus – the theme flower of this year’s event – and our upcoming venue, Freespace, in the West Kowloon Art Park. Join us at Victoria Park to explore a picture-perfect floral display

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  • Eastern Ethos Express @ West Kowloon

    17.03.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Come and get a taste of the characteristics of Eastern District and West Kowloon! A community engagement event to share the precious community memory and invite general public to explore the uniqueness of the districts

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  • Freespace Happening (9–10.3.2019)

    09.03.2019 to 10.03.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    To wrap up the last weekend of this season’s Freespace Happening in style, our music stage offers a great mix of sounds from round the globe: Indonesian duo Senyawa, French avant-garde band Las Aves, US ensemble Mik Nawooj with Hong Kong’s MC Yan and musicians and much, much more!

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  • WE Dance (2018-19)

    09.09.2018 to 10.03.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    This September, WE Dance returns to the West Kowloon Art Park with Freespace Happening, to take you on a seven-month dance journey from September 2018 to March 2019

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  • Kowloon City Art Festival @ West Kowloon

    23.02.2019 to 24.02.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Join us to explore the vitality of Kowloon City District and West Kowloon! A community engagement event in the themes of creativity, education and sharing with a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. Learn more about the uniqueness of Kowloon City and West Kowloon

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    Freespace Happening (10.2.2019)

    10.02.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Join us to celebrate the first weekend of the Year of the Pig with live music from GDJYB, tfvsjs, Milkmouth, DJ sets from Solar Sound System, indigenous dance from Taiwan, valentine bouquet and stone painting workshops, story-telling and drawing sessions about fish ponds and local birds, pet games and more

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  • Freespace Happening (13.1.2019) Freespace Happening (13.1.2019) Freespace Happening

    Freespace Happening (13.1.2019)

    13.01.2019, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Join us to welcome the new year with live music, dance and fun workshops! The eclectic line-up includes Cris Derksen Trio from Canada, David Boring, Dusty Bottle, Winter Bagels and Mo-Men-T x Experimental Vocal Ensemble from Hong Kong. Learn fun facts about food at the “Open Picnic: Eat Well” and more

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  • Freespace Happening (8-9.12.2018) Freespace Happening (8-9.12.2018) Freespace Happening

    Freespace Happening (8-9.12.2018)

    08.12.2018 to 09.12.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Enjoy a fun-packed weekend of live music, movie screenings, art-making and more. For our first-ever screening on the facade of our new Freespace venue, we present two films that arts enthusiasts are sure to adore: ‘Faces Places’ and ‘The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble’

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    Freespace Happening (11.11.2018)

    11.11.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    Whether you are into music, dance, crafts, books or pets, autumn is the perfect time of year to enjoy whatever you love outdoors. On stage, as part of Taiwan Arts Festival, we present Constant & Change and Shallow Levée with their blend of post-rock, emo and Taiwanese folk…

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  • Freespace Happening (14.10.2018) Freespace Happening (14.10.2018) Freespace Happening

    Freespace Happening (14.10.2018)

    14.10.2018, Art Park, West Kowloon

    October’s Freespace Happening brings you live music and dance with a taste of Korea! On stage, we have Korean singer-songwriter Gonne Choi presenting acoustic guitar songs fused with traditional Korean elements and Korean dance artist Hyeon Lee who shares Ganggangsullae, an ancient, traditional folk dance incorporating dancing and singing

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  • Crossover Lab Initiative

    15.01.2017 to 19.03.2017, Nursery Park, West Kowloon

    Between January and March 2017, to promote the distinct cultural characteristics and iconic attractions of Hong Kong’s local districts to a wider audience, West Kowloon is hosting a series of pilot “Crossover Lab Initiative” events in collaborationNursery Park

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  • WE Dance Finale

    12.02.2017, Nursery Park, West Kowloon

    Join us in the Big Circle as we wrap up our monthly WE Dance programme with a thrilling four-hour Finale party featuring non-stop showcases by local dance troupes, an interactive dance workshop, a dance hall for those who have got the moves to shine on stage and an open dance floor that you’re invited to joinNursery Park

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