Borealis

Overview

Description

Between July 2022 and March 2023, our performing arts season explores the possibilities of technology and art, and showcases new forms of live and virtual performance. .

 

Highlights include our flagship annual music festival Freespace Jazz Fest, Phygital D, an innovative series of dance events in physical and digital worlds, the media art experimentation lab TechBox, and Magic Tea House – the first-ever Cantonese opera production featuring robotics and AI technology.

 

The season culminates in a month-long festival of avant-garde multisensory experiences from February to March 2023. Taking place indoors and outdoors around the district, the festival includes experiential installations, performances, games and workshops opening up thought-provoking new perspectives on technology, art and everyday life.

 

During the festival, the Art Park is transformed by large-scale immersive installations such as Borealis, a vibrant recreation of the Northern Lights by Swiss artist Dan Acher. At Freespace and the Xiqu Centre, alternative imaginative worlds are brought to life through workshops and talks, interactive installations, online game streaming sessions and game art, and a metropolis-building experience for children that plays out in the simulated virtual world.

 

Join us this season and experience the future of technology and performance. Full programme details to be announced soon.

 

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China 25th Anniversary

 

 

Creative Tomorrow

 

Exclusive Sponsor:

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Programmes & Events

Freespace Jazz Fest
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Freespace

Freespace Jazz Fest

Join us for five days of non-stop great sounds at our annual family-friendly music festival – includes free and ticketed events, indoors and outdoors around the district

Magic Tea House
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Xiqu Centre

Magic Tea House

A magical new production about the history and heritage of Cantonese opera – blending live performance and state-of-the-art technology

Future of Performance: Bright Day
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Freespace

Future of Performance: Bright Day

Part of the Future of Performance series, the experimental participatory experience Bright Day invites the audience to be central participants in a co-created collective dream

Wayson Poon: PHONATE
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Freespace

Wayson Poon: PHONATE

A thought-provoking new work exploring the dynamics of power, control and communal strength between choreographer, dancers and audience

See also

Arts Impact Fellowship 2022

We are currently seeking proposals for pioneering performing arts-related research initiatives that inspire change, community engagement and audience building. Applications open until 31 May