Co-presented with Art Basel Hong Kong, M+ Live Art: Miraculous Trajectories is a live cinema event featuring a seventy-minute film written and directed by artist Cheng Ran, with an original soundtrack composed and performed by electronic musician Shao Yanpeng.

The dialogue-free film Miraculous Trajectories is based on Cheng’s nine-hour epic In Course of the Miraculous, which was conceived during his residency at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam in 2013 and subsequently completed in 2015. Inspired by the real-life disappearances of an English mountain climber in 1924, a Dutch conceptual artist in 1975, and a Chinese fishing boat in 2011, the film imagines these mysteries in visually striking scenes that evoke both the historical and the mythic. This world premiere melds Cheng’s dreamlike vision with Shao’s live performance in a sensory expedition, inviting the audience to explore and be led astray by sound, image, and enigma. 

This event begins with an introduction by Cheng Ran, Shao Yanpeng, and Chanel Kong, Associate Curator, Moving Image, M+. 

29 March 2019 (Friday)


Theatre 2, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Free admission. Limited capacity on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register in advance.



Adverse Weather Arrangement:
Programme will be cancelled if a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is still in force 3 hours before the event starts.

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