In light of the current situation, ON VIEW: Panorama on 17-19 April 2020 (Friday-Sunday) will be rescheduled. Details will be announced on the West Kowloon Cultural District website www.westkowloon.hk in due course. Please click here for ticketing arrangements. Ticketing Enquiries: (852) 2200 0022, ticketinfo@wkcda.hk


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In April 2020, Sydney-based choreographer, filmmaker and installation artist Sue Healey partners with artists from Hong Kong, Japan and Australia to present ON VIEW: Panorama at Freespace. This cross-disciplinary exposé of how dancers present themselves to the camera, the audience, and each other, is the culminating work of Sue’s three-part Asia-Pacific project series: ON VIEW: Live Portraits (Australia, 2015), ON VIEW: HONG KONG (2017) and ON VIEW: Japan (2019).

Through a live dance performance and a dance film installation exhibition, the cross-cultural production interrogates ideas about portraiture and identity, and the dynamics of seeing and being seen, revealing how the presence of the body in performance leaves its indelible mark, and how the body is influenced by the culture within which it finds itself.

The finale performance includes artists from Hong Kong, Japan and Australia, and incorporates light and shadow interactions with near life-size thread sculptures created by Australian portrait sculpture artist Jane Théau. The production is co-commissioned by Freespace and Aichi Prefectural Art Theatre, Japan, and co-produced by Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1, Japan and Performance Space, Australia.

Artistic Team:
Filmmaker and Choreographer: Sue Healey
Director of Photography: Judd Overton
Cinematographers: Maurice Lai and Kei Fushiki
Composers: Darrin Verhagen and Justin Ashworth
Dramaturg: Shona Erskine
Set Designer: Masahiro Norimine
Lighting Designer: Lee Chi-wai
Portrait Sculpture Artist: Jane Théau
Dance Artists for Live Performance: Joseph Lee, Mui Cheuk-yin, Nobuyoshi Asai, Ema Yuasa, Benjamin Hancock and Nalina Wait

Date and Time:
17 and 18 April 2020 (Friday and Saturday) 8:00pm
19 April 2020 (Sunday) 3:00pm

Venue:
The Box, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District (Getting to Freespace)

Tickets:
$350 (Free seating)

Concessions:
Half price for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and a companion, CSSA recipients and full-time students. Ticket holders must present proof of eligibility on admission.

Discounts:
Enjoy an early bird discount of 20% between 14 January and 20 March 2020.
Early bird discount is not available in conjunction with other promotion offers.

Package Discount:
Bundle Ticket Discount for Sakamoto Ticket Holders: Customers who have purchased tickets for Ryuichi Sakamoto feat. Shiro Takatani: dis·play can enjoy 20% discount on regular-priced tickets for this show. There is no limit on the number of tickets you can purchase with this offer. Customers can purchase discounted tickets online or by phone using the discount code on the electronic ticket, or present the ticket for Ryuichi Sakamoto feat. Shiro Takatani: dis·play at the ticket office.

Group Booking Discounts:

  • Online group purchase of 10 or more standard tickets (same performance) in one transaction: 10% discount.
  • Over the counter/phone group booking of 10 or more standard tickets (any performance) in one transaction: 10% discount. (Only available for purchases made in person (at the Xiqu Centre and Freespace ticket offices or other outlets) or via our ticketing hotline: (852) 2200 0022.)

Remarks:

  • Audiences are advised to wear comfortable clothes and shoes as they are required to walk around the stage area during part of the performance. 
  • Latecomers will only be admitted at a suitable break.
  • Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.

Ticketing Enquiries:
(852) 2200 0022, ticketinfo@wkcda.hk

Programme Enquiries:
Ms Chin (852) 2200 0814, akama.chin@wkcda.hk

Adverse Weather Arrangements:
If a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is in force three hours before the start of the event, the event will be cancelled.

Co-commissioned and presented by Freespace

Co-commissioned by:

Aichi Prefectural Art Theater

Co-produced by:

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Number 1

Performancespace

In collaboration with:

Kinosaki International Arts Center

Supported by:

Australia Council for the Arts

Create NSW

Australia-Japan Foundation


Tickets available from 14 January 2020 (Tuesday) at 10:00am.

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