HKartsFestival@TaiKwun

Stillness (A new HKAF commission)

HKartsFestival@TaiKwun

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Stillness (A new HKAF commission)

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Date & Time

12 - 20 Feb, 2022 Refer to programme details

Location

LG1, Block 9 Central Magistracy

Price

Free of charge

Overview

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HKartsFestival@TaiKwun is part of the 50th Hong Kong Arts Festival

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Stillness is a one-on-one live encounter with dance artist and multimedia installation to soothe our fluctuating state of mind during the pandemic. Conceived by Hong Kong choreographer Wayson Poon, this highly personal performing art experience admits one audience at a time. Allow your senses – how you perceive sight, sound and touch – to be focused in an immersive environment combining movement, sound art and new media in the cozy space of the former Holding Cell.

You could also enjoy the installation with friends or your loved ones while immersed together in the zone through an audio link on our website during the festival period.

Concept, Choreographer and Dancer: Wayson Poon (Hong Kong, China)
New Media Artist: Vvzela Kook (Hong Kong, China)
Sound Artist: Peter Lenaerts (Sydney, Australia / Belgium)
Furniture Designer: Dylan Kwok (Hong Kong, China)
Creative Producer: KALOS Productions HK

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Biography

Wayson Poon
Vvzela Kook
Dylan Kwok
Peter Lenaerts

Wayson Poon is Hong Kong Contemporary Dance Artist. In 2014, he worked as an independent artist in the creation, performance, research and development and education of different regions in Europe and Asia. Notable works include Fleeing by night, in,visible(cities); and Vortex. His works have toured to a number of art festivals including the Beijing Dance Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance in Brisbane, Melbourne Festival, Kyoto Experiment, Seoul International Dance Festival, etc.

Vvzela Kook is a new media artist who mainly works in audiovisual mediums, including performance, theatre, computer graphics and drawing. Kook has participated and shown her works in MoCA Taipei (2019), Asia Society Hong Kong Centre (2019), PuSh Performing Art Festival in Vancouver(2017), K11 Shanghai (2016), and Hong Kong Arts Festival (2015) etc.

Photo provided by Eugene Cheung

Dylan Kwok was selected for the 40 under 40 Perspective 2011 as one of the upcoming Design Stars of Tomorrow followed by the Hong Kong Young Design Talent title in 2009. His recent projects include Slow Living Experiment@Oi! (2016), 10dayfest (2013, 2015), Detour MATTERS (2013), Helsinki South Harbour International Concept Competition (2011) , and Kai Tak River Art Festival (2010).

Peter Lenaerts is a Belgian sound artist active in the fields of performance, contemporary dance, and film. Recent works include Resonate (2021), a work for radio, Non-Place (2019), a sound installation for the Hong Kong Arts Festival, and the music for The Gift of a Warning (2021), a dance piece by Rhiannon Newton commissioned by the Sydney Dance Company.

Photo provided by Teresa Tan