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Body, I.D., Space V – Body Battlefield

Venue Date & Time Price
Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences
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01.02.2013(Fri)
02.02.2013(Sat)
03.02.2013(Sun)
20:00
20:00
20:00
$200
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*1.2.2013 with post-performance meet-the-artists session

 

The human body is a magical cosmos, and Life is a wonderfully compelling journey. But mankind have been treating their bodies and their lives in myriad different ways: 

 

Some created miracles to cure the body, while others twisted other people’s bodies in the name of tradition, or for their own gain.

 

Some touched our hearts with their efforts to extend Life, even if it meant only by a minute or a second, while others had totally no respect for Life, trampling all over the lives of others and manipulating them for political gain.

 

The body is by itself a vehicle for soul and a means to perpetuate living, but it has become a battlefield where a revolution is on the verge of breaking out.

 

The Body, I.D. Space Series is a work-in-progress conducted by Y-Space over many years, with the purpose of exploring the various human aspects, from body, space to identity.  Previous performances were held at the 798 Art Zone in Beijing, the OCT Contemporary Art Terminal in Shenzhen, and the HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity in Hong Kong.  Each show was a multimedia adventure inviting audience participation.  For this upcoming fifth of the series, it will become a body battlefield take place at the Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences.  

Personnel and Cast

Conceiver, Choreographer & Dancer: Victor Ma

Producer & Dancer: Mandy Yim

Dancers: Rainbow Lam, Ivy Tsui, Benny Fung, Christine He

Composer &Live Musician: Edmund Leung

Set & Costume Designer: Wong Yan Kwai

Lighting Designer: Billy Chan

Video Designer: Adrian Yeung

Sound Designer: Him Law

Production Manager & Deputy Stage Manager: Bobo Chan

Stage Manager & Deputy Stage Manager: Ebona Yeung

Photographer: Cheung Chi Wai

 


Production: Y-Space

Dance artists Victor Ma Choi Wo and Mandy Yim Ming Yin established Y-Space in March 1995 in Hong Kong. The aim is to explore the infinite possibilities through dance, and to search for new dance languages and ways of performing.

Long-Term Development and Goals:

  • Creating and Performing               
  • Cultural and Artistic Exchange      
  • Promoting Dance   
  • Education and Training

Ticketing

Tickets available from 21 December 2012 onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by Credit Card Telephone Booking

 

Discounts

Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and recipients of the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA). (Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis)

 

Concessionary ticket holders must produce evidence of their identity or age upon admission

 

Group Booking Discounts

10% off for every purchase of 4-9 tickets at regular price, 15% off for 10-19 tickets, and 20% off for 20 tickets or more

 

Patrons could enjoy only one of the above discount schemes for each ticket, please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase

Enquiries

Programme Enquiries: 2268 7323

Ticketing Enquiries : 2734 9009

Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999

Internet Booking:www.urbtix.hk

 

Part of the programme will be conducted in the open air where no audience seating is available.  Members of the audience are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and need to follow the staff to various performance locations.  Please note that since there are thresholds and staircase inside the museum, wheelchair users may find part of the performance site inconvenient.

Running time of this performance is about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Audiences are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.

The contents of this programme do not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

 

Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences

2 Caine Lane, Mid Levels, Hong Kong

Tel: 2549 5123

www.hkmms.org.hk

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