The talk by Paul Poon and Janice Poon has been rescheduled from 24 July 2022 (Sun), 3pm to 17 December 2022 (Sat), 11am. Patrons who have already registered for the talk will be admitted on 17 December without re-registration. For enquiries, please call 2268 7325 during office hours.
Conducted In Cantonese. The duration of each talk is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Speakers：Edward Lam, Ray Leung
Edward Lam started out as a scriptwriter for television and cinema, then moved on to avant-garde theatre and founded his own group to explore the various possibilities of the genre. His original works cover topics that range from youth to gay culture, pop culture and classical literature, an indicator of his broad interest and creative spectrum. Lam is also a columnist who takes retrospective looks at the various aspects of Hong Kong’s Cantonese cinema, chronicling the development and evolution of a whole generation of pop culture and arts and culture in Hong Kong. This upcoming talk features a dialogue between Lam and Ray Leung, who has been working with him for nearly ten years. They will look back on Lam’s personal experiences and creative works to track how Hong Kong’s arts and culture as well as pop culture have influenced each other to form the fabric of the memory of an epoch.
Speakers：Paul Poon, Janice Poon
Moderator：Cheung Ping Kuen
Paul Poon and Janice Poon, two veteran dramaturgs, are both on the faculty of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. What is the lineage each of them has inherited to make them who they are today? What convictions do they hold that they would pass on to the new generation of theatre practitioners?