23. 08. 2014 | 20:30| Alþýðuhúsið, Siglufjörður
Dancing in the Gallery is a space-exploring experimental dance. The movement of the dance will be naturally changed accordingly to the space changed. The enegry of the dancers will be changed as well. Different corners of the gallery are used as the performing area and the dancers will interact with the spaces and audiences as well.
The programs of the performance (50 mins):
1) the excerpt of When Time Limps
2) the solos by Rebecca Wong, Kingsan Lo and Wayson Poon respectively
The list of the crew members:
Choreographer / Dancer: Rebecca Wong Pik-Kei
Dancer: King Lo King-San and Wayson Poon Wai-shun
Lighting Designer and Stage Manager: PC Sei Chun-hing
Video Creator: G. Chu
Producer: Christine Lau Wai-ting
*The project is supported by the Arts Development Fund of the Home Affairs Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Organized by Listhus ses.
About When Time Limps
- A Dance Tribute to Salvador Dali
Inspired by the paintings and diary of the Surrealist, Salvador Dali, the dance traces the steps of Dali, revealing his insistence and fears on the road of creation and how the Mother of Nature being his salvation.
With the original music, imaginations popped from the paintings become the moving shadows on the wall, leading us to the surreal world.
About Rebecca Wong Dance Group
Choreographer / Dancer
Rebecca Wong Pik-Kei
Rebecca graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) in 2010, majoring in Contemporary Dance and Choreography. She is enthusiastic about choreography and issued numerous works during her study in the Academy. Sponsored by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2012, she presented her full-length work "When Time Limps" which was toured to Malaysia in 2013 and restated at Beijing Dance Weeks in 2014.
She has worked with different artists including Mui Cheuk-Yin (Hong Kong), Willy Tsao (Hong Kong), Raewyn Hill (New Zealand) and Jaime Redfern (Australia). From 2007 to 2011, she went to Malaysia, Taiwan and USA respectively to exchange with local dancers and widen her horizons in arts. She always looks for opportunities to explore choreography from different angles, in order to tune her own dance language.
Wayson Poon Wai-shun
A contemporary dance artist. Wayson graduated from the HKAPA in 2008 and subsequently works on dance performance, choreography and education.
In 2010 he founded the Body Acts Drama Dance Studio. In 2011, he participated as a resident artist for the dance repertoire company of Beijing’s Chao Yang Cultural Center 9 Theatre and produced many dance works and promoted different areas of artistic cross-border cooperation. In 2012-2014, he became one of the founders of Beijing Balance Art Centre, and launched the dance training program "Metamorphosis". He was also invited to be the gust artist of the China Academy of Art. Representative dance works include: "Behind 3.0", "Un-titled", "Fleeing by Night".
King Lo King-San
King was born and raised in Hong Kong. King is currently majoring in Contemporary dance at HKAPA. During his study, he has chances to work with local and international choreographers and performed in "Anatomy of Broken Things" (2013) by Laura Aris, "Herstory" (2014) by Helen Lai. He was also been awarded several scholarships, and participated and performed in Beijing Dance Festival 2012, and American Dance Festival 2013.
Lighting Designer and Stage Manager
PC Sei Chun-hing
PC graduated from the CO1 School of Visual Arts and received an advanced multimedia diploma. With passion for stage arts, he has been participating stage lighting design works. Besides, he is also invited as a visiting lecturer at the Hong Kong City University to share his experience on multi-arts creation.
G. Chu is studying the master of Fine Art, major in contemporary dance at the HKAPA, focusing on creation of dance film and movement semiotic. Her video works attempt to deviate the narrative time and space of dance by stream of consciousness. Through her somatic performing to collaborate with artists of various medium, further explore philosophy of dance art. She was also the dance performer of the dance art troupe "Breeze Across Us" from 2001 to 2012.
Christine Lau Wai-ting
Christine graduated from the Hong Kong City University, majoring in linguistics. She was the company manager of a dance company, DanceArt Hong Kong and organised many stage works, community arts projects and overseas tours. She is a freelance producer and arts administrator recently.