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Workshop on Jan Versweyveld’s Aesthetic of Scenography, image taken during the workshop. Courtesy of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. 

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WKCDA Rolls Out Creation for Freespace Series to Explore Scenography, Stage Technology and Foundations of Performance

(7 September 2017, Hong Kong) The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) launches a comprehensive three-year programme to help nurture talent and build audience appreciation for the theatrical arts in Hong Kong. Creation for Freespace: On Scenography – part of the Creation for Freespace performing arts platform devoted to the West Kowloon Cultural District’s highly anticipated Freespace venue, set to open in 2019 – explores the art of scenography in theatre-making. This year’s theme, What is Stage: Dynamics of Seeing, is curated by renowned Hong Kong theatre director Edward Lam and focuses on the acclaimed Dutch scenographer Jan Versweyveld with a series of events that are open to theatre professionals, cross-disciplinary creators and art enthusiasts.