Promoting Creativity

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


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.