Danny Yung x post-90s young people
Weaving together stories about themselves and the city
in experimental theatre
Invisible Cities / Decameron is a cross-disciplinary theatre work developed and created by Danny Yung together with post-90s young theatre makers through a creative process that explores the body, sounds, space, technology, symbols and structure, and that entails cross-disciplinary exchange and learning.
A dialogue between Giovanni Boccaccio and Italo Calvino
Decameron (1351) by Giovanni Boccaccio and Invisible Cities (1972) by Italo Calvino are two masterpieces in Italian literature. In the former, young men and women escape from a plagued city and take turn to tell tales at night, and in the latter, Marco Polo describes to Kublai Khan cities he has seen on his travels.
Ｏur young performers will weave together stories about themselves and this city in this experimental theatre piece inspired by the two books.
Director: Danny Yung
Experimental art pioneer Danny Yung is one of the most influential artists in Hong Kong and founding member/Co-Artistic Director of Zuni Icosahedron. In the past 40 years, Yung was involved extensively in multifarious fields of the arts, including theatre, cartoon, film and video, visual and installation art.
13-14.1.2017 | Fri-Sat | 8pm
15.1.2017 | Sun | 3pm
Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre
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For ages 6+
Approx 100 min with no intermission
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