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Wang Chong

Country(activity based):
China
Genre:
Performing Art

Profile

Graduated from University of Hawaii in 2007.

Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are

- The Teahouse 2.0, 2017

- Lu Xun, 2016

- The Warfare of Landmine 2.0, 2013

- Thunderstorm 2.0, 2012

- Ibsen in One Take, 2012


Awards received include:

- 2013 Festival/Tokyo Award

Wang Chong, founder and artistic director of Beijing-based performance group Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental, is the leading force of Chinese experimental theatre. Wang's works have been invited to festivals in 16 countries, including: Taipei Arts Festival, Festival/Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Festival, Toga Asian Theater Directors Festival, Seoul Asian Theater Directors Festival, Singapore International Festival of Arts, Melbourne Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, Adelaide OzAsia Festival, Rotterdam Festival de Keuze, and Oslo International Ibsen Festival. His productions include: The Warfare of Landmine 2.0, winning 2013 Festival/Tokyo Award; Lu Xun, noted by The Beijing News as The Best Chinese Production of Year 2016.

About works / performance

1 Lu Xun.jpg

Lu Xun, 2016

2 Constellations.jpg

Constellations, 2015

3 Ghosts 2.0.jpg

Ghosts 2.0, 2014

4 The Warfare of Landmine 2.0.jpg

The Warfare of Landmine 2.0, 2013

5 Kurukulla.jpg

Kurukulla, 2013

7 Thunderstorm 2.0.jpg

Thunderstorm 2.0, 2012

Comment

I will create a puppetry-video performance with the 383-year old string puppetry group Youkiza. The story is about love and death at old people's facility in contemporary China.
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