Local arts, culture and heritage organisations tell stimulating stories of the city’s history of epidemics and its social impact, tracing back from the 19th century plague to the SARS outbreak in 2003.
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In this new Contemporary City Dance Company production, two enduring ballet classics return to the stage accompanied by live music.
Celebrated French artist and sculptor Bernar Venet examines and redefines the relationships between performance, sculpture and painting; each work presented will be created on-site at a series of special performances in the de Sarthe space.
A tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, National Theatre of Great Britain’s much-acclaimed show War Horse is filled with stirring music and songs, and features ground-breaking puppetry to bring breathing, galloping horses to life on stage.
Hong Kong Ballet teams up with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to put on a re-imagined Stravinsky classic that famously led to a riot when it first premiered in Paris in 1913.
Showcasing the works and performances by 17 contemporary artists and collectives, this exhibition reveals hidden sociopolitical agendas as well as personal and collective experiences of textile labour in our increasingly globalising world.