Theater, Performance und Tanz in Hamburg - Kampnagel

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Ming Wong:

Tales from the Bamboo Spaceship

  • © Ming Wong
  • Fri, 26.01.2018 20:00 [Premiere]
    in English language
    Kampnagel – P1
  • Sat, 27.01.2018 20:00
    in English language
    Kampnagel – P1

Ming Wong is a traveler between the worlds in many senses: Based in Berlin as well as Singapore he became known for his re-interpretations of iconic cinema moments with which he humorously demonstrated gender and identity stereotypes; such as with »Lerne Deutsch mit Petra von Kant« (2007) or »In Love for the Mood« and »Life of Imitation« which were both commissions for the 53rd Venice Biennial in 2009. His method of performative appropriation can be described as »transtemporal drag« and connects critique of postcolonial patterns with elements of comedy. At Kampnagel he presents a work-in-progress site where Chinese sci-fi plots can be imagined. »Tales from the Bamboo Spaceship« is part of his new on-going research on the unconscious, improbable relationships between the histories of traditional Chinese opera, cinema and science fiction. Through his work the artist is exploring how one of the oldest performing art forms in the world can be used to address notions of the »future«.



Rashaad Newsome: Five Hamburg (25.-27.01.)

Morehshin Allahyari: She who sees the Unknown (25.-27.01.)

  • concept, performance: Ming Wong

Produced by Ming Wong and Kampnagel. Supported within the framework of the Alliance of International Production Houses by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.
The focus FUTUR|ISM is funded by Imagine 2020 I Art and Climate Change, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

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