Danny YUNG Ning Tsun / Jim SHUM Sing TakVideotable 1984
'Videotable' is a conceptual piece based on a table, which is a recurring theme and motif in Danny Yung’s theatre pieces. A series of questions asking where “the center” is loosely points towards power structures both in the political world and the art world.
/ YUNG Ning-tsun, Danny
Danny Yung is a founding member and co-artistic director of Zuni Icosahedron, a highly esteemed experimental theater in Hong Kong. Over the past 40 years, after having graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in architecture and from Columbia University in urban design, Yung has been deeply involved in diverse artistic fields, including theatre, cartoon, film, video, and visual and installation art.
Yung is the recipient of the following prizes and awards: the Hong Kong Arts Development Award 2015 for Artist of the Year (Drama); The Fukuoka Prize – Arts and Culture Prize (2014); The Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in recognition of Yung’s contributions towards the arts and the cultural exchange between Germany and Hong Kong (2009); The Music Theatre NOW Award presented by the UNESCO’s International Theatre Institute for his theater work “Tears of Barren Hill”.
/ SHUM Sing-tak, Jim
SHUM Jim was passionately interested in 8mm and 16mm film productin in the 1980s. He directed music videos in Taiwan.