March 2022

[vc_row enable_arrows_animation="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="25623" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text](Hong Kong, 17th March, 2022) Co-presented by City Contemporary Dance Company(CCDC) and Hong Kong Arts Centre, M.U.D. – Movement UnDefined is a new creative and research platform. For more than two months, the artists have been keeping in touch with the audience through the Creative Journal and the showcase, which share their findings in the stages of creative research and reveal their sparks of inspirations. The M.U.D. Creative Journal is now available on City Contemporary Dance Company's website; the showcase will be presented online in April, free of charge, and details will be announced soon.   The Cantonese word "乜" (mat1) can be a word to be filled in, or it can be a meaning to be defined, implying infinite possibilities. As stated by the company’s artistic director Yuri Ng, “The situation we are facing may seem disappointing, we can do nothing about the suspension of live performance. M.U.D. hopes to break these constrains, to rediscover possibilities in contemporary dance, while inviting audience to witness artistic exploration other than theatre production. What is dance? We hope to explore this question together, to experience “unboundedness”.   The M.U.D platform is born in an environment full of constraints. Unlike the regular programmes of the company, M.U.D. provides a ground for dance artists to practise their creative or choreographic ideas outside of their daily training, and to train themselves through the process of experimentation and regurgitation. After two months of creative practices, they will present to the audience in the form of work-in-progress, demonstrating the organic nature of art and its continuous growth and development through this "unconventional" form of performance. The programme is co-presented with Hong Kong Arts Centre (HKAC) and openly called for proposals through the platform of HKAC, the two open call works will be included in the showcase later.   “What means