October 2022

[vc_row enable_arrows_animation="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="30430" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_column_text](Hong Kong, 25th October 2022) Inspired by the theme of its current dance season, City Contemporary Dance Company (CCDC) continues to push boundaries and showcase the diversity and versatility of contemporary dance in Hong Kong through a variety of themes, performance formats, and artistic mediums. Hot on the heels of our just concluded and wildly successful Immersive Installation and Contemporary Dance performance Meeting In-between Time, avant-garde South Korean dance artist and composer Kim Jaeduk will be taking us on a fantastical trip of colour leading up to Christmas day with his latest production Brown, to take place across 7 shows at the Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 16 to 25 December 2022. Tickets now available at URBTIX. Any ticket purchased from today until 2 November will be entitled to a 20% early bird discount.   A Blend of Music and Dance Coloured by a Contemporary and Oriental Spirit Kim choreographs and composes the music for Brown, including the latest colour-themed series he has been exploring in recent years. While presenting Asian-inspired works steeped in oriental hues and elements, he is passionate about developing his unique choreographic approach to contemporary dance and defining his creative vocabulary and style. In an interview, Kim expressed that music and dance were inseparable to him. “Music is dance, and vice versa,” he said. “I hope that the music in my works can be ‘seen’, while the dance can be ‘heard’.” The inspiration for Brown stems from the dark wooden hues of the traditional Korean string instrument ajaeng, which led to a richly layered imagination of the colour brown. Beyond associating it with wood, the earth, and other elements of nature, Kim has the dancers wear brown masks and gloves as non-human figures, to convey a compelling futuristic vision and a striking contrast over

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