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“Harmony” ( 和谐 )

has been a central obsession of Chinese authoritarian rule for thousands of years. The name of the system may change but still we are rigidly “harmonised”.

Expected to comply.

As a passive monolith.

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The name of the system may change but still we are rigidly “harmonised”.

Expected to comply.

As a passive monolith.

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It disrupts,

it dances with defiance.

 

it dismantles,

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Invisible Harmony 无形的和谐

is a free flow of poetry, of dance, of a cry for freedom. It is inspired by events in history, of 30 years ago in Beijing Tiananmen Square and on the streets of Hong Kong right now, as seen on the screen and hidden in the screen.

Two performers on Queen Elizabeth Hall's

Invisible Harmony

无形的和谐

4th February 2020 
Southbank Centre

Kim Pearce / Director
Daniel York Loh / Playwright

Julia Cheng / Choreographer
Enxi Chang / Spoken Word Artist