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Artist

Pewan CHOW

Chow is among the first generation of dance graduates from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). After her graduation in 1988, Chow was awarded a scholarship to the London Contemporary Dance School to further her studies in choreography and performance

Returned to Hong Kong in 1991 and joined the full-time Modern Dance faculty at the HKAPA, where she taught until 2007. Chow also received a MA Degree in Choreography from Laban Centre, London (2003)

As an independent choreographer and performer, Chow has performed and created works with companies locally and overseas. In 1993, she founded Passoverdance and has been its Artistic Director since. For Passoverdance productions Homecoming and Maze, she received the 2010 Hong Kong Dance Award for Outstanding Achievement in Independent Dance and 2013 Hong Kong Dance Award for Outstanding Independent Dance Production

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Work

Xin Xiang

The concept behind the dance piece is related to a traditional Chinese image, the “Tree” as a symbol of existence and a representation of the philosophy of life: self-realisation, resilience and self-contentment.