One of our Opening Exhibitions “100 Faces of Tai Kwun” brings us right into the heart of our community – the Central neighbourhood. This large-scale exhibition, which takes place at the Duplex Studio of Block 01, introduces our visitors to Tai Kwun and its neighbourhood through the eyes of our neighbours and friends.
From displaying the gong once used in Central Police Station, playing a video of the first case heard at Central Magistracy, to projecting moving silhouettes inside 6 cells of Victoria Prison, we have deployed a number of ways in our 8 designated heritage storytelling spaces to feature the history, stories, and lives of people inside Tai Kwun.
The Hong Kong artist Wing Po So—who grew up near Tai Kwun—presents a solo exhibition that delves into Chinese medicine, pharmacology, and scientific perspectives. Raised in the area that is now known as SOHO, Wing Po So takes inspiration from her family history of keeping a pharmacy of Chinese medicine to engage in an archaeological exploration of materiality and history in Hong Kong.
Get set for a zany and fun theatrical journey with Spain's Laitrum Theatre that turns Shakespeare's classic plays upside down. The stage is relocated to the outdoors with the line between audience and performer blurring.
As one of UK's most original and innovative performance theatre companies, Imitating the dog is peerless in innovative integration of the digital media and live performance.
The award-winning production of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus comes to Tai Kwun, performed in Cantonese and directed by famous local theatre director Tang Shu-wing.
As one of the most touted shows in Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Israeli actor Niv Patel's Knock Knock weaves a poignant and heartfelt tale about the effects of conscription on everyday life for a single mother and her only son.
Amid this familiar city burgeoning with people and cacophony of urban noises, how do we interpret our relationships with the surrounding environment? Insight will await you thanks to the Germany-based collective Rimini Protokoll.