14 March 2007

PERFORMANCE: William Yang in China at Performance Space, Sydney (20-24 Mar)

William Yang in China at Performance Space @ Carriageworks, Sydney (20-24 Mar)

Preview 20 March, 8pm
Season 21 - 24 March, Wed - Sat 8pm, Sat Matinee 5pm
Bookings 9290 4614

Text & Images William Yang
Musician Nicholas Ng
Producer Performing Lines

For more information, visit: http://www.performancespace.com.au

About William Yang in China
"Yang is the consummate conversationalist, unassuming and congenial, as though talking in the intimacy of his lounge room." (Canberra Times). Photographer-storyteller William Yang returns to a motherland he never knew, the Australian-born Chinese a stranger in his homeland. Yang takes us from the streets of Beijing, where electronics superstores jostle with echoes of the Cultural Revolution and the Ming Dynasty, to the sacred mountain Huang Shan, a must-climb for every Chinese pilgrim-tourist. Part social documentary, part personal observation, China creates a meditative space, a journey of reflection for performer and audience alike. Yang’s wryly sensitive perspective, his eye for detail, and his arresting images come together with Nicholas Ng’s haunting live score for the erhu (Chinese violin), in an unforgettable theatrical experience.