DANNY YUNG

Danny Yung is an experimental art pioneer, the founder and Co-Artistic Director of Zuni Icosahedron and the creator of Tian Tian Xiang Shang conceptual comics, figure and sculpture. Danny attended the University of California at Berkeley and obtained a bachelor’s degree in architecture. He then went to graduate school at Columbia University, where he studied urban planning and earned a master’s degree in urban design. He returned to Hong Kong in the late 70’s and has been devoting himself to all aspects of the arts.  In the past 30 years he has been deeply involved in many different fields of the arts, particularly theatre, cartoon, film and video, and visual and installation art.

Yung has worked in more than 100 theatrical productions as director, scriptwriter, producer, and stage designer and his works have been presented in over 30 cities across Europe, Asia and the US. He is a passionate advocate of experimental arts and new art forms. He champions dialectical thinking and has made significant contributions to providing platforms for both acclaimed and budding artists to explore and practice theatre art in Hong Kong, as well as across Europe, Asia, and the United States. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential artists in Hong Kong and the region. Yung is also Chairperson of the Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture, Convener of the Chinese Creative Industries Forum, Board Member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, and Member of Design Council of Hong Kong.

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