KJ is a pianist and violinist who has won awards internationally since his childhood. His biographical documentary, KJ: Music and Life received Best Film Editing, Best Documentary and Best Sound Effects in the 46th Golden Horse Film Awards. KJ is also actively engaged in community activities, influencing the society with his voice. In 2009, his concert, KJ & NG Music is Music was widely acclaimed for its authenticity and major breakthroughs. In 2013, KJ co-founded “Music Lab” which provides platforms for various kinds of classical music and creative performance. In 2018, KJ has won the First Prize (Chamber Music Prize) at the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition
Dick Wong, a graduate of Journalism, left the publishing industry in the mid ‘90s to pursue a career in contemporary dance and theatre. In 2004, he was commissioned by the Hong Kong Arts Festival to create B.O.B.*, which was later developed into two versions and toured extensively throughout Asia and Europe until 2012. He was chosen as a laureate of the French International Residence Programme at Recollets in 2010 and presented 1+1 under the Cartier Fondation during his time in Paris. Commissioned by the “In Transit Festival”, he premiered Be Me in Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt in 2011. Recent works include 0|2 (2014), a collaboration with Xing Liang, The World According to Dance (2015), a dance/theatre work on the four generations of contemporary dance makers in Hong Kong and The Rite of Spring (2016, 2018 National Theatre & Concert Hall Innovation Series Dance).
LAI TAT TAT WING
Lai Tat Tat Wing is an artist-in-residence at Zuni and independent comic artist. Having published works in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and France, Lai was invited twice to show his works at the Angoulême International Comics Festival in France. Strips of his original comic character, Woody Woody Wood were published in the Yellow Bus, Oriental Daily and Metropop. Lai also co-directed The Magic Flute, The Magic Flute Playground and Bauhaus Manifesto, a series of highly acclaimed cartoon music theatre works created for children.
Grace is a hoop dancer and instructor who has been hooping since 2013 and was trained in Berlin from 2014-2016. During this period, Grace participated in numerous hoop festivals and conventions throughout Germany. Her experiences include twin hooping in the “Hooptal Festival”, partner hooping and choreographing in the “Hoop die Berg” and conducting workshops in the “Bermer HanseHoop Festival”. In 2017, Grace received The Hoopie Awards – “Hooper of the Year Asia” by hooping.org.
Grace’s hoop dance is a form of free movement with hoop manipulation. Providing unlimited opportunities to be inspired, discover new movements and experience the feeling of freedom with a tremendous amount of joy.
David Yeung is one of the founding members of Zuni, having participated in the creation of and performed in plenty of the group’s works, including One Hundred Years of Solitude and Vanity Fair. His recent performances are Hua-Yen Sutra, 1587 – A Year of No Significance, God Came to China, the children’s cartoon musical, The Magic Flute, East Wing West Wing, and Danny Yung Experimental Theatre productions, Tears of Barren Hill and Flee by Night.
Cedric Chan joined Zuni in 1998, participating in various projects as a creator, performer and coordinator. Chan co-directed Bauhaus Manifesto, and children’s anime musicals, The Magic Flute and The Magic Flute Playground, etc. He co-founded the local band, Gayamyan in 2000. The band released its debut album in 2000 and collaborated in several music publications for East Wing West Wing. Chan is also a local pop music lyricist, having worked with Anthony Wong, Joey Yung, HOCC, Miriam Yeung, Gigi Leung, Andy Hui, at17, Pong Nan, etc.
Carson Chung joined Zuni in the ‘90s. His recent performances include East Wing West Wing series, The Agent, and 1587, A Year of No Significance, etc. Chung’s film appearances include, The Way We Are and Fig.
Luka Wong joined Zuni Icosahedron in 1996. His theatrical appearances include Ge Wei Tong Zhi Wan An, Let’s Dance 97, Romance of the Rock 97, Magic Flute, Generation Titanic, 1587, A Year of No Significance, Four Grand Inventions, Chronicles of Women: Illness as Metaphor, A Lover’s Discourse, The Book of Changes, etc. He also participated in Anthony Wong’s concerts. In 2010, he founded the music band, Band Band, and since then, has performed in concerts with other independent music bands to promote the development of the local independent music scene.