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WSD2017|Lazy People are Always Busy 忙與盲的奮鬥時代
1-9 July.Taipei, Taiwan
An extraordinary festival of performance design, including exhibitions, performances
and diverse events,attracted over 15,000 visitors from 71 countries.


Professional Designers

Hong Kong

Cheuk Tong, Moon Yip

Lazy People are Always Busy 忙與盲的奮鬥時代

Selected Category: Set Design

Category: Set Design

Design Statement

Core Concept: Ants moving home 
The scene changes in the performance associate with the images of the people in the absurd and chaotic time of the Umbrella Movement that took place in 2014 in Hong Kong. A tree specimen that has been soaked in chemical fluids is hanging in the mid air horizontally, representing the helplessness in living that is commonly experienced by Hong Kong people. There are totally 12 stories in the play. All the sets, props and furnitures needed for each story have been placed on the stage in the beginning. Each individual object offers a microscopic view into the lives of the characters in different stories, and also acts as a symbol for the situations that people are facing in the real world. Through the transitions between stories, the objects will be removed bit by bit just like “ants moving home”. This happens until the last scene of the play in which the stage is almost empty.

Cheuk Tong, Moon Yip

Yip Cheuk Tong, Moon
Born in Hong Kong, Yip is a rare local Hong Kong artist who engages in various specialties simultaneously with theatre production, cultural event, multi-media project and music composition.
Yip graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree ( First Class Honours ), majoring in Theatre Set and Costume Design.
2011, his set design work in La Demande d’emploi, an event of Le French May Arts Festival 2010 was making him to be selected as ever-youngest Hong Kong representatives, to take part in The Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition of Scenography and Theatre Architecture (PQ2011) in Czechoslovakia.
2012, theatre design work presented in a local non- verbal physical comedy- Detention was invited to re-run in Edinburgh Arts Festival 2012, as one of the events of 2012 Cultural Olympiad in England.
The latest theatre design work in 2016 :
Skylight, by David Hare
Mid Summer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare

Email Address: moon_mool@yahoo.com.hk

Theatre Company Windmill Grass Theatre

The Premiere Date of Production 2015-09-25

The Premiere Space of Production Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium

Author Leung Cho You, Joey & Shaw Mei Kwan

Director/ Choreographer Chan Chu Hei

Set Designer Yip Cheuk Tong, Moon

Lighting Designer Gabriel Fung

Costume Designer Cheng Man Wing

Sound Designer Fung Chin Lung