Hong Kong’s Mathias Woo goes to Singapore’s Huayi Festival

27th February 2013



The Hong Kong-based Zuni Icosahederon co-artistic director, who is also an architect, talks to Mary Mazzilli about architecture and theatre, making theatre in Asia, the changes in Hong Kong after the hand-over in 1997, Eighteen Springs (now running at Huayi Festival in Singapore) and what he thinks about experimental theatre in the UK. Recorded in Singapore on 21 February 2013.

In the West you have a system where institutionalized creativity allows growth, in the East it is all about the person, the person is the institution. Both have their merits.