Date and Time
13 June 2020 (SAT) 1100-1200
13 June 2020 (SAT) 1200-1300
11-22 June 2020 1000-1800
Hong Kong Arts Centre
Free, limited quota, first come, first served (Registration are full)
The second programme of “Culture Masseur: Talking Heads” is “Art X Mindfulness: Listening to the Boundless Universe through Art”. Local scenographer and singing bowl performer Tsang Man Tung will be curating an artist presentation, “lokadhātu” mindfulness installation exhibition, “Singing to your Heart- Singing Bowl” experiential showcase and a chill-chat salon. The public are welcome to visit the exhibition, and, via a single application online, attend the artist presentation and participate in the experiential showcase. Tsang Man Tung will also lead an online chill-chat salon with his guests on art and mindfulness.
“Listen to your Heart- Singing Bowl” Experiential Showcase | LB/F, McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre | 13 (Sat) June 2020 1400-1500
Led by Tsang Man Tung, participants will listen to the harmonized vibration from the Himalayan singing bowls, which tunes one into the state of calmness, relaxation and peace.
Artist Presentation | LB/F, McAulay Studio, Hong Kong Arts Centre | 13 (Sat) June 2020 1500-1545
Tsang Man Tung will talk about how his veteran experience as an art creator helps him in combining meditation, and singing bowl with art. He will also introduce his “lokadhātu” mindfulness installation exhibition and share with the audience the secret way of having mindfulness practice while visiting the exhibition.
Tsang Man Tung will conduct an online conversation with local diva Elisa Chan, who has been keen to practice meditation in recent years, and the Director of Dharma Drum Mountain Hong Kong Centre Venerable Chang Zhan. They will be discussing the interplay of art and meditation, and how mindfulness and singing bowl act as an artistic form to respond to the current world. Edited video recording will be published to the website of Cultural Masseur for public viewing.
“lokadhātu” Mindfulness Installation Exhibition | 3/F Jockey Club Atrium, Hong Kong Arts Centre | 11 (Thu) – 22 (Mon) June 2020; 1000-1800
The “lokadhātu” project is originated from Tsang Man Tung’s mindfulness installation exhibition held at the International Bodhisattva Sangha in Taiwan last year. Natural marks, traces and scars will be left on brass sheets after being oxidised in nature, and each sheet is indeed one unique universe of its own. Visit the work at Hong Kong Arts Centre, and in each brass sheet initiate a conversation with your heart.
Tsang Man-tung is a renowned scenographer and singing bowl performer. He has won numerous local and international awards in theatre design, having organized meditative arts and Zen activities on many occasions. Besides, he is author of “The Bowl of Enlightenment” and singing bowl music album “The Seed of Sound”.
Elisa Chan, a name known affectionately that represents good & true music, and has dominated the international Chinese music scene for over three decades. Other than her devotion to music, it is always her wish to inspire others with her advocacy of healthy living and positive life values.
Venerable Chang Zhan
Venerable Chang Zhan, is a disciple of Master Sheng Yen, the founder of Dharma Drum Mountain. He obtained his Master of Arts degree from the University of the Arts London and graduated from the department of Chan, Dharma Drum at Sangha University. He is currently the Director of the Dharma Drum Mountain Hong Kong Centre.