Photo by Dominic Farlam
(Hon Kit Chan) is a Honghongese contemporary artist from Computer Science background. He investigates the methods of applying logic to performance. His interests are in algorithmic choreography and using technology to influence spectatorship, so to study the politics of performance. He is a part of the duo Ghost and John and the Artistic Co-director of The Devisers Company. He is a danceWEB scholarship recipient at ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival 2019.
With digital interactive technology, Ghost Chan manipulates the power dynamics between the creator, the performers and the audience. His works include "I'M NOT SURE ABOUT YOU, BUT I NEED MY PHONE", "Fate", "RLDU" and more. His investigation into algorithmic choreography empowers him as an artist to expand the spectating experience he can provide, in which trigger reflection on the social system that we are in.
“Holding the mirror in the face of people: this is how modern technology abuses you already."
- Rio Rutzinger, Artistic Director of ImPulsTanz
Ghost Chan is a programming analyst (BEng Computer Science, HKUST) and has been trained in Computer Science. He gets tired of being trapped in the routine and fears of turning into a machine with the computer. He found himself to be alive when dancing, then decided to go to London for MA Contemporary Dance at London Contemporary Dance School (The Place). He is trained under Siu Wan from SHOW DANCE and Tsang Wing Fai back in Hong Kong.
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