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Clem So

Artist

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Arts.

Clem So's work centres around his Identity as a British born man of Chinese descent and he takes a look at the duality of this diaspora and through his creativity, is trying to convey this as one cohesive whole using his Buddhist practice as the pivot. His work covers a broad spectrum of media from paintings, installation work (including sound) to moving image.

Through a combination of a traditional and digital process, he is able to peel back and reveal hidden layers of abstracted texture and subtle gestures of narrative transmitted as compelling portraiture and installation work.

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Mike Tsang

Photographer

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Arts. Charities. Culture. Fashion. Photography.

Mike Tsang was born and raised in London to Chinese-Mauritian parents. Being a second-generation Mauritian and third-generation Chinese, the mix of Asian-African-European cultures in his heritage and upbringing has strongly influenced his photographic work.

Mike grew up in the Harrow suburb of London and went on to study Mathematics at University before being drawn towards photography. Having always been fascinated by the range of different cultures and people that London holds, and having a strong visual aesthetic that made him pore over films and comics throughout his childhood, photography became the perfect medium through which to explore the subjects of his curiosity.

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Sin-Man Yue

Choreographer and performer

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Arts. Culture. Dance. Education.

Sin-Man Yue trained in contemporary, ballet and Chinese folk dance in her native Hong Kong and London Contemporary Dance School. Since graduating, she has worked with Bi Ma Dance Co., Janet Smith and Dancers, Claire Russ Ensemble and Victoria Marks etc… and performed nationally and internationally.

Sin Man also works intensively in cultural performances and workshops throughout the UK and collaborates regularly with different arts organisations on their education programmes, e.g. Pan Centre for Multicultural Arts, Museums, Cultural Co-operation and Chinese Cultural Centre.

Sinman Dance Company was formed in 2002. The aim of the company is to continually promote and develop Chinese dance in UK through public performances and activity workshops. They also attempt to meet the new creative challenges of the East and West cultures. The company funders include Arts Council and Awards For All.

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Jeremy Tiang 程异

Actor, writer

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Arts. Film, TV & Radio. Literature. Theatre.

Jeremy is originally from Singapore, and is equally fluent in Mandarin and English. After reading English Literature at Oxford, he trained as an actor at Drama Centre London.

Performance credits include Peace Pagoda (Royal Opera House), The First Emperor (British Museum/ Yellow Earth Theatre), Jingo (Finborough), Ex Humare (King's Head Theatre), Hounslow West (Theatre503), Men of Monsters (Hen & Chickens), Rendition Monologues, The Illegals, Seven Years With Hard Labour (iceandfire), A Singapore Carol (Singapore Repertory Theatre), 8.3 Minutes (short film, opposite Colin Salmon), The Madness of the Dance (short film, opposite Maxine Peake), and the Bollywood film Show Man. Jeremy has also taken part in rehearsed readings for the Royal Court, Soho Theatre and King's Head Theatre.

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Stephen Hoo 何天放

Actor

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Arts. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Stephen Hoo born and raised in London studied Theatre at The Brit Performing Arts School. He then went on to study Modern and Classical Chinese at The School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), where he also studied Film & Theatre of China, Taiwan and the Diaspora.

Stephen is proud of his Chinese heritage and actively seeks work where these themes are present. He has played the infamous Song Liling in David Henry Hwangs subversive “M.Butterfly”, the rough mainlander Ming opposite David Tse in Simon Wu's “Wolf in the House”, adopted Terry in Rikki Beadle-blair's “HOME”, the drunken foul mouthed Charlie in “BODEGA LUNG FAT” at The Hackney Empire and British born Chinese Chris in Soho Theatre's “Soho Streets”.

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Irene Ng

Actor, Creative Artist, Presenter

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Arts. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Irene has been working in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. She is British Chinese and grew up in the suburbs of London. She started modelling in her teens before going to drama school to train as an actress.

She graduated from Drama Studio London (NCDT) in 1993 and since then has worked internationally in film, television, theatre, radio, commercials, and as a presenter. Notably she was Lead Supporting actress to Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor in feature films "Nightwatch" and "Rogue Trader" respectively. Irene is also host and anchor for Oracle WebTV.

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David Tse Ka-Shing

Freelance actor, writer, theatre director and film-maker. Creative Director of Chinatown Arts Space (part-time)

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Arts. Culture. Education. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

David read law before training at Rose Bruford College (acting) and the Leicester Haymarket Theatre (directing). He studied Beijing Opera movement with Lee Siu Wah and during M. Butterfly with Jamie Guan. Inspired by East Asian physical style, he became Artistic Director of Yellow Earth Theatre where for 13 years, he successfully led the company to become the UK’s only revenue-funded British East Asian touring theatre.

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Fung Lam 林丰

Composer / Musician

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Arts. Culture. Film, TV & Radio. Media. Music.

With the premiere of his 23-minutes orchestral work Unlocking in May 2008 by the BBC Concert Orchestra and conductor Charles Hazlewood, Fung Lam became not only the first composer commissioned to compose a new work specifically for BBC Radio 3’s Discovering Music programme, but also the youngest Chinese composer ever to have received a commission from the BBC.

Ranging from original concert and media works to various arrangements, sometimes involving both Western and Chinese instruments, Fung’s music has been performed around the world, including festivals such as the Cheltenham Music Festival, BASBWE International Wind Festival, Soundwaves Festival, Second Glance Festival, BBC Electric Proms, Musicarama (Hong Kong), Le French May (Hong Kong), as well as Asian Composers’ League Asian Music Festivals in Japan, Israel and New Zealand.

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Kenny Ren

Chinese Performer of Saxophone & Magic

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Arts. Culture. Dance. Entertainment. Music. Sports.

Kenny Ren aims to build cultural partnerships between artists, schools, businesses and communities across the UK and China.

Kenny Ren was born in a tradition art family in Shandong, China. He enjoyed growing up with arts and music and found that he was gifted, developing as a multi-talented artist.

In 1994, he joined the Opera House of Shan Dong and qualified as a professional musician. In 2001, he further studied in Malaysia and in 2003 he moved to the United Kingdom.

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Natasha Huang

Make-up artist / Designer

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Arts. Entertainment. Fashion. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Natasha is an award-winning professional make-up artist/designer, who was born in Taipei Taiwan.

Natasha came to London in 2003 to study at the London College of Fashion (University of the Arts London) and graduated in 2006 with a degree in 'Special effects Make-up (Film & TV)'.

After her graduation, she landed her first theatre job at Yellow Earth Theatre as Make-up & Hair Designer for the production of "King Lear" (a co-production with the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre) which took her to work in Shanghai and Chongqing in China, and thereafter, the production toured Britain including at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stafford-upon-Avon where she had the honor to meet and chat with HRH Prince of Wales there in November 2006.

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