Come and meet the artist behind The Faery Trails, Lucas Chih-Peng Kao. He will give a talk and tour of his project on the launch of the exhibition on 6th October. The Faery Trails is part of the Asia Triennial Manchester.
The Faery Trails will create a magical site-specific experience reinterpreting traditional western folklore through a globalised lens. Bury Sculpture Centre will become both gallery and studio as Lucas creates a new series of films with local performers showcased alongside his previous works exploring movement, identity and desire.
Lucas Chih-Peng Kao is a multidisciplinary artist and award winning short filmmaker born in Taiwan who lives and works in the UK. His works combines performance, dance, film and site specific installation together to create visually stunning experiences, questioning identity and representation.
He has collaborated with many artists to create dance films and is currently developing a performance “Catching Up with Oneself” with choreographer Kai-Wen Chuang to explore Identity and their experience in the UK. Receiving residential support from Dance Base and The Work Room, as well as performing in Hidden Door Festival in 2018.