L’Opera di Pulcinella – 7th Day of Urban Dionysia

The Διονύσια τὰ ἀστικά ‘Urban Dionysia’, are the last Dionysian celebrations of the Hellenic lunar calendar. They close the yearly events in boreal spring - austral fall - with other rituals, dances and performances. Each day of the Dionysia, I introduce, with only one sentence, a piece of performance art from anyone in the world, … Continue reading L’Opera di Pulcinella – 7th Day of Urban Dionysia

Rural Dionysia 2020

Dark are my blood and genitorsso they won’t ask me to obeylaws and morals of creditorswho are blind to the Milky Way Phased are my flesh and my father’sSo is the Great Conjunction ofthe Civilised with his feathersand of the Wild with scales of dove Joint are my mother and my soulso much that oceans … Continue reading Rural Dionysia 2020

Daai-Hak-Tin [大黑天] : The Spirit behind the Dark Gods of Hong Kong Streets

Around ten years ago, in a time when I was lost between different parishes, between good and evil, between the spirit and the matter, between Jesus and Shiva, and between Cronus and Dionysus, my godson and son of my sister, genuinely asked me that simple but hardly answerable question: “c’est quoi, ta religion?” or, if … Continue reading Daai-Hak-Tin [大黑天] : The Spirit behind the Dark Gods of Hong Kong Streets

Shatin New Town Plaza’s Burlesque Mercenaries

Compared with Festival Walk shopping mall in Kowloon Tong which, for some deliciously elfish conjuncture’s reason, has been closed down just on time before Christmas after a fire had been lit up by protesters, New Town Plaza shopping mall in Shatin, traditionally more humble than the latter, has been upgraded to a commercial fortress level. … Continue reading Shatin New Town Plaza’s Burlesque Mercenaries

Announcement from French presidential party La République en Marche about the situation in Hong Kong

The following is a translation of the official announcement made by the French presidential party "La République en Marche" regarding the political crisis in Hong Kong. On Sunday 18 August, 1.7 millions of Hong Kong citizens demonstrated peacefully for freedom and democracy. This number is remarkable. This is about 30% of Hong Kong people over … Continue reading Announcement from French presidential party La République en Marche about the situation in Hong Kong