Red Moon, 2018



Shown in:

'ANIMA', JdP Building Oxford, 2018.

Red Moon (2018). 2-minute Excerpt of a 6-minute Performance. JdP Building, Oxford (June 2018).

Collaboration with Tom Metcalf (b. Britain; M.St in Composition at Worcester College, Oxford)  


  • Performance at the JdP Building, Oxford (June 2018) by 

    • Ensemble: ANIMA 

    • Tam Tam: David Palmer

    • Voices: Patrick Keefe (English) | Michael Shao (Mandarin) | Elaine Wong (Cantonese)

  • Selected Performance Excerpts (in chronological order)

    • Mandarin & English reading of 'Red Roses & White Roses', Eileen Chang (1920-2005)

    • Cantonese reading of Chinese ancient tale of Chang-O 

    • Cantonese singing of the lyrics of ' March of the Volunteers' in the melody of 'God Save the Queen'

    • Footage of Chris Patten's farewell speech as the last governer during the handover ceremony on 1 July 1997

    • Footage of Mrs Carrie Lam's inauguration speech as the 4th Chief Executive of Hong Kong during the 20th Handover Anniversary Ceremony on 1 July 2017

    • Footage of President Xi's speech during the 20th Handover Anniversary Ceremony on 1 July 2017

    • Recording of crossing Victoria Harbour on Star Ferry in Hong Kong (March, 2018)

    • Recording of domestic household (including the artist) watching the fireworks on the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover on 1 July 2017

KWAN Q LI 李君 ​

Hong Kong artist with a practice in reading, writing, lens-based media and performance.