Form is Emptiness
Emptiness is Form
KJ Wong in piano spiritual-solo
Mindfulness Beach Piano
“Open your heart to music’s infinitude” ~ KJ Wong
The famous line Form is Emptiness; Emptiness is Form comes from the Heart Sutra. The full Sanskrit title Prajñāpāramitā hṛdaya conveys the meaning of “transcending life cycles of birth and death, and attaining the liberating wisdom of non-arising and non-ceasing”. Only 260 words in total, this ancient treasured text encapsulates the deepest wisdom of Mahayana Buddhism and is the most translated and most frequently recited text.
KJ Wong plays First Lessons in Bach as if engaging in the traditional hand-copying of the Heart Sutra, highly absorbed in mindfulness through the doors of eyes, ears, hands and mind, practising skills as well as transcending them on each key, at each step. With emotions guided by the interaction between music and image, the celebrated piece that is well-practised by every piano learner will take us into the realm where Emptiness meets Sound.
Music Director︰Yu Yat-yiu @PMPS
Visual & Creative Designer：Mathias Woo
・Performed in Cantonese
・Running time approximately 70 minutes with no intermission
・No latecomers will be admitted, until a suitable break in the performance.
・Zuni Icosahedron reserves the right to add, withdraw or substitute artists and/or vary advertised programmes and seating arrangements.