The new Arts Tech Hua-yen Buddhaverse 2022 is a presentation of pujas with Arts Tech, as well as a journey of Hua-yen through sounds and images. With the use of immersive projection, 3D LED screens and audio, and the specially designed “mindfulness through movement” method, an immersive world of the Hua-yen is created. “Mindfulness through movement” encourages subtle movements such as breathing, eyes and mouth movements among the audience. Combined with the imagery in Venerable Thích Nhất Hạnh’s texts and the chanting of the Hua-yen scripture, it allows the audience to easily achieve a state of balance between the mind and body.
‘The digital world is made up of the digits ‘0’ and ‘1’ upon which an infinite digital world is thus created. The inspiration for the multimedia design of the performance Hua-yen Sutra originates from the concept of ‘One’ and ‘Many’, or ‘Unity’ and ‘Diversity’, in the World of Hua-yen.” Mathias Woo, the Director’s note, Hua-yen Sūtra (2007)
Original Text by Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh Extracted from The Book “Cultivating the Mind of Love” Parallax Press, 2004
Voice Over by Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh Extracted from audio recording “The Ultimate Dimension”
New Vision Arts Festival 2022 Programme
The programme is offered by the Zuni Icosahedron in support of the “New to the Theatre: School Culture Day Scheme 2022/23” presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department