Steve Hui (aka Nerve)

Steve Hui (aka Nerve) is a Hong Kong based multidisciplinary artist whose practice mines the boundaries between contemporary music, sound art, multimedia theatre and underground subcultures. His main interest is experimenting with tradition and remixing art forms. Hui's recent works including: documentary opera Songs of Portrait, cinematic opera 1984, digital opera The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci, live soundtracks for the 1950s films Family, Spring, Autumn, Wittgenstein, and Rotten Big Ass. Hui is active in the local and international underground scene, performing and djing at 15 Grams, HKCR, CTM (Berlin), LUFF (Lausanne), as well as numerous DIY outdoor parties. He is the founder and artistic director of the experimental music group Decade Ensemble. Hui holds a masters degree in composition and electronic music from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he is currently a part-time lecturer.