Variation #49: Gein Wong
In the construction of a country, it is not the practical workers but the idealists and planners that are difficult to find…powerful people have liberty.
~ Sun Yet-Sen, revolutionary who help throw down the last emperor of China
Gein Wong is an interdisciplinary director, playwright, composer, poet and video artist. Her show Hiding Words (for you), delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. It runs from September 13 – 23 at Harbourfront Centre’s Enwave Theatre, and tickets can be purchased here.