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Gao Xingjian

Of Mountains and Seas

Of Mountains and Seas

New Asia Amphitheatre

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Reviewed: May 31

Tuesday, 3 June, 2008, 12:00am

Deeper than words

Nobel laureate and writer Gao Xingjian sees himself as a modern hermit. Since leaving China more than two decades ago in quest of personal and artistic freedom, the 68-year-old has been leading a reclusive life not on the mountains but in exile.

3 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Bidding for souvenir torch hits HK$1.7m

Hong Kong squash player Christina Mak Pui-hin was overjoyed yesterday when bidding for her souvenir torch reached HK$1.7 million in a charity auction to help earthquake victims.

27 May 2008 - 12:00am

Gao Xingjian Arts Festival

Chinese University of Hong Kong and the French Consulate present a retrospective of the art and literature of 2000 Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian (left), who was born in Jiangxi province and is now a French citizen, as part of this year's Le French May.

25 May 2008 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Orchestras to hold concert aimed at raising funds for victims of Sichuan earthquake

24 May 2008 - 12:00am

Artist, Nobel laureate Gao in town next month

If such pop-culture comets as Kanye West and the Olsen twins don't excite you when they come to town, then maybe a Nobel Prize-winning author will.

Coinciding with this year's Le French May, Alisan Fine Arts gallery, operated by Alice King, is inviting back to the city Gao Xingjian, the Paris-based painter-novelist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000.

4 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Class Notes

CUHK in collaboration to collect works by Nobel literature laureate

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

What's On


The Scene, an exhibition featuring the new visual creations by Wing Shaya, runs until June 12 at the Shanghai Street Artspace (404 Shanghai Street, Yau Ma Tei).

24 May 2005 - 12:00am

Class Notes

chinese U archives nobel laureate

Chinese University has set up an archive at its library with 300 items about Nobel literature laureate Gao Xingjian, including his plays, novels, manuscripts and posters. Daily guided tours, from today to Wednesday, are at 2.30pm-3pm and 3pm-3.30pm.

colleges unite for continued learning

11 Dec 2004 - 12:00am


Taiwanese illustratior Jimmy Liao saw off local authors to top this year's Secondary School Student Book Chart. More than 100,000 voted in this annual poll organised by the RTHK. Liao - whose Turn Left, Turn Right has been turned into a movie - has two entries in the top ten chart, including Nobel Laureate for Literature Gao Xingjian's Mother, for which he provided illustrations.

9 May 2003 - 12:00am