The East Kowloon Cultural Centre aims to shake things up in Hong Kong’s cultural sphere by embracing digital technology for the arts. Photo: Shutterstock
The East Kowloon Cultural Centre aims to shake things up in Hong Kong’s cultural sphere by embracing digital technology for the arts. Photo: Shutterstock
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Hong Kong a future art tech leader? East Kowloon Cultural Centre to serve as a test bed for experimental uses of technology in performances

  • Live-streamed holograms, 3D projection mapping, immersive audio and virtual reality among the features expected at the centre, which is set to open in 2023
  • The more than HK$4 billion (US$510 million) structure spread over two hectares will include five theatres and concert halls and three rehearsing rooms

The East Kowloon Cultural Centre aims to shake things up in Hong Kong’s cultural sphere by embracing digital technology for the arts. Photo: Shutterstock
The East Kowloon Cultural Centre aims to shake things up in Hong Kong’s cultural sphere by embracing digital technology for the arts. Photo: Shutterstock
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