Vancouver playwright Derek Chan says his multi-media production “Yellow Objects”, about the Hong Kong protest movement, tells “truth through subversive irreverence”. Photo: Maria Zarrillo Vancouver playwright Derek Chan says his multi-media production “Yellow Objects”, about the Hong Kong protest movement, tells “truth through subversive irreverence”. Photo: Maria Zarrillo
Vancouver playwright Derek Chan says his multi-media production “Yellow Objects”, about the Hong Kong protest movement, tells “truth through subversive irreverence”. Photo: Maria Zarrillo
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‘Yellow Objects’ show keeps Hong Kong protest themes alive with subversive humour and Canadian public funding

  • Most artists taking part in the production do so anonymously or using pseudonyms, fearing Hong Kong’s National Security Law
  • Playwright Derek Chan says the show, allocated about C$80,000 (US$65,000) in taxpayer funds, is a way to tell ‘truth through irreverence’

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Vancouver playwright Derek Chan says his multi-media production “Yellow Objects”, about the Hong Kong protest movement, tells “truth through subversive irreverence”. Photo: Maria Zarrillo Vancouver playwright Derek Chan says his multi-media production “Yellow Objects”, about the Hong Kong protest movement, tells “truth through subversive irreverence”. Photo: Maria Zarrillo
Vancouver playwright Derek Chan says his multi-media production “Yellow Objects”, about the Hong Kong protest movement, tells “truth through subversive irreverence”. Photo: Maria Zarrillo
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