A few favourite projects:
I’m super excited to have written music for theatre show Forgotten, an original stage play by Daniel York Loh, inspired on the experiences of the 140,000 Chinese Labour Corps, who worked for the Brits and Allies in World War 1. Produced by Moongate and Yellow Earth, directed by Kim Pearce. Check out the trailer.
Where Are They From?
This short film by Suki Mok and myself charts the journeys of four London-based artists from East Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and India we explore the stories behind each journey, life in their hometowns and if their backgrounds have inspired creative work. Featuring guest interviewees: composer/Bhangra pioneer Kuljit Bhamra, award-winning novelist/filmmaker Xiaolu Guo, educator/bassist Svetlana Vassileva and Cameroonian-British artist Shiri Achu.
Cinematography by Suki Mok
Soundtrack, violin, viola, keyboard, liuqin – Liz Liew
2nd Camera Operator – Ikin Yum
Tabla – Kuljit Bhamra
Bass – Svet Vassileva
Music recorded and mixed by Øyvind Aamli at Stella Polaris Studios, London
With special thanks to Rich Mix, Stella Polaris Studios and Kii Studios and the interviewees.
Live in Trafalgar Square
To celebrate the Year of the Monkey we performed a special 10 minute ‘Chi2 Monkey King Mash-Up’ from our Monkey King show. Here’s our live performance in Trafalgar Square’s Main Stage: