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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Body I.D. Space I, II & III From Y-Space’s base in a factory in Kwai Fong, to the Art Zone in the Dashanzi industrial area in Beijing, and then to the OCT Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT) in Shenzhen. Bodies, Spaces and Identities … inextricably interrelated. Different tongues, cuisines, climates, laws, histories, within the same country … Do our differences make us unique, or create barriers? Does our coming together imply that all is well? Small personal choices and spatial changes could have rippling effects, in our behaviors and expressions, in our culture and history … Y-Space performed this site-specific work at the invitation of Beijing’s Dashanzi International Art Festival, a festival organized by the passionate artists of the 798 Art Zone. Body I.D. Space I combined dance, live music and site projections. The festival also hosted the Time/Space2 event, where different performances were installed in the same space. Body I.D. Space II was one of the works sharing this time-space. In 2009 in Shenzhen, Y-Space revisited this collision of differences when invited to perform Body I.D. Space III at Crossing OCAT Contemporary Dance Festival.   Production Team Producers, Choreographers, Conceivers & Dancers: Victor Choi-wo Ma, Mandy Ming-yin Yim Dancers: Song Nan (III), Hugh Cho (III), Peng Yu Hai (III) & Christine Kehr (III) Lighting Designer: Victor Choi-wo Ma & Anna Lee (III) Musicians: Nelson Hiu & Edmund Leung (III) Video Artist: David Wong (I & II) Video Designer: Woo Ling Ling (III)   Body I.D. Space IV The twists and turns in our lives take us round and round in space. We are taking in things all the time. And so our body expands, our identities change ...