The Black Box Exercise

An Arts Education Model from Hong Kong
  • Yuewai Wong
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 11)

The highlight of the multimedia theatre performance, Four Grand Inventions, created by Danny Yung in 1999 was a short piece of creative writing. In this performance, a man in black presented the audience with a black box. Once the box was opened, a series of thought-provoking images emerged on stage in a well-articulated and artistic manner. These images intrigued the audience and encouraged them to enter the black box. We realized then that curiosity was the driving force behind the desire to open up the unknown, in this case everybody’s own black box. On the other hand, a disciplined and creative approach was required to make the inventions or ideas materialize.


Artistic Manner Creative Concept Gallery System Workshop Facilitator Public Exhibition 
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