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Chinese stage designer wins in best lighting at Prague Quadrennial

CZECH REPUBLIC -CHINESE-STAGE DESIGNER-AWARD

File photo taken in March 2019 shows Shaoxing Opera "Peach Blossom Fan" is staged in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province. At the ongoing 14th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Chinese stage designer Zhou Zhengping won the Award of Best Lighting Design for his work Shaoxing Opera "Peach Blossom Fan". The quadrennial, the world's largest and most prestigious performance design event, is known as the "Olympics of the world's stage design". The 11-day, 14th quadrennial attracting exhibitors from more than 60 countries and regions will close on June 16. (Xinhua/China Institute of Stage Design)

PRAGUE, June 12 (Xinhua) -- At the ongoing 14th Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Chinese stage designer Zhou Zhengping won the Award of Best Lighting Design with his work of Yue Opera "Peach Blossom Fan".

The Quadrennial is the world's largest and the most prestigious performance design event, also known as the "Olympic of stage design world". The 14th Quadrennial, with the theme "Imagination, Transformation and Memory", attracted exhibitors from more than 60 countries and regions.

The stage design of Yue Opera "Peach Blossom Fan" is characterized with simplicity and elegance, and full of implications. Its lighting design tries to be expressive and poetic.

"This is a poetic, magical, complex lighting design that plays a powerful role in bringing out the drama," said the jury when delivering the award to Zhou.

At this year's Quadrennial, the Chinese delegation organized by the China Institute of Stage Design brought their works to the exhibition of five units: National and Regional Exhibition, Student Exhibition, Fragment Exhibition, Architectural Exhibition, and Publication Exhibition.

The 11-day long Quadrennial will close on June 16.

[ Editor: WPY ]